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Cleaner Assembler 2nd Shift

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Location: Wamego, KS, United States
Date Posted: Aug 31, 2019

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Job Description


At the Caterpillar facility in Wamego, Kansas, we take pride in working together to safely build quality attachments that enhance the productivity and utility of Caterpillar machines, equipping them for a wide range of tasks and operating requirements.

Being a member of our team is rewarding!

  • As a Cleaner/Assembler on second shift, you’ll receive competitive pay starting at $13.80 per hour plus an additional shift premium of $0.95. Over time, based on performance, attendance and business need.
  • You’ll have the opportunity for pay increases based on skills and performance, as well as an annual opportunity for a merit increase, and a quarterly bonus.
  • You will receive full healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc), a matching 401(k), paid holidays, paid vacation, among other benefits.
  • If interested, opportunity to transfer to first shift is based on performance, attendance, and business need.
  • Safety is a top priority. We provide all personal protective equipment - metatarsal guard steel-toe boots, gloves, safety glasses, etc.
  • Be part of a leading global manufacturing company while working on a team with a with a small-town, family-like culture.

As a Caterpillar Cleaner/Assembler in Wamego, Kansas, you will:

  • Operates air hammer, DA sander, and/or hand scraper to remove weld slag, weld splatter and excess mill scale and to smooth rough edges.
  • Assemble product following blueprints.
  • Prepares surface by removing excess dirt, oil, and grease by operating a pressure washer, air wand, brake cleaner, and rags.
  • Read packets to distinguish weight, color, and quantity of product goes with work order.
  • Operate forklift to move parts and product.
  • Use jib and overhead cranes to manually position parts and product.
  • Work Monday through Thursday from 3:30pm to 2:00am, with overtime as required or available.
  • Commit to being on-time and reliable.


Required Qualifications:

  • Available to work from 5:00am to 3:30pm during the introductory training period.

Top candidates will also have:

  • Ability to work safely and wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to work well individually and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work overtime to support production demands.

Visit to learn more about Caterpillar Wamego - our team, the work we do, the products we make, the facility and our community.

Note: Please ensure you frequently check the email 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 individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Aug 31, 2019


United States