Press Brake Operator - 2Nd Shift

Eaton Corporation Waukesha , WI 53186

Posted 3 weeks ago

Eaton's Electrical Power Systems Division is currently seeking a Press Brake Operator

  • 2nd Shift to join our team! The hourly range is $21.45 - $22.74/hour plus a $1.25/hr shift premium, depending on experience. This position is based at our Badger Drive facility in Waukesha, WI and the core hours are 3 pm

  • 11 pm.

This position is offering a sign-on bonus of $2,000*, less applicable withholding.

  • Bonus terms:

  • Bonuses are being offered for a limited time only. Applications must be submitted on or after June 28th, 2022 to qualify.

  • Bonuses are only applicable to specific job types and shifts; additional terms and conditions may apply.

  • Associates must be employed at the time of the payout.

  • Bonuses will be payable in two installments: $1,000, less applicable withholding will be paid after three (3) months of employment and the remaining $1,000, less applicable withholding will be paid after nine (9) months of employment.

Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer:

  • Health benefits and vacation time (2 weeks to start) are available to use on day one!

  • Paid holidays - up to 12!

  • Shift premiums

  • Career ladders that allow you to grow your career and compensation

  • Overtime opportunities

  • Retirement benefits - up to a 6% match

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)

  • Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more

Position Overview:

The Press Brake Operator is responsible for the layout of material per blueprint. The operator sets up and operates a 230 Ton/400 Ton Hydraulic Press Brake for forming various sizes and gauges of steel into transformer tank components.

In this function you will:

  • Set-up forming dies and punches in the press brake.

  • Enter part number information into the computer terminal. After forming a part and doing a first piece check, you will make the necessary corrections to the part program to adjust for variations in material.

  • Position each piece against stops and form piece to the required angle and bends.

  • Check finished piece against print for correct dimensions, make adjustments to the press brake as needed.

  • Work with another operator to put aside completed parts to pallet.

  • Develop computer programs for new parts.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 6 months of machining experience within a manufacturing environment is required

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

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Waukesha, WI will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to work overtime when required.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 LBS; bend, twist, grab, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, use both hands to lift and lower materials, and perform all other essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations.



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:

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 CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

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Press Brake Operator - 2Nd Shift

Eaton Corporation