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Vacuum Bells Operator - 3rd Shift


Computer Operator


Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ESS is currently seeking a Vacuum Bells Operator - 3rd Shift to join our team on Lincoln Ave. in Waukesha, WI!

The hourly rate for this position is $22.30 per hour + $2.50/hr shift premium. The core hours are 10 pm - 6 am.

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 $3,000*, less applicable withholding .

*Bonus terms:

  • Bonuses are being offered for a limited time only. Applications must be submitted on or after January 24 th , 2023 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 $2,000, 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 Vacuum Bell Operator will operate multiple vacuum chambers, including all moves in and out, electrical connections, thermocouple placement, etc.

In this function, you will:

  • Analyze input data from the computer for the bell cycle and determine if adjustments are required to allow for proper heating and vacuum process cycles to occur.
  • Determine the run sequence and load per bell, based on unit specification and bell capabilities, to maximize throughput.
  • Move transformer to vacuum chamber for drying. Make electrical connection for drying cycle per engineering instructions.
  • Determine if units are sufficiently dry based on unit criteria and blip levels.
  • Fill tanks to the required level and checks for leaks.
  • Unload units, preps for final test, and moves to final test queuing area.
  • Load and unloads the pre-heater
  • Use cranes, material handling equipment, and small hand tools


  • High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree) from an accredited institution is required.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship, now or in the future.
  • No relocation is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the Waukesha, WI facility. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and/or knowledge of standard shop specifications (drawings, blueprints, process sheets, etc.)


  • Ability to climb a 15-foot vertical ladder to check for foaming, oil level, etc. with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 LBS; bend, twist, grab, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, use both hands to lift and lower materials, and perform all other essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations.



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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.