Eaton Corporation Mechanical Assembler in Milton, Ontario

Job Description

Eaton is looking for a Mechanical Assembler for Milton.

  • Primary Function*

Reporting to the Production Manager this position interprets the Manufacturing Information documents in order to mechanically assemble, fit and install prefabricated parts or modify basic components, sub-assemblies and structures using hand and power tools for the LVDA product lines.

  • Essential Functions/Position Requirements*

  • Read and interpret drawings while ensuring assembly bill of material accuracy.

  • Check parts picked/delivered to parts required. Resolve discrepancies, if any, with supervisor when required.

  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the internal KANBAN system.

  • Assemble components ensuring proper torque of bus and phase connectors.

  • Apply consistency in assembly method for units or the same order.

  • Responsible for visual inspections of material before and after assembly by conducting Inspection for conformance to drawings and specifications, functional operation and appearance and making mechanical adjustments as needed.

  • Clean unit and prepare for test.

  • Checks performance of completed components to ensure compliance to LVDA Plant Quality standards and makes necessary adjustments when required in order to meet quality goals.

  • Perform pack and ship duties.

  • Work to CSA, UL code and company quality requirements.

  • Work to standard operating procedures, bill of materials, manufacturing information, and instruction from Management or Engineering to established procedures.

  • Use various fixtures, gauges, and assembly tools to assemble, adjust, or repair product.

  • Inspect and verify incoming parts against paperwork or other documents, record shortages and reject damaged parts

  • Input data of parts received into Oracle database to record receipt of material.

  • Maintain equipment and perform housekeeping duties as necessary using the principles of 5S.

  • Assist team in achieving plant and department goals.

  • Assist with on-the-job training and continuous improvement.

  • Fosters an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Employee Relations*

  • Communicate with administrative, plant and supervisory staff as required.

  • Perform overtime as necessary in accordance with both facility policy and legislative requirements.

  • Comply with Eaton’s Ethical and Harassment Policies.

  • Comply with company rules, regulations and policies as stated in the Employee Handbook.

  • Act as team player and participate in department and/or plant committees.

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Work in compliance with the Act and regulations

  • Use or wear any equipment, protective devices or clothing required by the employer

  • Operational Excellence*

  • Comply with EQS (Eaton Quality System) policies and procedures.

  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement (Eaton Lean System).

  • Comply with ISO 9001 policies and procedures.

  • Participate in Lean manufacturing at a departmental level through the use of lean tools and philosophies.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)


  • High School Diploma required.

  • Minimum of one-year experience in a manufacturing environment or six months assembly experience required.

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and safety procedures of a manufacturing facility.

  • Only candidates living within a 80 km range from our Milton plant will be considered for the role.

  • Eaton doesn`t offer sponsorship, only candidates that can legally work in Canada will be considered.

  • Demonstrated experience of utilizing mechanical tools and measuring equipment required for assembly.

  • Good problem solving, mathematical skills and troubleshooting ability.

  • Assets:*

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics is an asset.

  • Experience in the assembly or repair of product preferred.

Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at:

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.


JOBTITLE: Mechanical Assembler




FUNCTION: Manufacturing & Operations