Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details

Assembler I - 2nd Shift (Dept 05)

Manufacturing and Production



South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ESS division is currently seeking a Assembler I - 2nd Shift (Dept 05) to join our team in South Milwaukee, WI!

The hourly rate for this position is $20.55 per hour + $2.50/hr shift premium. The core hours are 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

This position is offering a sign-on bonus of $2,000*, less applicable withholding .

*Bonus terms:

  • Bonuses are being offered for a limited time only. Applications must be submitted on or after January 1 st , 2024 to qualify.
  • Bonuses are only applicable to specific job types and shifts; additional terms and conditions may apply.
  • Associates must be employed at the time of the payout.
  • Bonuses will be payable in two installments: $1,000, less applicable withholding will be paid after three (3) months of employment and the remaining $1,000, less applicable withholding will be paid after nine (9) months of employment

Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer:

  • Health benefits and vacation time - available to use on day one of your employment!
  • Paid holidays - up to 12!
  • Weekly pay
  • Shift premiums - $2.50/hr
  • Career progression opportunities to cross-train in different departments and increase compensation.
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more!

What you’ll do:

The Assembly position is responsible for performing a variety of diversified sub and light to medium duty final assembly operations on our overhead switchgear product line. In this role, you will perform some complicated sub-assembly and final assembly operations, which contain a large number of parts and substantial fitting and aligning of components, usually limited to a specific standard procedure - on a repetitive basis

Key Processes can include:

  • Light and Medium Duty Assembly
  • Hi-Pot and Functional Testing
  • Assembly of cables and wire harnesses
  • Soldering
  • Kitting and Packaging

In this function, you will:

  • Follow established working procedures.
  • Set-up workstation to facilitate easier assembly and operate independently or on a group basis.
  • Complete paperwork, enter labor, confirm production and move products to outgoing materials zone.
  • Screen defective parts or make adjustments as necessary and report out any concerns to Team Leader or Supervisor.
  • Interact with other departments as needed for advice and decisions.
  • Assist QA/Engineering with problem solving for new product development as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) of the work location will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Trades training (or equivalent) of soldering and brazing operations, electronic terminology and symbols, and electrical circuits and electronics.


  • Be flexible in work environment and perform multiple job functions within Department.
  • Ability to read blueprints and drawings.
  • Ability to use Microsoft word, excel, and other applications such as SAP.
  • Must be able to walk/stand for an 8 hours shift with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to lift 48lbs and push/pull 48 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation


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.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-[Register to View] to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.

We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.