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Welder - 2nd Shift

Manufacturing and Production



Arden, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Welder to join our 2nd Shift team. This position is based at our Arden, NC location.

This is a direct, full-time position that offers full benefits the day you start. In addition to Eaton’s competitive benefits, this position offers a salary of $20 / hour plus a $2.00 / hour shift differential.

Position Overview:

The primary function of the Welder is to perform routine welding operations of a repetitive and non-repetitive nature on standard and near-standard assemblies. Assist other operators in their work as directed/required. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world.

In this function you will:

  • Perform welding from manufacturing information, bills of material, written and/or oral instructions
  • Operate equipment/machinery to produce parts
  • Interpret work orders including; written, oral, Kanban cards, and drawings
  • Maintain necessary tools and materials for continuous operation
  • Inspect final component against work specifications
  • Perform necessary operator maintenance on machining and fabrication equipment
  • Provide on-the-job training for new operators
  • Perform TPM and 5S+ responsibilities daily
  • Pick up and place scrap in appropriate containers

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior Certifications from a 3rd party (ex. AWS or Community College Welding Certificate) or equivalent work experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is available for this position, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Arden, NC facility will be considered

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience with manufacturing fabrication.
  • Demonstrated welding ability / knowledge - A welding demonstration is required

Position Success Criteria:

  • Able to lift 35 pounds – waist, shoulder, overhead
  • Able to read calipers and tape measures
  • Able to read blue prints
  • Proven history of safe work habits
  • Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision
  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office, Internet, etc.
  • Must be able to work overtime – weekdays and weekends

Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)



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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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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