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Caterpillar, Inc. Heat Treat Specialist 2nd and 3rd shift in Pontiac, Illinois

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

To Those Who Get the Job Done

How have we remained a leader in the industry for the past 90 years? It’s simple: we have the best people getting the work done. Our employees around the globe work daily to produce quality products through quality work. They play a vital role in building the world’s infrastructure - the small, the big, and everything in between. Their commitment to doing the work, putting in the time and getting the job done is the heart and soul of everything we do at Caterpillar. Learn more: https://caterpillar.com/pontiac

Job Summary:

As a Heat Treat Operator at Caterpillar Pontiac, you will set up and operate heat-treating equipment to perform induction hardening and/or furnace hardening and tempering.

What you will do:

  • Set up, operate, and adjust heat treating equipment

  • Monitoring the heat treatment cycle

  • Operate gas generating equipment to harden iron to specific specifications.

What you must have:

  • Previous machine shop/production experience

  • Good communication skills and strong commitment to safety and teamwork

Top candidates will also have:

  • Basic computer skills

  • Understanding of gauges and quality systems/ standards

  • Ability and willingness to push, pull, and lift up to 35 lbs

  • Attention to detail

Available Shift Information:

  • 2nd: Monday-Friday 3:00PM-11:00PM

  • 3rd: Sunday- Thursday 11:00PM-7:00AM

Additional Information:

  • Starting pay is $23.00 ($22.25base + $0.75 night shift premium)

  • You will also qualify for $3.00 an hour retention bonus

  • Additional BENEFITS available! Health, dental/vision plan available day one, 401K (up to 6% matching), employee assistance program, employee discounts, life insurance (free and auto enrolled), vacation plus PTO and holiday pay, free preventative medical evaluation, and so much more!

  • Working conditions: Area is not temperature controlled.

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Relocation assistance 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 .

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.