Panelboard Quality Inspector

Eaton

3.9

(36)

Sumter, SC

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  • #27526Sumter

    Position summary

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    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.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Exhibit a strong adherence to quality by continually seeking methods of improvement for all functions of the position. Ensure that all products and parts adequately meet Eaton's quality guidelines as they move throughout the production process. Receive information from team members regarding customer needs and product requirements and utilize this information to perform one's function. Perform quality checks as instructed.
    • Receive and carry out work assignments from management and internal customers to fulfill customer orders on time. Closely follow established procedures for completing assigned functions and perform special assignments and/or projects as assigned.
    • Contribute to a safe, engaged, and inclusive work culture by complying with all safety requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment, and performing 5S duties.
    • Monitor workflow and inspect PNBD products produced on all lines by conducting electrical and mechanical tests using Hi-Pot, continuity test, and component-specific testing devices following inspection work instructions and applicable governmental requirements. Confirm the proper function of panelboards and electrical components and identify and properly document any product non-conformances.
    • Verify any revisions released to the production floor regarding functionality and customer specifications are incorporated into the product, all documentation reflects the current revision and previous revisions of documents are not used /discarded. Ensure that component literature and necessary product documentation are included with the job.
    • Serve as an informal trainer for production associates and assist when needed, particularly for complex tasks and product requirements that may not be precisely defined.
    • Thoroughly document non-conformances to aid problem-solving and continuous improvement efforts. Communicate production non-conformances to appropriate production personnel on time and verify required rework. Communicate design errors to appropriate front-end personnel for correction, obtain revisions, and verify required rework. Ensure that suspect product is identified at all times to prevent unintended use.
    • Coordinate with other inspectors to transfer incomplete jobs from one shift to another to ensure no inspections or tests are missed, and full accountability is maintained.

    Qualifications:

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum of 1 year of panelboard experience in Panelboard Assembly or equivalent.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
    • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate area of the Sumter facility (50-mile radius) will be considered for this position.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Computer literate.
    • Working knowledge of Lean concepts.
    • Associate's degree in Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering or Electronics.

    Skills:

    POSITION CRITERIA:

    • Strong verbal and written communication, persuasive, and analytical problem-solving skills. Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within a team environment.
    • Knowledge of basic electricity, current flow, and component functionality schematics/wiring diagrams and assembly processes on all lines. (Hi-Pot, Shunt Trip).
    • Knowledge of all assembled PNBD product designs.
    • Experience in applicable UL codes, NEC codes, regional utility codes, and customer-specific requirements.
    • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret manufacturing documents, including front view, MIs, Blow-Thrus, Wiring Diagrams, component literature, engineering drawings, and testing procedures.
    • Requires thorough knowledge of basic electricity, current flow, and component functionality.

    Additional Information

    • The panelboard product is a customized offering requiring that each job be thoroughly examined to understand the unique requirements.
    • Job is fast-paced at times and requires multi-tasking.
    • There is high accountability associated with job performance.
    • The incumbent requires the ability to work in an environment of high pressure and high expectations.

    • Expected to work with some degree of independence and make decisions that affect the workgroup. Focus efforts on attaining assigned goals and objectives, which include meeting the needs and expectations of internal and external customers.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, reach at or above shoulder level, grip, and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, lift, carry, push, pull, and grip. The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 35 pounds and to push/pull up to or greater than 35 pounds with or without accommodation. The vision requirements include far and close vision with depth perception and color discrimination. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to communicate.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to noise and frequently exposed to dust.

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 72% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 73% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages