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Assembly Technician III


Computer Technician


Hodges, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS division is currently seeking a Assembly Technician III.

The hourly rate for this position is $17.94 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.

What you’ll do:

Eaton’s Commercial & Residential Distribution Solutions division is currently seeking an Assembly Technician III to join our team on 2nd shift. This position is based at our Hodges, SC location.

Hourly Rate: Starting at $17.94 with $1.00 per hour shift premium

Position Overview:

The Assembler III will be responsible for achieving daily production goals with focus on safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity. This role will be responsible for assembling Low Voltage Assemblies. They will execute all required tasks including, but not limited to Assembler I roles, Assembler II roles, assembly, wire, fit and modification work as required in the manufacture of low voltage assemblies, breaker and auxiliary compartments, breakers, renewal parts of assemblies or breakers, customer service orders, power modules and any sub-assemblies associated with these. Identify and collect needed material for kits, when required and assemble/prepare for shipment. They will work with a team and flex in all areas of the assembly operation as needed.

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 and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

You will be responsible for complex assemblies to fulfill customer requirements/orders by producing quality products, safely, in a timely manner following Standard Work.

• Comply with the environment, health, and safety guidelines.

• Sustainment of 5S+ in area.

• Be responsible for following all safety policies and procedures, complying with WSRA’s, and wearing proper PPE. Any safety issue identified should be reported immediately to team lead, supervisor, or manager.

• Work to manufacturing information, electrical and mechanical drawings, sketches, written or oral instruction from supervisor or engineering and to established procedures.

• Responsible for visual inspections of material before and after assembling.

• Responsible for identifying nonconforming parts and troubleshooting errors. May be required to perform hipot test on assemblies.

• Use various fixtures, gauges, and assembly tools to assemble, adjust or repair assemblies. Use of layout, drill, saw, punch, rivet, and paint material as required.

• Apply identification labeling on completed assemblies as required.

• Form shipping groups of final products shipped to external customers and prepare assemblies for shipment or storage, as appropriate.

• Use appropriate lift assist or partner lift when moving material/products. May lift and carry up to 50 lbs and push or pull up to 100 lbs.

• Flex to other areas as needed or perform tasks of other positions as needed including Tables operations such as assembly, testing, and correlation. Lean Line operations such as machine operation, correlation, can prep, tape, and assembly. Flex Line operations such as assembly, water spider, and correlation. PowerWave2 operations such as assembly and test.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• Authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

Preferred qualifications:

• At least 1 year experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

• 1 year of experience using hand and air tools

• Prior experience with reading blueprints

• South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) or equivalent

Position Criteria: (Non-measurable criteria/qualifications – these are just examples)

• Proven problem-solving skills.

• Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.

• Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus

• Mechanical aptitude


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