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Eaton Corporation Wiring Technician - 1st Shift in Sumter, South Carolina

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.

*This position includes a sign on bonus. The $1000 sign on bonus is paid out after the first 3 months of successful employment.

Wiring Technician shifts:

  • 1st shift Mon-Fri 6am-2:30pm

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.

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: ES CRDS COMM Commercial

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

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.