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Assembly and Test Technician

Agriculture and Forestry

Horticulture Technician


Jackson, Mississippi, United States


  • Assembles and builds all non-Marine & Defense sub-assemblies, rotating group, pumps, and motors having close tolerances and critical operating requirements where fitting, alignment, and adjustment are precise.
  • Completes all required quality and customer information on reports and documents.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair to full operational status, all REO and failed test stand pumps and motors.
  • Sets up and/or operates all assembly department test stands without assistance and maintains appropriate requirements. In cases where automated test stands are present, operator may be responsible for the operation of two stands.
  • Reads and interprets test procedures to determine if the unit meets all applicable quality and standards requirements. Read gauges as required by the test procedures and transfers applicable/required data to defined quality reports and documents.
  • Interpret hydraulic schematics, pressure gauges, strip recorders and test stand "x-y" plots. Must be able to read and interpret assembly and component prints and component maintenance manuals as may be required.
  • Responsible for the cleaning and packing operations required for the rotating group processing.
  • Utilizes hand tools in building and testing units. Employs measurement instrumentation such micrometers, venire calipers, etc. to check/verify dimensional assembly requirements as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness and order in all working areas maintaining that area to the highest degree of cleanliness required for assembly operations
  • Ability to read and complete inspection ledger, inspection check sheet, operation sheet, move ticket and discrepancy report (DR) and other paperwork as necessary to comply with Quality Systems.
  • Responsible for notifying supervisors when work received does not meet the specifications required by previous operators including paperwork requirements as observable.
  • Performs operator defined preventative maintenance (TPM) and/or 5S tasks as required.
  • Responsible for returning all tools to their proper location at the end of the shift and cleaning work area.
  • Proper use of all tools and gages necessary to complete and to verify that all work performed has been completed to specifications as required.
  • Subassembly operations such as, installation of pins, plugs, inserts, bearings, miscellaneous components, etc.
  • Performs minor sanding, lapping, deburr or repair work as required in the course of performing the primary duties of the classification.
  • Compliance to Manufacturing Self-Release Process (MSRP), and responsible for the quality of the product going to next operation.
  • Responsible for safety for self and for other employees in the area.
  • Other duties as required or assigned within the job classification.


  • Team player attitude demonstrated in boss and peer relationships in a diverse environment
  • Strong work ethic demonstrated through action orientation and a drive to achieve results
  • Proficient writing skills and ability to comprehend detailed written instructions
  • High degree of manual dexterity required for complex assembly
  • Good mechanical aptitude and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to read blue prints and operate precision measuring equipment
  • Prior experience using computers


  • Certification in Hydraulic Mechanics or related field from an accredited college or vocational school
  • Associates degree in a technical field (e.g., Machining Technology, Mechanics, Industrial
  • Technology, Maintenance) from an accredited institution
  • Prior work experience with hydraulic systems in an aviation or military setting
  • Understanding of and ability to manipulate mechanical systems
  • Experience in tool making
  • Familiarity with various types of test equipment used to test hydraulic systems and components
  • A&P Mechanic certification


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing mechanical assembly, disassembly, and troubleshooting in a manufacturing, military, or aviation environment is required.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • No relocation benefits are being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50miles of Eaton’s Jackson, MS facility will be considered for this position.


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What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No