Model Shop Machinist IV

Website Eaton

Model Shop Machinist IV Job Highlights

Title Model Shop Machinist IV
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Manufacturing/Others
Location Orchard Park, NY, United States
Company Eaton

Company Profile

Eaton is a power management company that provides energy-efficient products and services. It helps customers to manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Model Shop Machinist IV to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • Not mentioned, may be required a High School Diploma

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience operating CNC machine tools (Vertical Machining Centers and Live Tool Lathe) to fabricate high tolerance, fine finish metal, and plastic parts.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a low volume, high precision prototype environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience operating manual shop equipment such as lathes and millings, band saws, and grinders.
  • Minimum with 1 year of programming components (2D and 3D) utilizing Conversational Programming and MasterCAM (or similar) applications.
  • Experience with general cutting and measuring tools used in a model shop environment.
  • Experience with reworking existing component hardware
  • Experience reworking features on fully assembled hardware
  • Knowledge and experience with reading dimensioned drawings.
  • Experience with part inspection and measurement methods of tight tolerance features.


  • Set up and operate CNC and manual machining centers and tooling to fabricate high-quality, high-precision parts used on Aerospace Platforms.
  • Inspect machined parts to drawing requirements.
  • Programming and posting of tool paths, tool selection, and feeds and speeds into CNC machine tools using MasterCAM (or similar CAM Software)
  • Use of SolidWorks for model review and feature retrieval.
  • Participate in internal design reviews to build a more in-depth understanding of the current product lines.
  • Perform preventative machine tool maintenance such as inspecting/replacing fluids and addressing issues that could lead to damage or performance issues with the machine tools.
  • Willingness to multi-task and operate multiple machines under supervision
  • Assist and mentor less experienced model shop machinists as necessary
  • Work with Design/Development Engineers during product development including assisting Engineers with understanding practical machining practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Machining Journeyman Papers or a 2-year machining or machine tool technology degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Prototrak turning and machining centers
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a model shop or engineering-development machine shop environment


  • Ability to utilize standard measuring and inspection equipment for measurement of high tolerance, fine finish parts.
  • Understands proper tooling selection and proper machining techniques to use with standard materials (aluminum, CRES, Plastics, etc).
  • Working knowledge of fixture and tooling design to support the fabrication of components.
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Others Qualifications

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Orchard Park, NY to be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation
  • This position requires the use of information or access to hardware that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee


  • Donation Matching
  • Flexible Work Options
  • Healthcare/Retirement Savings Programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Wellness Programs and Resources

Employer’s Statement

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all applicants 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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