Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Welder/Kitter to join our 2nd Shift team. This position is based at our Arden, NC location.

This is a direct, full-time position that offers full benefits the day you start. In addition to Eaton’s competitive benefits, this position offers a salary of $19/hour plus a 2nd Shift differential of $2/hour.

Position Overview:
The primary function of the Welder is to perform routine welding operations of a repetitive and non-repetitive nature on standard and near-standard assemblies. Assist other operators in their work as directed/required. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world.

In this function you will:
Perform welding from manufacturing information, bills of material, written and/or oral instructions

Operate equipment/machinery to produce parts

Interpret work orders including; written, oral, Kanban cards, and drawings

Maintain necessary tools and materials for continuous operation

Inspect final component against work specifications

Perform necessary operator maintenance on machining and fabrication equipment

Provide on-the-job training for new operators

Perform TPM and 5S+ responsibilities daily

Pick up and place scrap in appropriate containers


Required Qualifications:
Prior Certifications from a 3rd party (ex. AWS or Community College Welding Certificate) or equivalent work experience

High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

No relocation is available for this position, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Arden, NC facility will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
Previous experience with manufacturing fabrication.

Demonstrated welding ability / knowledge – A welding demonstration is required

Position Success Criteria:
Able to lift 35 pounds – waist, shoulder, overhead

Able to read calipers and tape measures

Able to read blue prints

Proven history of safe work habits

Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision

Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office, Internet, etc.

Must be able to work overtime – weekdays and weekends

Why work at Eaton? 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)


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 412-893-3600 or send an email to: [email protected]

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No