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Mainline Assembly

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain



Job Description:


Assembly and Test Specialists are a vital part of the overall manufacturing process here at Decatur Caterpillar. Our team of Assembly and Test Specialists are required to meet safety and quality standards in addition to maintaining a clean and organized work area and facility. Our team requires the ability to work with a variety of tools and machinery to assemble or repair products. Our team completes such tasks by reading and interpreting technical documents, blueprints, other 3D and 2D imagery as well as written and verbal instructions.

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

* Assembling / testing, reworking and repairing machine components
* Operate test machines to test final drive assemblies
* Prepare prime products and attachments for shipping
* Performs required salvage operations in assembly areas as necessary
* Disassemble and reassemble complex assemblies to repair or replace damaged component parts
* Operate remote control crane to specially equipped vehicles to transport prime product

This opening is on an off shift - 2nd Shift is 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Basic Qualifications:

* Good communication skills and strong commitment to safety and teamwork
* Mechanical background or industrial assembly

* Past assembly experience
* Comfortable with being at heights up to 20 feet off the ground on ladders and lifts

* Ability to perform simple computer operations

* Understanding of both hand and air (pneumatic) tooling



Top Candidates will possess:


* Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

* Working knowledge of standard and metric sizes and compatibility

* Previous overhead crane experience

* Understand of 5S principles

* Forklift certified

* Ability to read and understand prints and 3D and 2D imagery

Additional Information:

This is an Off Shift position - working 2nd shift

Position is located in Decatur, IL - no relocation package is offered

Starting pay is $20.00 / hr

Positions are Supplemental with limited benefits with a standard 40 hour work week. There is no holiday or vacation pay. Supplemental Employees can be moved to any shift and any position at any time.

Safety is a core value at Caterpillar. We owe it to our employees and families to work in a safe and secure workplace. All candidates for employment must successfully pass a preemployment drug screen held to the DOT standards for prohibited substances including marijuana.

Caterpillar is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the junk/span folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Keywords: Caterpillar, Decatur , Mainline Assembly, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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