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Fabrication Support 1 (1st, 2nd or 3rd shift) - Sanford, NC

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Location: Sanford, NC, United States
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2020

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Job Description


Under general supervision, provides fabrications support activities including loading robots and ensuring cleanliness of the area.  Position will utilize tooling, fixtures, handling systems, safety, quality checks and other duties as assigned.  Typically reports to a Section Manager.

  • May rotate to various positions within the Job Function are to perform related activities
  • Follow and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting Waste Elimination, and Standard Work
  • May be required to operate walk-behind or ride-on sweepers
  • Maintain Fabrications area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Follows documented procedures, standard work, routings and blueprints
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Contributing team member

Job duties may include the following:

  • Load and position heavy fabrication metal component in machining fixtures using lifting devices
  • Initial set-up and operation of CNC and/or robot welding machines
  • Assist Machinists in robot processes
  • Ability to learn and follow welding and/or machinist standard processes and procedures
  • Basic robot maintenance including but not limited to, clearing faults, resetting the robot, replacing weld tips, restringing weld wire and rehoming the robot.






Caterpillar is committed to excellence in all that we do. As a global, diverse technology leader, Caterpillar has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.  We are proud of who we are- thousands of people making progress possible around the world.

The Building Construction Products (BCP) Division is a global division of Caterpillar Inc. that employs several thousand employees located at facilities worldwide. BCP has production facilities in the U.S. (Clayton, N.C.; Sanford, N.C.; Athens, Ga), UK, China, India and Brazil. Products designed, manufactured, and distributed by BCP include skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders and small wheel loaders.  Athens, G.A. specifically produces mini hydraulic excavators and small track-type tractors; from fabrications to assembly producing a finished product.


BCP is proud to be a family friendly, flexible employer with a very competitive Total Rewards package.  Since 2013, Caterpillar BCP Division has consistently earned the Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) "Work-Life Seal of Distinction" for providing a wide variety of workplace policies, programs & practices that support employees across all major aspects of work-life integration. The Athens, G.A. facility was recently awarded the 2016 Georgia Large Manufacturer of the Year as well as the 2015 Safety Performance Award by the Georgia Association of Manufacturers.  The Athens, G.A. facility was also recognized by Caterpillar in 2014 by being awarded the Environmental Excellence Gold Award.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Some experience with Overhead Hoists and Overhead Cranes

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive operation
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Top candidates will also have:

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in standard work
  • Material handling experience
  • At least one year of manufacturing experience
  • Robotic welding machine experience

Additional Information:   This is an hourly position with an entry wage of $17.26/hour plus 5% night shift premium for 2nd or 3rd shift. Internal applicants must inform their current supervisor of their application. Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants.  Employees on active discipline or in current role less than 6 months are not eligible to apply.

EEO/AA Employer. All Qualified individuals including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities- are encouraged to apply

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Jul 9, 2020


United States