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Caterpillar, Inc. 2nd Shift Machine Operator - Sumter SC Pins Facility in Sumter, South Carolina

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Able to read/understand blueprints. Must be able to relate the blueprint dimensioning to the CNC machine programs. Have basic background in mathematics and a general understanding of basic trigonometry functions. Requires an understanding of micrometers, veneers, height gauges, dial indicators, and multiple specialty gauges (ie: hole location jigs to thread and plug gauges, go and no gauges). Complete quality checks by following a control points plan that establish quality control at the cell level. Responsible for final quality of product to customer. Must be able to confirm the part dimensional quality by gauging the part, comparing it to the print, and recording the information as required. Responsible for all machine and robot setups, tooling and fixture alignments. Must have strong knowledge of the following: CNC operations of horizontal machining centers, CNC turning centers, saws, and robotics. Must be able to read and understand programming code for equipment and how to write recipes for robotic cells. Must have a good operating knowledge of programming to extend the life of tooling. Must be able to troubleshoot problems that arise during setups.

Basic qualifications :

1 year of manufacturing experience

1 year of machining experience

1 year of CNC experience

Intermediate proficiency in blueprint reading

Experience using precision measurement tools (ex: micrometers, calipers, etc.)

Additional information :

*Starting pay rate: $16.45/hour + $0.60/hour night shift premium

*Shift - 2nd

*Successful candidates must be able to work overtime when required including weekends.

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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 www.Caterpillar.com/Careers.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.