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Eaton Production Assembler- 2nd Shift 1 - Santa Ana, CA in Santa Ana, California


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Eaton’s ES AMER ESS division is currently seeking a Production Assembler- 2nd Shift 1. We are a leader in the design and production of critical power distribution products for many specific segments. The Production Assembler- 2nd Shift role offers a full time work week of 40 hours and potential overtime. Hours: 3:15pm-11:45pm. Full Benefits and 401k plan is offered to you day one of employment.​ You will also be given a $500.00 retention bonus to be paid out after 3 months of employment.

The hourly rate for this position is $20.55 per hour. Comes with a $1.00/hour shift-differential.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

The Assembler will timely and accurately build sub-assemblies and assemblies to customer specifications involving complex and repetitive wiring and mechanics for Power Distribution Units (PDU), and Transformers.

In this function you will:

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to build sub-assemblies and assemblies

  • Use cranes to pick up, and move transformers and materials

  • Be responsible for visual inspections of material before and after assembly

  • Use various fixtures, gauges, hand tools and power tools to assemble, adjust, or repair product

  • Perform point to point wiring during the assembling of Power Distribution Units

  • Work with sheetmetal to build transformer legs and additional components related to transformer assembly

  • Inspect completed assemblies to ensure compliance with quality standards and making necessary adjustments when required in order to meet quality goals

  • Adhere to company, environmental, health, safety rules and regulations

  • Provide process and safety improvement ideas

  • Ensure machines and tools are properly calibrated and perform housekeeping duties as necessary using the principles of 5S Position Title:

Production Assembler- 2nd Shift 1 - Santa Ana, CA

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Minimum Education Required:

High School/GED


Santa Ana

Additional Qualifications/Responsibilities:


Required (Basic):

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation


  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Experience in production, packaging or construction

  • Previous experience with standard operating procedures

  • Previous experience with product electrical assembly, maintenance and/or repair

  • Basic working knowledge and experience with computers


  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the mechanical, electrical, and safety procedures of a manufacturing facility

  • Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures, wiring diagrams and bills of material

  • Ability to work daily and/or weekend overtime, willingness to flex/train in different areas as needed

  • Ability to lift, push and pull 40 lbs

  • Ability to use a crane once fully trained to lift items

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Repetitive lifting, bending, and squatting is inherent to this position

  • Ability to use hand tools and other machines to manipulate metal and or wire