Quality Technician (2nd Shift)
South Bend , Indiana
January 04, 2017
Job Description
Eaton in South Bend, IN is hiring a 2 Shift Quality Technician.   To provide inspection, testing, and problem solving services to the plant.
Essential Functions:
  • Perform detailed tooling and part inspections based on blueprint drawings.       
  • Complete miscellaneous quality checks per control plan (lube ratio, hardness, process parameters).
  • Do daily scrap and hold transactions for plant in MRP system.
  • Analyze quality problems and advise plant personnel.
  • Data entry, data analysis and preparing detailed reports.
  • Good understanding of word processing, spreadsheets and databases. (Microsoft Office).
  • Assist teammates in defect recognition and customer requirements.
  • Provide support to floor for containment when needed.
  • Perform incoming and final inspections and destructive and nondestructive testing as required.
  • Assist with quality programs. (DOE, FMEA, Capabilities, 8D etc.)
  • Complete finish goods and supplier audits per standard work.
Physical Demands
  • Ability to frequently move and/or lift forgings and dies weighing from 3-36lbs
  • Ability to stand or walk the 75% of the time.
  • Near acuity vision to detect quality defects during inspection 
Environmental Conditions
  • Occasional extreme temperature changes such as going from inside to outside in winter, and temperature change from moving to/from operating forge press area and inverters.
  • Ability to tolerate noise at a time weighted average of 97 decibels and occasional vibration due to use of tools and equipment.
  • Ability to tolerate fumes from forge press, forklifts.
  • Ability to tolerate occasional graphite/water mist from forging operations.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications:
  • Candidate must have High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum one year experience in manufacturing/operations environment
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidate that currently reside within  50 miles of the Eaton South Bend, IN facility will be considered.
  • Candidate must be able to legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications
  • One year experience in a manufacturing environment in a forging, machining, metal assembly, material assembly, material handling, or the comparable amount of vocational education in the manufacturing field. 
  • Prior forging experience preferred.
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to read machine shop blueprints and work instructions using basic math.
  • Ability to use precision instruments and gauging such as calipers, dial indicators, micrometers, etc.  CMM exposure preferred.
  • Must be able to work on a day to day basis in a non-traditional, self-directed and team based atmosphere. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills required in the position.
  • Willingness to continue education and quality related competencies.
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and databases. (Microsoft Office).        
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Show initiative to solve problems without direction.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. 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.

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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