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Machinist III - 2nd Shift - Military Veterans

at Eaton

Eaton’s IS AER FMC division is currently seeking a Machinist III - 2nd Shift.

The hourly rate for this position is $32 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:

Position Overview:
Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently recruiting for a Machinist III to set-up, adjust and operate a variety of machine tools such as engine lathes, mills, CNC Machine, CNC Lathes, drill presses and deburr experience.
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:
•    Perform operations such as drilling, tapping, reaming, and boring on a variety of work requiring a degree of skill while ensuring dimensional accuracy is maintained
•    Create setups and operate CNC machine to a specific program as per part number and work instruction sheet via utilization of DNC (direct numerical control) link on a computer 
•    Work from drawings and specifications using a variety of precision measuring instruments
•    Read and interoperate engineering drawings and have an understanding of Geometric Tolerance
•    Work under general supervision; work is subject to progress and final inspection
•    Inspect work after completion as well as complete all appropriate inspection paperwork
•    Skilled on both lathes and Mill/Turn 5-Axis
•    Rotate to various types of machines in order to be competent in their operation
•    Perform Lean Initiatives including Continuous Improvement
•    The employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours from time to time as the workload dictates
•    Comply with all safety requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment safely and competently.  Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals.  Keep assigned work area clean, organized, and orderly per 5S standards.
•    Perform other related duties as assigned


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
•    High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
•    Minimum five (5) years’ previous work experience as a Machinist
•    Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in 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.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Irvine will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
•    Previous work experience in the Aerospace Industry
•    Mazak machining experience

Position Criteria:
•    Knowledge & use of shop mathematics
•    Knowledge of Geometric symbols
•    Able to read and interpret drawings & schematics
•    Experience using a variety of measuring tools/instruments



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.   


Irvine, CA


At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career.

  • Leadership
  • Discipline
  • Creativity
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

These are our values too!

As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

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.



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