Machine Operator

Published on 07/10/2024Eaton Corporation - Westminster, MD


Eaton Aerospace and Mission Systems Division is seeking a Composite Machine Operator for our Westminster, MD Facility.

At Eaton Westminster, we are a leader in design, manufacturing, and testing of high precision aerospace components including filament wound pressure vessels and structures.

Our team directly supports the building and creation of hardware that enables:

• Safety of our Warfighters

• Firefighters and First responders to save lives

• Aircraft to land

• Rockets to launch

• Satellites to Orbit the earth

• Astronauts to perform research

Core hours for this position are 6am-3:30pm.

The starting hourly pay range for this position is $21.00 per hour.

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:

• Completing training and enacting all steps required to fabricate and assemble a composite pressure vessel.

• Preparing/ completing set up of your machine.

• Mixing and preparing chemicals and resins

• Loading and unloading ovens

• Meeting daily output requirements

• Preforming proper checks and procedures to ensure quality product.

All Production Workers at Eaton Westminster are also responsible for:

• Ensuring that Environmental, Health, and Safety are included as part of everyday activities.

• Complying with all work and process instructions.

• Participating in 5S cell efforts and continuous improvement.

• Identifying improvement opportunities.

• Lifting up to and including 50 pounds.

• Utilizing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for each task associated with the job.

• Working safely and reporting all near misses, illnesses, and injuries following established procedures.

• Completing and maintaining their training to meet the required level of certified elements in their position.

• Properly managing the traceability of components to ensure accuracy


Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience OR 1 year of military experience

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

• 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.

• No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Westminster, MD to be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation

• High School Diploma or G.E.D. from an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications:

• Associates Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Technology

• Assembly or Test experience in a manufacturing environment

• Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma, Cellular Manufacturing, One Piece Flow, and Continuous Improvement concepts

• Experience with various types of industrial machinery equipment and tools such as lathe’s, curing ovens, thermal and/or life cycling machines, sanding and industrial painting tools, as well as standard hand tools



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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.

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