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Assembler - 2nd Shift (Transformers)

Company: Eaton
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division division is currently seeking a Assembler - 2nd Shift (Transformers).
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!

  • Weekly pay

  • Shift premiums - $1.25/hr

  • Career progression opportunities to cross-train in different departments and increase compensation

  • Overtime

  • Retirement benefits - up to a 6% match

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more!

    The hourly rate for this position is $19.75 per hour. The core hours are 3 pm - 11 pm.
    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.
    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 January 24th, 2023 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
    What you'll do:
    Team A

    • Restock components, follow standard work and 6S, perform a visual inspection of the previous operation, and build all products using a bill of materials and guided work instructions.

    • Build the internal component to a transformer by lacing steel sheets around wound coils creating a core coil assembly.

    • Bolt on or weld low voltage bar assemblies, aluminum flex sheets, and adapters to the core coil assembly.

    • Kit the unit with appropriate materials and sub-components for the next assembly operation.

    • Build to quality and engineering reference standards which will require proper use of calibrated torque tooling.

    • Move units by use of overhead cranes and power industrial vehicles.

      Team B

      • Build high voltage lead assembly portion of the transformer consisting of multiple tap changers and switches.

      • Pre-tanking of the unit will be performed involving unboxing parts, installing subcomponents to fixture for measuring lead lengths, and cutting and crimping cables.

      • Install the internal core coil assembly, all lead assembly operations, and external bushings per bill of materials inside a metal fabricated tank

      • All pre-tanked cable leads will be built to the tank installing switches, arrestors, fuses, and any other components as designed to customer specification.

      • Conduct ratio testing on the unit and troubleshoot any potential problems found in order to complete ratio test.

      • Operate our vacuum pressure and drying equipment to process units including filling tanks with oil to prevent from water or air introduced into the transformer.

      • Repair units and components that have failed test, are leaking, defective, or require other needed changes.

        Team C

        • Bolt or weld on metal fabricated covers and pressure test units that have passed all dielectric testing.

        • Build and install cabinets to close external bushings and protect other components that would require tamper proofing.

        • Wire controls equipment both external and internal consisting of conduit assembly, terminal block installation, and any other gages or precision instruments needing to be installed.

        • Learn to prep, wash, and paint using high pressure spray system all transformers and part assemblies as required.

        • Build wood pallets and mount transformers to them for safe shipping and unloading purposes.

        • Work closely with all support functions and shipping department to ensure product is completed to customer specification and shipped on time.

        • Participate in teardown, repair, and modification of customer field returns as directed by engineering or quality departments.

        • Final assembly and inspection of transformers will be required to ensure customer specification and meet quality required standards.


          • High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree) from an accredited institution is required.

          • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship, now or in the future.

          • No relocation is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the Waukesha, WI facility. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


            • Ability to read and interpret shop specifications (shop drawings, process sheets, measuring equipment etc.).

            • Ability to work overtime as needed

            • 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.

              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 (https://www.eaton.com/content/dam/eaton/company/careers/US%20Benefits%20updated%2010.24.22.pdf) 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.

Keywords: Eaton, Waukesha , Assembler - 2nd Shift (Transformers), Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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