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Manufacturing Technician - Assembly

Location: N. Little Rock, AR, United States
Date Posted: Apr 7, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 15, 2021

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World’

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you join a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.

Customers of Caterpillar equipment have come to expect high quality products and the Motor graders, Medium Wheel Loaders, Cold Planers and Rotary Mixers we make in North Little Rock are no exception and it started with the manufacturing process.  If you get a charge from being part of the team that makes this happen, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join the team as a Manufacturing Technician.  As a Manufacturing Technician, you will collaborate with the team in maintaining and improving processes and systems in the manufacture of the products produced in the facility.  Further, you will analyze and recommend current and future systems, procedures and equipment needs based on manufacturing requirements.

Specifically, in this role, you can expect to:

  • Perform technical analysis of manufacturing processes through a lens of continuous improvement.

  • Design and direct the acquisition of all necessary tooling and machines.

  • Troubleshoot day-to-day process issues, develop solutions, and monitor improvements.

  • Procure material related to manufacturing improvements through external suppliers.

  • Analyze and deploy engineering change notices.

  • Establish and maintain standard work.

  • Respond to customer issues and lead process improvements.

To be successful in this role, you must bring (Basic Qualifications):

  • A Bachelor’s degree from in Engineering or a technical discipline from an accredited college or university OR an Associate’s degree and actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a technical discipline.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts demonstrated through prior experience working in a large equipment manufacturing environment

  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers

Top candidates will also bring:       

  • Proficient with VPPA (Virtual Process Planning for Assembly)

  • Proficient with Engineering Team Center

  • Proficient with AutoCAD

  • Experience with MES and SAP

  • Experience with 3D modeling programs (NX or Creo)

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. 

ISE is not available for this position.

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

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

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Apr 7, 2021


United States

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