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Grinder Operator - 2nd Shift

Company: Eaton
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton's Electrical Sector (Crouse Hinds, B-Line and Oil & Gas business) is currently seeking a 2nd Shift Grinder Operator to join our team. This position is based at our Amarillo, TX facility.

Position Overview:

This position requires ability to perform functions and duties in the foundry related to finishing a casting, including shakeout, shot blasting, sorting, and visual inspection.

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:
Visually inspect and manually sort castings according to finishing needs
Use snag grinder and/or face grinder to remove casting defects following established procedures
Place castings in appropriate containers to prevent product mixing
Perform a variety of duties to clean castings using shot-blast machine
Direct castings from conveyor into tubs on the shakeout operation
Handle castings and visually inspect and sort castings according to finishing needs
Perform material handling duties as required
Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner
Other duties as assigned

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
1 year of experience in a manufacturing setting
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of (enter location) will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
Prior experience using grinding wheels
Prior experience in an industrial setting
Understanding of material movement

Position Criteria:
Understand and utilize the lockout/tagout procedures
Work at varied heights using fall protection as required
Ability to climb ladders
Ability to work around molten metal and in a production environment that is hot and subject to unexpected swings of overtime (ability to flex personal schedule to cover tasks on other shifts)
Ability to communicate effectively and work with all employees throughout plant
This work station requires the employee to be alert for risks while performing repetitive work on an abrasive grinding wheel.
Employee must be able to work in a heavy industrial environment with large manufacturing equipment for 10 hour days.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
Healthcare/retirement savings programs
Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

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.


Manufacturing & Operations


North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-Texas-Amarillo

Work Locations

Amarillo TX Loc


EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level

Entry Level



Does this position offer relocation?




Requisition ID :109748

Keywords: Eaton, Amarillo , Grinder Operator - 2nd Shift, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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