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Caterpillar, Inc. Assembly - 3rd Shift - Bldg LL/SS/NN in East Peoria, Illinois

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

3rd Shift - Bldg LL/SS/NN - East Peoria - Supplemental

We are currently seeking Assembly and Test Specialists. You will perform a series of routing functions to assemble machine components.

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

  • Assembling / testing, reworking and repairing machine components

  • Performing production based on schedule and continuously improving process efficiency

  • Ensuring adherence to Standard Work Sheet to achieve quality products and avoid quality issues

  • Participating in pre-shift Process Improvement Dialogue (PID) & Continuous Improvement (CI), raising, submitting issues and suggestions, and following up requirements from supervisor

  • Providing timely reports to operation supervisor or team lead on material availability and equipment downtime

  • Identifying specification gaps and root causes and making adjustments to meet engineering test specifications

Physical Qualifications (With or Without Accommodation)

  • Operate equipment including forklift, Hand Jack/pallet 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 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 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, cut/heat resistant sleeves, etc.

  • Computer skills to access Cat Intranet

  • Ability to read prints and use gauges for Quality Inspection Qualification

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 months experience in a manufacturing/warehouse environment or a demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • In lieu of experience a minimum 2-year technical degree from an accredited institution.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Previous Assembly Experience in manufacturing environment

Additional Information:

  • This is a Supplemental position- minimum 40 hours per week with limited benefits available

  • 3rd shift (10:00 pm - 6:00 am) Business needs will determine the shift. (Training will be done on 1st shift)

  • Position could be located in Buildings LL/SS or NN in East Peoria

  • Pay is $20.66 hr - extra $0.30 shift differential for working an off shift

  • Must be able to work any shift - working hours may change with business needs.

  • Relocation assistance is not offered for this position

  • 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.

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

Caterpillar 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

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media.

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.