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Production Student Trainee - Griffin, GA

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Location: Griffin, GA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 11, 2019

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Job Description


The Student Trainee Program allows students the opportunity to work at Caterpillar while going to school.

Caterpillar's legacy of industry leadership dates back to 1925. We have a global footprint with product in more than 180 countries. Caterpillar is a Fortune 100 company that makes up the most diverse product line in the industry with more than 300 products. We work in industries that provide long-term economic value: commodities (mining, oil and gas); infrastructure (heavy construction, rail, paving, quarry and aggregate); and building construction (residential, commercial, standby power, industrial engines and forestry).


At Caterpillar you will have global exposure and opportunities, deep employee and leadership development resources and a compelling career path to make it possible to have the flexibility and excitement of a diverse career without needing to "start over" at a new company. Even while building deep expertise in one function, our employees can experience different career opportunities by moving between our many business units, locations and product lines throughout their career.



  • Student Trainees will work approximately 15-20 hours a week in Caterpillar’s Griffin facility.
  • Unpacking and preparing components on a tray to get ready to be placed into production.
  • Adding a washer and lubricant to a bolt to prepare the bolt to be placed into production.
  • Installing a bolt into the spray jet assembly, and placing a rocker arm on a fixture to install a spring, snap ring, and locating pin.


Basic Qualifications:
• Must be a High School Senior participating in your school's work based learning program.
• Must have prior use of basic hand tools

• Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week while attending school full time.

• Must have basic computer skills

• Must have reliable transportation to the Griffin, GA facility

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
• Ability to perform repetitive operations
• Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:
• Interest in a potential career in manufacturing
• Aptitude for assembly and mechanical work.
• Ability to follow documented procedures for standard work, to perform work safely and free of defects.

These are part time temporary openings located in Griffin, GA. Relocation is not available.
Work hours are 7:30AM - 11:00AM.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website

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.

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Nov 11, 2019


United States