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Caterpillar, Inc. 2nd shift Product Support (EOL) - Athens, GA in Athens, Georgia

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Job Description:

Are you ready to build what matters? Build More Than Machines . Build a Career .

Caterpillar is looking for candidates that want to build a career. This is a rare opportunity to join the Caterpillar Athens team as a direct hire.

Position includes a wage of $19.86/hour (includes 8% night shift premium), quarterly goal sharing program and a comprehensive benefit program that begins on Day ONE .

Watch our video (https://youtu.be/kEm9yge1fEE) to see our Athens Team build top-of-the-line excavators and tractors.

While working in Product Support at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. Under general supervision performs various activities to test for proper operation and quality issues of BCP machines, performing necessary rework and repair when issues are found, and other duties as assigned.

In this role you may be expected to:

  • Perform rework on quality defects that cannot be immediately addressed on the assembly line.

  • Support Design Engineers by gathering data for research and evaluations, by conducting technically complex teardowns and assembly of BCP components/equipment.

  • Gather assembly defect data

  • Catalogue quality issues into a computer system and flag defects for repair.

  • Uses various tools provided in the work area to perform assembly duties and may include the use of lifting devices to move heavy components of weights of more than 35 lbs.

  • Conduct assembly on new product introductions according to Engineering schematics.

  • Monitor CAT computer systems to conduct hydraulic, electrical, mechanical, or other component tests.

  • Conduct additional diagnostics and analysis to identify defects and quality issues that are more complex.

  • Record failures and communicates to relevant personnel as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have some manufacturing experience

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in working with standard work

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in knowledge of Standard Assembly tools and their applications

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Willing and able to sit or stand for prolonged periods

  • Willing and able to perform repetitive operations

  • Willing and able to lift to 35 lbs.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Office applications

  • Blueprint reading experience

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in areas related to machine repair including Electrical, Hydraulics, and/or Pneumatics

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in mechanical analysis

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in recognizing or describing the mechanical functions and specifications of products and/or parts

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Equipment Diagnostics

  • Experience in machine or engine performance monitoring or analysis including identifying, evaluating, documenting, communicating, and correcting specific condition related, engineering related, or workmanship deficiencies related mechanical issues

  • Experience mechanical hydraulics and control systems

  • Electrical/Mechanical experience

  • Maintenance/repair experience

Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. Failure to provide a resume may result in application not being considered. This is a 2nd shift hourly position starting at $19.86/hr. (includes 8% night shift premium).

Shift Schedule:

2nd Shift: Monday-Thursday, 5 pm – 3:30 am

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides D ay ONE benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a quarterly bonus. Additional benefits include paid holidays and paid time off (prorated based upon hire date).

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

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.