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CNC Lathe/Mill/Grinder Machinist

Location: Pontiac, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2020

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Job Description


As a CNC Grinding Specialist at Caterpillar Inc., you will set up and operate external/internal and center less grinding machines. You will grind surfaces to close tolerances and, in many cases, selects fits with high quality finishes.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

* Operate surface grinders to perform difficult machining (flat surface and shoulder grinding)
* Perform grinding of cylinder barrel assemblies
* Operate honing machines to perform honing operations on parts such as hydraulic valve bodies.


Required Qualifications:

* Experience in manufacturing operations or similar industry
* Strong commitment to safety and teamwork
* Knowledge of normal technical requirements such as tolerance and fit

Desired Qualifications:

* Blueprint reading
* Excellent communication skills
* Experience in machining

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodations):
* Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds
* Ability to stand throughout a 12-hour shift
* Ability to operate heavy machinery and manufacturing equipment

Top candidates will also have:

* Previous machine shop and manufacturing experience
* Computer skills
* Verbal and written communication skills
* Problem solving and decision-making
* Math skills
Additional Information:
* Wages will range from $18.43 to $23.10 based on qualifications and/or experience
* Positions are supplemental (40 or more hours per week but with no vacation or holiday pay and limited benefits) on 2nd or 3rd shift
* Positions are in Pontiac, IL
* There is no relocation offered for these positions.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Nov 20, 2020


United States

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