Machine Operator - Afternoon Shift
Kings Mountain , North Carolina
November 13, 2017
Eaton located in Kings Mountain, NC has an opening for a Machine Operator (Smooth Bore Technician) on Afternoon Shift
Position Overview
The primary function of this position is to set up and operate assigned machines and gauging equipment necessary to process smooth bore gear components from rough material for pre-heat treat processes or from heat-treated material for post-heat processes.
Essential Responsibilities  
  • Operate CNC lathe, CNC hob, CNC shaper, CNC shavers, deburring equipment, and/or Hard Turn lathe, and/or Hard Finish machines, as assigned.
  • Set up and operate assigned machines in a timely manner.
  • Produce and maintain all part characteristics according to specifications as well as visually inspect tools for excessive wear.
  • Select and install tooling as required by the process sheet for setup to manufacture the parts.
  • Physical aspects of the job include lifting parts weighing as much as 20 pounds of rough forging
  • Obtain inspection from gear lab and, if necessary, readjust setup to obtain proper spline or tooth form, lead, involute, finish and/or size.
  • Inspect product samples for highest quality acceptance using proper inspection procedures and maintain S.P.C. charts, control  plans, etc. as required.
  • Performs minor and preventative maintenance as required and reports unusual conditions, safety issues or effective material to Coach.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and company policies.
  • Assist in maintaining atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing plant goals by using our Quality systems (e.g. QS, 9000, TS 16949) an Environmental system (e.g., ISO 1400).
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts that support department and plant goals.
  • Maintains work area housekeeping and assist in department/team housekeeping efforts.
  • Assist in training new employees


Basic Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution  
  • Must be legally authorized to work for the US on an on-going basis without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates located within 50 miles of the Kings Mountain, NC facility will be considered for this position.

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: VEH NAT North America Truck

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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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