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Quality Inspector 2nd Shift


Quality Assurance


Hodges, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS division is currently seeking a Quality Inspector 2nd Shift.

The hourly rate for this position is $17.94 per hour with a $1/hr shift differential.

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 a 2nd shift Quality Inspector to join our team. This position is based at our Hodges, SC location.

Position Overview:

The Quality Inspector will perform a variety of specific and detailed inspection functions which are required by customers to ensure their product meets or exceeds specifications, requiring selection of inspection equipment, methods, procedures, and techniques appropriate to the product and customer expectations.

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:

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

• Make certain all checklists, red tags and written process changes are complete and cleared by certified personnel signatures.

• Notify area supervisors, production managers, and other team members as required of problems in a timely manner to resolve corrective action requests (CARs) prior to shipment due dates.

• Collect defect information per product and track for appropriate long-term resolutions to CARs.

• Properly use and maintain inspection equipment, such as calipers, gauges, and tape measure.

• Review drawings and examine structure to isolate defects and utilize all appropriate resources such as, supervisors, production managers, engineers, and product managers.

• Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement as well as complete root cause analysis in response to issues with quality or production.

• Verify production area work complies with product requirements.

• Use material handling equipment to move product and supplies. May lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and push or pull up to 400 lbs. occasionally with assistance.

• Inspect rejected parts having hold tags placed by work areas to verify nonconformance. If a nonconformance exists, all items must be inspected, and corrective action taken according to established procedures.

• May require Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW) certification

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


• Authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

Preferred qualifications:

• Minimum three (3) months of manufacturing experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

• Minimum three (3) months of experience operating a powered industrial vehicle (e.g., forklift)

• Minimum three (3) months of experience utilizing Eaton system controls including material management

• Minimum three (3) months of experience using hand and air tools

• Minimum one (1) year of experience in MS Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

• South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) or equivalent

Position Criteria:

• 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

Essential Functions:

• Push and/or pull up to 100 lbs.

• Lifting up to 50 lbs.

• Fine motor skills, typing, pushing buttons, etc.

What you’ll get from us

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.

• 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

• Local referral program

• Safety shoe, safety glasses, and wellness reimbursement programs


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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.