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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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Tool and Die Maker

Description
 

As a Tool and Die Maker at Caterpillar Inc., you will perform, all manual functions in the construction, alteration and repair of jigs, fixtures, gages and metal working dies. You may be required to repair jigs, fixtures, dies, etc., in shop area.



Job duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*May be required to operate all types of available machine tools as necessary to complete work assignment
*Plans procedures and methods of completing work assignment by analyzing complex prints, sketches, etc.
*Works form sample parts and/or verbal instructions
*Constructs special machine tools, hydraulic and air systems and performs various other phases of machine building, including the preparation of sketches of machine tool replacement parts, details, etc.
*Use surface plate venire height gage, etc., to layout machining lines and routes work to machines
*Inspects finished machined parts
*Furnishes pertinent data for machining of same and otherwise participates in resolving problems encountered in the repair, redesign or tooling of machines and equipment
*Checks accuracy of finished products with tool design prints and related piece part
*Reports apparent errors in design and suggest possible improvements

Qualifications
 

Required Qualifications:

*Must have (4) year apprenticeship and/or toolmakers journeyman's card
*Ability to use all types of common and precision checking equipment
*Lays out and check finished tools with design specifications and related piece parts
*Cleans equipment and area
*Knowledge of tolerance and fit
*Knowledge of machining processes



Desired Qualifications:

*Preferably experience in jigs and fixtures

Caterpillar's workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Additional Information:
 
No relocation assistance is available for this job opening.
This job position is located in Decatur, Illinois.
Wage:  $22.48 per hour
Second Shift:  3p - 11p (Monday - Friday)
Full time with Benefits

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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