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Eaton Corporation Lead Technician in Marshall, Michigan

Eaton in Marshall, MI has an opening for a Lead Technician in our Prototype Model Shop.

Primary function:

Support and partner with our product engineering team by supplying accurately produced prototype hardware. This role will set up, operate, and maintain various tool room machinery (grinders, CNC, lathes, etc.) to make, modify, or repair tools, fixtures, and assembly components. This role is in prototype testing and is involved in new and unique situations. The role will work with tolerances, fits, finishes that are being developed, requiring accurate documentation of procedures, as well as requiring the machinist to be a creative, able to do problem solving and able to react quickly to changes or unique problems.

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 role you will:

  • Support engineering by supplying machined prototypes for testing or customer use by committed dates.

  • Read, draw, and revise blueprints to produce required part specifications.

  • Operate and adjust tool room equipment according to guidelines and in a safe manner.

  • Program, revise, and load CNC programs.

  • Apply knowledge of speeds and feeds for CNC equipment as well as tooling requirements.

  • Operate Cad Software to generate machining points for programming.

  • Perform set-up and moderate maintenance of equipment and troubleshoot equipment when required.

  • Specify and purchase tooling and materials to complete work requests.

  • Utilize specified gages to ensure proper product tolerances.

  • This role will require completion of work requests on time, minimize scrap, maintain quality, interact with tooling and raw material vendors, and follow all work instructions, quality requirements and safety protocols

  • Comply with requirements of the Quality and Environmental Health and Safety Systems.

  • Maintain clean and organized work areas.

  • Perform additional functions as required.

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

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited facility and a minimum of three years relevant experience or an Associate degree from an accredited university with one-year relevant experience required

  • Basic mathematics, graph reading, and calculations are required

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) from Marshall, MI will be considered for this position. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  • Lathe and/or Grinding experience preferred

  • Knowledge of internal combustion engines

  • Experience achieving requested dimensional requirements on tightly toleranced components

Position Criteria

  • A high degree of mechanical aptitude

  • A broad knowledge of test machines and instruments

  • Print reading, GD&T, and dimensional inspection capability

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD basics

  • Quality systems knowledge including ISO 9001:2015

  • Experience in Microsoft office suite

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work under deadlines with shifting priorities

We are 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.

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

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.

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