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1st Shift Manufacturing Support 2 (Athens, GA)

Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 5, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 19, 2021

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Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Are you ready to build what matters?  Build More Than Machines. Build a Career. 

Caterpillar is looking for candidates that want to build a career. This is an opportunity to join the Caterpillar Athens team as a direct hire.  Position includes a wage of $23.69/hour, quarterly goal sharing program and a comprehensive benefit program that begins on Day 1.  Watch our video to see our Athens Team build top-of-the-line excavators and tractors.  

While working at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. You will support your team in efforts of continuous improvement. As Manufacturing Support at Caterpillar Inc., you will directly support Manufacturing Engineers and Logistics Leaders on the plant floor through design and documentation layout, tooling, fixtures, handling systems, safety, and ergonomics and other duties as assigned.

Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Set up and maintain Logistics Control Cycles
  • Design and set up Point of Use presentations
  • Govern SAP Grief
  • Attend Change Control meetings
  • Performs changes and updates to standard work schedules and other relevant Logistics procedures
  • Develop layouts using CAD system and identifies material locations
  • Utilizes systems such as CAD, Bin System, and Team Center
  • Cross-functional communication to complete tasks
  • Provide project updates to leadership
  • May create documentation required for capital maintains both capital and expense budget accounts
  • Follows and utilizes Caterpillar Production System principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work
  • Relies on independent decision-making and problem solving to complete job tasks
  • Must meet project deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-year degree or equivalent (Current enrollment in an accredited 4-year college degree program at a junior level status is considered equivalent to a 2-year degree) or 4 years of related experience in Planning
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Top candidates will also have:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Auto CAD experience
  • Familiarity with complex product structures
  • Experience writing visual work instructions
  • Knowledge of time studies
  • Knowledge of line balancing
  • Operations/Industrial planning experience
  • Understanding of Logistics Warehousing
  • Knowledge of SAP software
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem identification and solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Additional information: Resumes are encouraged for all applicants. This is a full-time position starting at $23.69/hour located in Athens, GA. No relocation benefits are available. If you meet our minimum requirements, an online assessment will be sent to your application email. Please be sure to check your spam mail periodically as this is time sensitive.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a quarterly bonus.

Additional benefits include paid holidays and paid time off (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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

EEO/AA Employer: All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

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

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Job Info

Apr 5, 2021


United States

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