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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
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Production Welder



-Must be able to work in a highly structured environment, strictly adhering to provided standard work instructions.  
-Must be able to function as part of a team, willing to be multi-trained and maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area.
-Must be able to pass horizontal and vertical weld position qualification test during provided weld training
    Desirable Qualifications
    -Experience with manual MIG welding obtained through OJT or coursework
-Experience with operating robotic welding systems
-Experience with blueprint reading
-Experience with Caterpillar Production System processes and tools

Positions heavy fabricated metal components in fit-up jigs and weld fixtures utilizing overhead and jib cranes.  Operates robotic and manual weld machines.  Inspects own work quality utilizing weld gages, tape measure, and attribute gages.  Repairs defective welds utilizing carbon air arc process, grinders, etc. Under general supervision; instructions provided on new work, variations, fit-up, and welding difficulties, worker is responsible for process and final inspections.
Under general supervision; instructions

    Additional Information
    Basic Mechanical Aptitude:
- Uses various tools provided in the work area to perform welding
- Manual MIG welding
- Operation of robotic welding systems

Mechanical job duties may include the following:
- Use of lifting devices to move heavy components of weights of more than 35 lbs.
- Rotation to various positions within the Job Function area to perform related activities.
- General knowledge of manufacturing, methods, and processes (e.g., machining, machines/machine tools, cutting tools and fluids, instrumentation, measurement and control systems).

Ability to Follow Standard Work
- Follows documented procedures standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect free operations to create and machine components.
- Perform other related work duties as assigned.
- Follows and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work.
- Keeps work area in a clean and orderly condition.

Working Together
- Contributing team member
- Must have effective communications skills



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