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EDDIE HUMPHRIES

Email: humphriesle@cctech.edu
Office: A406
Phone: (803) 778-7814

The Basic Machining and CNC Fundamentals Certificate develops skills in basic machining and computer numerical control (CNC) operations. Because of the fast-growing nature of industrial technology, those who have developed skills in CNC operations are always in demand. CNC operators usually enjoy security as well as good wages. This program teaches the student to take metal and cut, drill, and shape it into useful components. CNC opportunities abound, including the following types of positions: machine shop apprentice, tool room machinist apprentice, maintenance machinist, production machine operator, tool and die apprentice, machinery sales and service, and CNC operator. Students may also earn credentials through NIMS.

This program is available during the day and evening.

The Basic Machining and CNC Fundamentals program is accredited by the National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS).

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Steps to the Eaton Internship:

  1. Admission to the college
  2. Registration into Basic Machining & CNC Fundamentals
  3. Interview with Eaton
  4. Application for the Internship
  5. Criminal Background Check
  6. Drug Screening (Student Responsibility)

Position Overview:

Providing knowledge and expertise on lines through the effective setup and operation of machinery including but not limited to Brake Press, Franklin, Turret Punch, Tap Machine, Manual Shear, etc. Provide internal and external customers with the required parts necessary to complete customer orders in a timely manner with the utmost of quality.
Machine Operator weekend shifts:

  • C Shift Fri-Sun 5 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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.

In this function you will:

  • Set up, operate and perform operator periodic maintenance on a variety of machines in the Copper Bus Shop.
  • Individuals will be responsible for running machines such as: Franklin Punch, Boschert, Conventional Turret Punch, Vertical and Horizontal Brakes, Bus Shear, Leveler, Notcher, and Tapper.
  • 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. Perform quality checks as instructed.
  • Receive and carry out work assignments from management and internal customers so as to fulfill customer orders in a timely manner.
  • Closely follow established procedures for completing assigned function and perform special assignments and/or projects as assigned.
  • Comply with all safety and industrial hygiene requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment in a safe and competent manner.
  • Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals.
  • Keep assigned work-area clean and organized per 5S standards.
  • Work with members of a team to effectively complete work assignment. Receive information from team members regarding customer needs and product requirements and utilize this information to perform one’s function.
  • Exhibit strong analytical and problem solving skills so as to resolve any obstacles or delays that may occur in the production process.
  • Perform Lean Initiatives by recommending suggestions for improvement related to quality, work processes, and environmental safety and health. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Sumter, SC will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Machine operator experience or graduate of a machine certificate program.
  • Experience reading blueprint, manufacturing diagrams or drawings, or operating instructions.
  • Experience with measuring devices (i.e. tape measure and calipers).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within team environment.

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 walk; stoop; lift; carry; push; pull; and grip. The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 35 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to or greater than 35 pounds. 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 listen and to talk.

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.