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Machine Operator - Boonville, MO - All Shifts

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Location: Boonville, MO, United States
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2019

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Job Description


A chance to tell stories that matter.


From products that help bring running water to small villages in Africa, to autonomous technologies that allow miners to work out of harm’s way, to 3D printing that enables more sustainable parts production, few companies have stories to tell like Caterpillar. We count on you to share them—both outside our walls and in ways that engage and motivate our employees around the world


Job Role: Machine Operator

As a Machine Operator at Caterpillar Inc., you will set up and operate a variety of machines and equipment to produce plastic and/or rubber parts.


Essential Responsibilities & Expectations but are not limited to the following: 

  • Monitor equipment to ensure proper temperature and pressures are maintained to produce quality product
  • Clean and inspect parts for quality
  • Complete required paperwork to account for production and quality activity
  • Read and follow Safe Job Procedures
  • Set-up and operate complex production equipment
  • Maintain production on multiple machines simultaneously
  • Operate and adjust automated and/or robotic equipment
  • Maintain a positive environment requiring communication with other team members
  • Complete job functions required to support CPS principles
  • Focus on safety and quality
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple efforts at once.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Flexible to business needs
  • Willing to be cross trained in all areas


Basic Qualifications


  • Basic computer experience. (Capable of functioning independently)



Top Candidates will also have


  • Rubber injection molding experience
  • Previous manufacturing/operations experience
  • Previous fork truck experience



Additional Information:


  • Shift: 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts available
  • Starting pay: $14.00 with an additional $.50 night shift premium.
  • This is a full time position with full benefits including 401K with 6% company match.
  • Location: Boonville, MO (no relocation is currently available for this position)


Candidates being considered will be sent a follow up email from Caterpillar Recruiting to take our online assessment. 

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail 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 26, 2019


United States