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Machine Operator - 1st Shift


Computer Operator


Kearney, Nebraska, United States

Eaton’s IS VEH VGNA is currently seeking a Machine Operator - 1st Shift. This position is based at our Kearney, NE location. The primary function of the Machine Operator is to set up, operate and/or tend more than one type of metal cutting machine meeting specification to produce high quality parts for our customers. They will also adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials.

The hourly rate for this position is $24.50 per hour.

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.

For this Position, we will be taking the first 25 candidates and then unposting the req to provide the best experience for each person. We will reopen as needed until the req is full.

What you’ll do:

• Manually load and unload parts from tubs to a conveyer belt.

• Visual and gauge parts to ensure product meets customer specifications - adjusts machines, tooling and to keep parts within allowable tolerances.

• Changeover of machinery and check gauges after changeovers to approve product.

• Keep work area clean and free of hazards, maintains 5-S housekeeping standards, complete paperwork.

• Read process sheets to determine proper dimensions.

• Use precision gauging equipment including calipers, micrometers, and dial indicators.

• Follow safety policies and procedures in the performance of listed daily functions.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• Must live within the country of the hiring site

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prior manufacturing experience

• High School Diploma/ GED


• Able to lift 35lbs – waist, shoulder, overhead.

• Maintains 5-S criteria within the department

• Work well with a team

• Detailed Blueprint reading

• Fork truck operation

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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.