Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Eaton’s Vehicle Group Division is currently seeking an Engineering Tech – Night Shift to join our Clutch Assembly team. This position is based at our Kings Mountain, NC facility.

Position Overview:

The primary function of this position is to assist engineers in the implementation of a variety of manufacturing projects and support operations in troubleshooting machine problems impacting production.  This includes activities such as assisting or leading projects, troubleshooting machine or quality issues, and continuous improvement activities to meet business objectives.

In this function you will:

  • Monitor, improve, maintain and troubleshoot processes, including:
    • Assisting operators with troubleshooting gear quality issues
    • Assisting maintenance in troubleshooting equipment breakdowns
    • CNC Programming (lathes, hobs, shapers, shavers, etc.)
    • Create and revise Process Sheets and Control Plans.
  • Active member of a cross functional Flow Line team to meet departmental goals and objectives.
  • Participate in capital planning, implement equipment, completing documentation, and completing machine runoffs.
  • Able to flex to different shift as needed to support operations.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum 2 years CNC experience.
  • Minimum 2 years gear manufacturing experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Broad manufacturing knowledge including lean principles.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Efficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Oracle.
  • Knowledge of lean tools, blueprint interpretation skills, and gauging experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gear manufacturing processes including turning, shaping, hobbing, shaving, milling, and threaded-wheel grinding.
  • Experience with Fanuc robots.
  • Associate degree from an accredited institution.

Criteria for job selection will be based on skill and ability. Typical procedures to determine the candidate with the most skills and abilities are; performance evaluation by Coach, interviews and work history review.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.


  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


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 412-893-3600 or send an email to:

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries. 

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 have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world.  Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status.  Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Kings Mountain, North Carolina

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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