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Caterpillar, Inc. Auto Set Up Operator- 2nd Shift- Menominee, MI in Menominee, Michigan

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

As an Auto Set-up/Operator, you will setup, operate, and maintain the automatic assembly machines. Perform required quality inspections on parts and make adjustments when necessary. Execute preventative maintenance on a required basis. May also work in other assembly areas when time is available. Visually inspect parts as processed.

Job Duties

  • Verifies components and make tags when jobbing onto operation

  • Identify tooling and equipment necessary to perform assigned operation.

  • Follow start up and shut down procedures on all equipment, monitor and adjust equipment as necessary and record same.

  • Utilize the bulk issue process and the movement and flow of material in order to meet customer expectations.

  • Maintain records relating to production, downtime, quality, maintenance, etc.

  • Ensure that all quality standards are met by visually inspecting work and/or with measuring devices.

  • Recognize operating irregularities and machine malfunctions and make corrections or notify the proper person to correct.

  • Perform rework as necessary.

  • Perform machine set-up as required.

  • Instruct and train assigned operators on work tasks, safety procedures, proper use of equipment and the importance of performing to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 quality standards.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment as required.

  • Meet or exceed production requirements or notify Team Lead or Manager of reason for deviation from standards.

  • Work safely at all times and comply with safety regulations regarding the use of protective equipment and devices.

  • Keep work area, equipment, machines, etc. clean and orderly at all times.

  • Perform necessary computer transactions in various computer applications and software programs.

  • Offer suggestions for improving productivity, process, safety, or work environment

  • Perform other miscellaneous job assignments and related functions as directed by Team Lead, Manager or other designated person.

  • Must perform as a team member with the willingness and attitude to work with others to resolve problems. Must also maintain a good working relationship with others within the organization.

Required Qualifications

  • Trouble-shooting experience

  • Judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of processes using standard methods and procedures

  • Experience reading blueprints, specifications and a variety of precision measuring instruments

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous job-related experience

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to effectively communicate with others

  • Team attitude

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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