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Wiring Technician - 1st Shift

Eaton Corporation in Sumter, SC is currently seeking Wiring Technicians on 1st shift to join our team.

Position Overview:

In the Wiring Technician role, you will wire switchboard or panelboard products and provide wiring expertise. You will effectively communicate and work with members of a team to complete work assignment and meet safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity goals.

Wiring Technician shifts: - 1st shift Mon-Fri (6am-2:30pm or 5am-1:30pm)

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 function you will:

  • Contribute to a safe, engaged and inclusive work culture by complying with all policies, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment, and performing 5S duties.
  • Use various tools, such as wire strippers and plyers to perform the electrical wiring assembly of switchboards or panelboards.
  • Work from manufacturing information such as front views, bill of materials, wiring diagrams, drawings, blueprints, order entry systems, and oral or written instructions in order to accurately select and install the correct wires and complete production in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for understanding power flow and referencing guidelines in order to comply with regulations when wiring switchboards or panelboards.
  • Maintain expected progress of jobs in area of assignment and communicate problem areas or part shortages.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement as well as complete root cause analysis in response to issues with quality or production.
  • You will be responsible for quality, including visual inspections of material before and after wiring, identifying nonconforming parts, and troubleshooting errors.
  • You will cross train and stand in for other employees/job functions when necessary.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 1 years wiring experience or successful completion of Eaton wiring certification.
  • 1 year experience in manufacturing or operations and/or technical experience in an industrial setting.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Sumter, SC will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Eaton systems including PLM (Enovia) and material management (DMM).

Position Criteria:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, persuasive skills, and analytical problem solving skills. Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within team environment.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime in support of business needs.
  • Demonstrated comprehension of wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Demonstrated comprehension of power flow.
  • Utilize various hand tools to wire and verify quality in switchboards/panelboards in a lean environment.
  • Self-driven and able to produce desired results with minimal direction.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand walk sit reach at or above shoulder level grip and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to walk stoop lift carry push pull and grip. The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 35 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/ pull up to or greater than 35 pounds. The vision requirements include far and close vision with depth perception and color discrimination. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to listen and to talk.

 

Eaton also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws.      To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com  

What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

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.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ES CRDS COMM Commercial

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Posted
01/01/2022
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 37,000.00
per Year
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Location
Sumter, SC 29150, US