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Caterpillar, Inc. Paint Quality Technician (1st and 3rd shifts) in Athens, Georgia

Career Area:

Operations

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

What you will do:

As a Quality Technician 1, you will inspect the quality of painted components, repair minor defects and flag major defects for repair and perform root cause analysis to investigate quality issues. You will follow lean manufacturing, continuous improvement idea reporting, waste elimination and standard work to problem solve and complete job tasks. You will gather data and produce reports for calibration analysis and review.

What you have:

  • Prior powder coat paint experience

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Top candidates will also have:

  • Experience in top coat, prime coat and electrostatic paint and related defects identification

  • Ability to read blueprints / engineering drawings

  • Experience in a quality discipline

  • Experience operating inspection equipment and gauges

  • Experience in data collection and report creation

What you will get:

You have a lot to offer, so we offer a commitment in return to you as a professional – and as a person. We offer competitive wages, quarterly bonus, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) paid holidays, paid time off and paid training that begin on day one of employment!

1st Shift: $19.35 / hour

  • Monday-Thursday 4 day/10-hour shift schedule

  • Ten-hour shift beginning at 11 a.m. (The 11 a.m. shift receives the 8%-night shift premium.)

3rd Shif t: $20.89 / hour (includes 8%-night shift premium)

  • Sunday-Friday 5 day/8-hour shift schedule

  • Eight-hour shift beginning at 3 a.m.

*Role requires overtime as needed to support business needs*

Caterpillar will provide a cash sign-on bonus of $750, less applicable withholdings and taxes, to be paid as soon as administratively practical upon completion of your first day of employment

Additional Information :

  • Resumes are encouraged. Do not submit a blank application (no work history / resume). This may lead to disqualification.

  • Successful candidates must pass an online assessment, interview, background check, drug screen and medical review

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

July 10, 2024 - July 23, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

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