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Caterpillar, Inc. Mechanic, CNC Maintenance in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for putting safety first with a goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses and safety incidents.

  2. Perform breakdown maintenance on all CNC equipment including diagnosing and repair/replacement of defective parts.

  3. Perform simple and complex preventative maintenance on CNC, production and building equipment at multiple facilities

  4. Interpret hydraulic and electrical drawings for breakdown diagnostics using various tools

  5. Coordinate and prioritize work to meet production schedules.

  6. Support and execute rebuild, reconditioning CNC machine projects and provide project leadership as needed.

  7. Daily prioritize and confirm work orders using electronic maintenance system.

  8. Operation of CNC and robots to perform maintenance activities.

  9. Take initiative to document, communicate and correct maintenance issues identified during breakdowns and PM activities.

  10. Operate equipment including forklift, man lift, maintenance truck, snowplow truck, etc.

  11. Perform other maintenance including snowplow removal.

  12. Work and interact effectively in a team environment in alignment with our code of conduct and values in action.

  13. May work various shift and workday schedules to meet customer and team needs.

  14. Electronically and manually maintain documentation for production.

  15. Take initiative to identify, document, communicate and correct problems, report discrepancies and recommend solutions

  16. Support team People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) initiatives and daily activities.

  17. Complete projects as needed

  18. Work with limited supervision

Basic Qualifications

  • Technical degree in electronics or CNC maintenance and 3 years CNC electrical, hydraulic and mechanical maintenance experience including troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair and preventative maintenance. OR 10 years CNC maintenance experience including troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair and preventative maintenance.

  • Ability to read and interpret machine blueprint and drawings.

Top Candidates Will Also Have

  • Ability to diagnose complex CNC problems

  • Ability to utilize computers for maintenance transactions

  • Experience with production and building equipment maintenance

  • Heavy crane equipment experience

  • Ability to read electrical and hydraulic prints and write continuous improvement cards

  • Previous experience operating equipment including forklift, man lift, snow plow truck

  • Ability to utilize computers for production transactions

Work Environment

  • Operate equipment including forklift, man lift, maintenance truck, snow plow truck

  • Noise levels of 85db or greater

  • Operate overhead cranes, jib cranes and hoists

  • Lift up to 35lbs frequently

  • Work at multiple heights

  • Climb on equipment, machines, ladders, man lifts and various step stools

  • Stand for a minimum of 8 hour shifts with minimal breaks

  • Work various shifts and workday schedules including nights and weekends

  • Work in environment with frequently changing temperatures and all weather conditions

  • Exposure to magnets that may impact medical devices

  • Kneel, squat, and crawl on knees

  • Work in awkward positions, including forward reach, lateral reach, squat, overhead reaching, twisting and forward head and rotation of neck.

  • Work in tight spaces

  • Repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling rotating

  • Use of fine motor skills

  • Use of maintenance hand tools

  • Required Personal Protective Equipment: hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toed/metatarsal foot gear, and protective clothing and equipment including shock resistant gloves, fall restraint harnesses, jackets, chaps, helmet, grinding shield, etc.

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.

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