We Hire America Jobs

Mobile We Hire America Logo
WeHireAmerica.jobs is a service of HR Policy Foundation and DirectEmployers Association. These two non-profit organizations are providing this free resource to help educators, policy makers and job seekers understand the great employment opportunities available here in the U.S. at some of America's biggest and best companies.

Job Information

Caterpillar, Inc. Manufacturing Engineering Technician II - 1st Shift - Seguin, TX in Seguin, Texas

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Your Impact Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We do not just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Job Summary:

The Industrial Power Systems Division has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Technician II position in Seguin, TX. As a Manufacturing Engineering Technician II, you will perform the duties associated and assigned by the Manufacturing Engineering team.

What you will do:

  • Audit, validate, and perform root cause analysis and address problems in the assembly planning, tooling, and manufacturing standards, capital expense tooling and equipment and facility layout and digital twin systems

  • Maintain awareness of technological advances in processing, automation of assembly/material movement and/or machine capability. You’ll use the knowledge to provide input into project assignments.

  • Analyze and investigate shop problems and follow-up on recommendations

  • Assists with more complex issues related to process improvements, capital requirements, developing systems or databases, and equipment and systems integration

  • Design to maintain, improve, and validate manufacturing engineering processes such as process design, facility layout, standardized work instructions, simulations, virtual modeling, test, manufacturing releasing and production order readiness

  • Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, etc. in performing assigned duties

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficient in reading Engineering drawings/blueprints and reviewing 3D models

  • Experience in assembly processes and best practices, test processes, and validation to manufacture diesel fuel engines

  • Experience with basic inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, depth gages)

  • Familiarity using data collection systems (such as Quality WorX and Tools Talk)

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook experience

  • 2-year degree or at least 2+ years of quality or diesel assembly experience

  • Self-Starter

  • BIQ methodology knowledge and proven application

  • Basic Plex knowledge to resolve point of use documentation issues

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Intermediate level proficiency using ERP/PLM systems such as PLEX and Teamcenter

  • 3+ years of experience of quality or diesel assembly

  • Intermediate level proficiency in technical engineering support on an assembly shop floor

  • Experience with a Materials and Manufacturing Management System

  • Quality Experience in a diesel assembly/machine facility

  • Experience performing virtual build modelling using 3D models.

  • Diesel assembly experience in a leadership type role (Team Lead, Project lead, Lean Lead)

  • Six Sigma/Lean experience as either a team member or Green Belt certified.

  • Experience in leading projects or supervision (direct or indirect)

  • Experience executing SFMEA updates with very limited supervision

  • Experience creating new tools/fixtures and setting them up for the line

  • Experience of problem-solving skills with proven results

  • Experience collaborating on addressing documentation issues

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Additional requirements:

  • Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants

What you will get:

  • Payrate starting at $21 an hour

  • 40-hour work week with potential for overtime

  • 80 hours of vacation with an additional 25 hours of paid time off

  • Most national holidays off with pay

  • 100% 401K match up to 6%

  • Health, dental, vision, disability & life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Local & national discounts!

  • Company provided uniforms

  • Safety shoe allowance up to $125

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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.