Eaton Corporation Production Technician - 1st Shift in La Vergne, Tennessee

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Production Technician-I to join our team. This position is based at our La Vergne, TN.

The Production Technician will perform a wide range of skills including: assemble, fit and mount sub-assemblies, components, and standard fixed assemblies in electrical control equipment. Perform assembly required for test preparation and final inspection. Use established power checking procedures and equipment to verify electrical/mechanical integrity of units assembled. Perform all assignments within acceptable quantity and perfect quality requirements in keeping within assigned functions.

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 perform assigned function from oral and/or written instructions, drawings, or other manufacturing information.

  • You will perform routine maintenance on all plant equipment in area of assignment as required.

  • You will maintain quality standards by inspecting and testing finished products to ensure conformance with specifications and codes.

  • You will maintain expected progress of jobs in area of assignment and communicate problem areas or parts shortages.

  • You will handle all finished products for shipment; call carriers and load materials into carrier's vehicles.

  • You will exhibit teamwork in all you do, maintaining a positive and team based attitude. Support peers in time of high demand by working hours assigned and overtime as required; also comply with scheduled start/stop times and break periods for the facility.

  • You will participate on local teams to improve site conditions, productivity, and performance.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year of experience in a manufacturing setting or completion of a vocational program (minimum of 9 months)

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited school required.

  • 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 geographical area (within 50 miles) of La Vergne, TN will be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift driver certification

  • Experience with supply chain systems (AS400, MAPICS)

  • Experience in electrical equipment manufacturing and assembly (panelboards / switchboards preferred)

  • Experience in electrical equipment maintenance / installation

  • Experience using various tools, including: Manual/electric/pneumatic tools, drill press, press brake, fork truck, jib crane, template/fixtures, hand carts, measuring and testing equipment, storage/packaging materials and prescribed safety equipment.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Must be familiar with shipping documents, including bill of lading and packing slips

  • Lift 50 lbs. with reasonable accommodation as required.

  • Must have basic Computer Skills with strong attention to detail

  • Must be able to interact and contribute in a small team environment.

  • Know and follow established job specific and facility wide health and safety procedures and rules.

  • Bring health and safety issues, unsafe acts and safety suggestions to management's attention or correct those they can.

  • Participate in accident, injury and illness prevention activities

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

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.