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Assembly and Test Technician

Company: Eaton
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Eaton's IS AER FMC division is currently seeking a Assembly and Test Technician.
The hourly rate for this position is $30 - $35 per hour. The hours for first shift are as follows; 7:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
What you'll do:
Eaton's Aerospace Group is currently seeking an Assembly and Test Technician to join our Team. This position is based at our Charleston, SC facility.
Position Overview:
Eaton's Charleston, SC location has long served as a Machining Center of Excellence for our Aerospace Group, in 2024 we are excited to bring hydraulic pump assembly and test operations in house. This position will support the transition of these operations from our Jackson, MS plant and the ongoing assembly and test operations in Charleston, SC.
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 role you will:
--- Partner closely with the Jackson, MS engineering team to understand how hydraulic pumps are assembled and tested.
--- Sets up and operates test stands; troubleshoots and repairs failed test units.
--- Reads and interprets test procedures to determine if unit meets all applicable requirements.
--- Interpret hydraulic schematics pressure gauges, strip recorders and test stand "x-y" plots.
--- Uses measuring instruments such as micrometers, indicators, venire calipers, etc. to verify dimensional requirements.
--- Completes sub-assembly operations such as installation of pins, plugs, inserts, bearings, etc.
--- Performs minor sanding, lapping and deburring work
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
--- Minimum of 3 years of experience performing mechanical assembly, disassembly and troubleshooting in a manufacturing, military or aviation environment.
--- Ability to travel frequently for the first year
--- This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
--- Relocation benefits are available for those within the United States and/or Puerto Rico willing to relocate to the Charleston, SC area. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Charleston, SC will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
--- Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
Preferred qualifications:
--- Certification or Associates degree in Hydraulic Mechanics
--- A&P Mechanic Certification
--- Experience working with the assembly and test of hydraulic pumps in an aerospace setting
--- Familiarity with various types of equipment used to test hydraulic systems and components
--- Understanding of and ability to manipulate mechanical systems and components
--- Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and quality control techniques, 5S, Six Sigma, and Quality systems (e.g. QS 9000, ISO 14001, ISO-9001, AS9100).
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.
Eaton 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 us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.
We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Keywords: Eaton, Summerville , Assembly and Test Technician, Professions , North Charleston, South Carolina

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