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Caterpillar Inc

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar ... Read More

Address      100 North East Adams Street Peoria, Illinois USA 61629
Website      www.cat.com
Holding      No Holding Details

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Manufacturing Specialist

Description
 
Join Team Caterpillar as an entry-level Manufacturing Specialist. You will work on the hex bucket line consisting of seven manufacturing cells.




Job duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

*Unloads trucks and/or rail cars loaded with steel plate and ensures accurate inventory.
*Move materials through blasting operation to storage by operating forklift, plate de-scaling (blasting) machine, and overhead cranes
*Reviews manufacturing order checking for cutting operations and material requirements
*Nests required part profiles onto appropriate material type, move cutting machine to material, and square on plate
*Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on vertical milling machine.
*Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media
*Selects appropriate punch and die and operates hydraulic press to form piece parts to correct straight leg, degree, and radii.
*Follows set-up guidelines and procedures to assemble and tack weld unit by using various tools and fixtures available
*Places part into holding fixture for robot welding. Starts and observes robot welding operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance welding, and adjusts controls and/or program as required.
*Sets the weld machine to correct setting for the weld application. Finish welds unit to print specifications following guidelines and procedure.
*Uses air arc and grinder to remove or repair unacceptable welds in order to meet quality guidelines
*Performs assembly of necessary hardware using hand and air-assisted tools
*Paints finished assembly to specifications called for on manufacturing print and order.
*Inspects critical characteristics upon completion to ensure they meet specifications and criteria. Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications

Qualifications
 

Required Qualifications:

*High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
*Six months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
*Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
*Ability to write simple correspondence
*Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
*Basic math skills
*Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms
*Required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
*Required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear
*Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds *Read and understand manufacturing prints
*Safely use overhead lifting devices and forklifts
*Check parts to ensure conformance to quality standards and tolerances



Desired Qualifications:

* Previous manufacturing experience

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

Contact Mode:

not provided

Fax:

309-675-6620

Contact Name:

not provided

Job Duration:

not provided

Phone:

309-675-1000

Email:

CATir@CAT.com

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