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Caterpillar, Inc. 3rd shift Finishing Technician (LPSD) in Hodges, South Carolina

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Job Description:

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Position Information:

  • 3rd shift hours are Sunday-Thursday 10PM- 6:30AM.

  • Benefits available on Day 1.

  • Starting pay for this position is $16 an hour +$1.50 per hour night shift premium.

  • To be considered for this role, please apply by 12/3/2023 at 11:59PM.

Job Summary:

The Large Power Systems Division (LPSD) in Hodges, SC has an opening for a Finishing Technician on 3rd shift. In this role, you will perform finishing operations to include de-gating, shake-out, blasting, and in-process verification of parts.

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

  • De-gating operations (requires use of grinder, saw, hammer, wedge)

  • Operator-Performed-Maintenance (OPM) on equipment

  • Table/Tumble blast machine operations

  • In-Process inspection of parts

  • Forklift operation

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 months of previous casting finishing experience or other manufacturing experience.

Top candidates will also have:

  • At least 6 months of previous casting finishing experience or other manufacturing experience.

  • Knowledge of foundry processes (melting, molding, core manufacturing, finishing), engineering and/or quality

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Good communication skills, and leadership ability

  • Attention to detail

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Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

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 .

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

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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.