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3rd Shift Machinist - Fabrications (Sanford, NC)

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Location: Sanford, NC, United States
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2019

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Job Description



**This is a 3rd shift position hourly position with a starting pay of $22.66 plus shift premium in Sanford, N.C. **

As a Machinist at Caterpillar, Inc., you will directly support the fabrication of structures. This position will utilize tooling, fixtures, handling systems, safety, quality checks, inspection, ergonomics, and other duties as assigned.
Job duties may include the following:
  • Uses various tools provided in the work area to perform machining duties including but not limited to:
  • Ability to set up and operate CNC equipment and tooling.
  • Operate CNC vertical and horizontal machining centers according to standard work instructions
  • Positioning of heavy fabricated metal components in machining fixtures using lifting devices.
  • General knowledge of manufacturing, methods, and processes (e.g., machining, machines/machine tools, cutting tools and fluids, instrumentation, measurement and control systems)
  • Position heavy fabricated metal components in machining fixtures utilizing overhead and jib cranes
  • Inspects own work quality utilizing gages, micrometers, etc.
  • Set up cutting tools and inspect for wear
  • Make/update CNC machine program changes
  • Follows documented procedures standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect free operations to create and machine components
  • Follows and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work
  • Keeps work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Research and test various cutting tools for cycle time/cost improvements



Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have machining experience
  • Intermediate proficiency (basic skills/knowledge; capable of functioning independently in operating inspection equipment,gauges and tools

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations
  • Ability to operate lifing devices
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Top candidates will also have:

  • CNC machining experience
  • CNC horizontal and vertical milling experience
  • EIA Machine programming
  • Intermediate proficiency using a computer
  • Further education beyond high school 
  • Experience in manufacturing/planning
  • Intermediate proficiency working with Standard Operating Procedures or Standard Work
  • Basic print-reading ability
  • Knowledge of machine centers
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of technical requirements such as tolerance and fit.

Note:  This is a 3rd shift position hourly position with a starting pay of $22.66 plus shift premium in Sanford, N.C. No relocation benefits are available.  Resumes are highly encouraged from all applicants.

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Nov 23, 2019


United States