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Job ID:024775
Function:Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type:Full Time
Travel Required:No
Location:Airdrie, AB CA
Relocation Provided:No
Remote Work:No
Job Description

Eaton is looking for an Sr. Sheet Metal punch and bend Machine Operator for his Airdrie plant.


Primary Function:


The primary purpose of this position is responsible to operate, maintain, and trouble shoot the large fabrication machines (punch and bend) and will be required to multi-task between activities to maximize efficiency in material flow.  In addition, to maintain a flexible workforce, this position may include cross training and providing support in other areas of fabrication including production welding, spot welding, production painting etc.


Essential Functions:


  • Mark orders as started or completed in our production interface software

  • Set up programs and operate large fabrication machines (punch and bend) for specific parts.

  • Review dimensions and verify accuracy of material provided.

  • Inspect and verify finished part to drawing specification.

  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on fabrication machines to ensure long term integrity of the machines

  • Move raw materials from warehouse to work stations, as required.

  • Advise designers and programmers on new or original products (AMO), as required.

  • Take an active leadership role and mentor/train less experienced fabrication operators, as required.

  • Perform all job functions with adherence to Eaton’s Philosophy and Values, as well as Safety and Environmental standards.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

Basic Qualifications


  • Grade 12 or equivalent level of education from an accredited institution.

  • A minimum of 3  years of experience in sheet metal fabrication (large punch and bend machines), including experience with maintenance/trouble shooting of large fabrication machines.

  • Knowledge/experience reading sheet metal drawings.

  • Every candidates need to be located within a 80 km range from our location in Airdrie.

  • Eaton doesn’t provide sponsorship, only candidates legally able to work in Canada will be considered.




  • Direct experience with FINN, Amada, EHRT, and Prima Power punches and brakes.

  • Direct experience with machine interface software and programming.

  • Prior experience with control centers.


    Knowledge & Skills


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a team with minimal supervision.

  • Intermediate computer proficiency

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.
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