CNC Machinist Technician - 2nd shift
North Charleston , South Carolina
November 13, 2017
Eaton Aerospace Group located in N. Charleston, SC has an opening for a Technician in the Piston and Shoe Grind Cell on 1st shift. 
Job Overview
The Technician is a subject matter expert within a high performance work team for at least 75% of the processes and/or machines in that team.  The Technician is primarily responsible for training, documenting, troubleshooting, and improving processes within the department.  The technician will advise operators and setup operators. 
Essential Functions
  • Actively works to evaluate, create, document and train others in current and/or new processes for the department as a whole
  • As a Tech you are the first line(step) of the escalation plan
  • Follows leader standard work
  • Supports department in lean activities including 5’s audits & process checks
  • Helps drive change through CIF & daily Kazan’s
  • Role model for the department (behavior and production when running product)
  • Knows how to set up and change over majority (or at least 75%) of machines in department assigned
  • Can trouble shoot and correct program, quality, technical and mechanical issues with machines
  • Collaboratively works with the Engineer and Programmer for the department assisting in any changes, updates, new program creations needed, and selecting/testing of new machines in the department.
  • Read machine programs and perform program edits under engineering guidance.
  • Able to perform other duties as assigned and/or needed in the department
  • Perform all functions of the operator role
  • Perform all functions of the Set-up role at Fully Trained expertise level:
  • Properly set tools in machine locations required for set-up
  • Perform part changeover including program retrieval and input
  • Effectively us pre-setter arm or tool setter and comp tools
  • Read and edit machine programs
  • Calculate and input axis coordinates X, Y and Z or use spindle probe to load offsets
  • Establish Z set-up position for sub-spindle
  • Change out all tooling and properly build mill tools
  • Calibrate pre-setter arm by resetting parameters or tool settler or spindle proble
  • Recognize and eliminate machine alarms
  • Troubleshoot and eliminate variations that are out of process; i.e. run-out, flatness problems.
  • Cross train other employees in machine operations
  • Read and understand complex engineering drawings
  • Read, understand, and rest machine program codes
  • Follow all Eaton safety policies and standards
  • Fulfill the requirements of the Quality Policy and Quality Management System
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment adhering to 5S Principles
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED From an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 4 years CNC machine setup experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius of North Charleston, SC area will be considered for this position.



 Preferred Qualifications  
  • 6 years’ experience setting up CNC machines
  • Experience using lean or lean tools
  • Technical degree in manufacturing, machining, or related field
  • Experience leading teams
  • Demonstrated ability to train and evaluate effectively

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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