Eaton Corporation Machine Operator (2nd Shift) in Syracuse, New York

Eaton Crouse-Hinds’ Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Machine Operator to join our team. This position is based at our Syracuse, NY facility.

The Machine Operator will perform a variety of machining operations using single or multi-spindle drill press and/or tapping machines (automatic and semi-automatic) and milling machines on various castings and parts of steel, cast iron, aluminum, brass, etc.

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.

  • You will position parts into chucks, fixtures or loading machine; move selector levers for prescribed speeds; initiating machine cycle, removing machined part and check work.

  • You will perform highly repetitive machine operations such as drilling, milling, tapping, reaming, boring, facing, threading, counterboring, etc. You will also maintain setups made by others.

  • You will work from verbal instructions, method cards and job assignment tickets, and operate sequence prescribed.

  • You will check work with fixed gauges at prescribed intervals.

  • You will remove chips from machines and move material to and from work stations as directed.

  • You will detect and report faulty machine operations, defective material and unusual cases to proper supervision.

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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing or production environment

  • Experience working with tapping, milling, and/or drill press machines

Position Success Criteria:

  • Moderate physical effort, equivalent to continuous light, frequent average or occasional heavy manual effort applied in various ways in performance of job duties.

  • Ability to use and read fixed gauges not requiring interpretation.

  • Able to read, write, perform simple addition and subtraction, follow simple directions.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.