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Caterpillar, Inc. West Fargo Machinist II (1st shift) in West Fargo, North Dakota

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Job Description - Internal


Caterpillar takes a system view of the life of our products. We design and manufacture them for multiple lives, our dealers support and service them to maximize their value to the customer, and we remanufacture them at the end of their serviceable life to deliver the next generation of value. Our industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise, large field population and world class dealer organization make this possible. This total life cycle approach allows us to provide sustainable solutions that help our customers build a better world.

Caterpillar currently has an opening for a Machinist II position supporting Reman Drivetrain located in the West Fargo, ND facility. The Machinist ll position operates a variety of machine tools and equipment to accurately machine final product as well as assist in the development of new products and processes.

Job responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Use precision measuring devices to effectively machine parts

  • Use blueprints, gauges, torque measuring devices and/or other equipment to ensure conformance to quality specifications

  • Ability to set-up, adjust and perform operations with close tolerance and finish requirements on standardized parts

  • Conduct pre and post inspection on all machined parts

  • Assist in the development of new fixturing and processes

  • Plan and make difficult or new setups with necessary equipment

  • Assist other team members with technical issues and/or production problems

  • Efficiently perform all processes as assigned – Should be in a Machinist l as well

  • Assist in the development of work instructions

  • Perform preventive maintenance as required

  • Assist in identifying issues and initiating corrective action processes as necessary

  • Perform 5S Audits

  • Perform Safety Stop Audits observations as required

  • Participate in the CI/PID Process

  • Any duties or tasks that may be assigned to promote cross training or support for various areas of the shop

  • Follow the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) Standard Work Sheets

  • Other duties as assigned

People Related Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Promote a culture based on our Values in Action

  • Follow established facility safety policies, safe job procedures and hazardous risk assessments and using the proper Personal Protective equipment for the specific job being performed

  • Work with variety of employees throughout the day to effectively communicate needs and to perform job related tasks

  • Proven ability to work in a team setting

  • Serve as a positive role model and contribute to team effort by supporting all employees in our organization

  • Ensure customer requirements are met

  • Conduct business with the highest level of honesty and integrity

  • Ability to Interface with plant management, supervisors and production personnel

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years job related experience in a manufacturing environment

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Effective decision making, analytical, and problem solving skills

  • Ability to effectively interpret blueprints

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work

  • Ability to produce quality products

  • Highly motivated and a self starter

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of changing situations

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Two-year tech school degree or equivalent experience preferred

  • Must possess ability to deal with multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit or stand as needed to perform essential functions of the position

  • Ability to periodically walk and/or travel to other areas of the plant and other warehouses as directed

  • Ability to use keyboard, reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift and file documents throughout the day

  • Ability to perform safe execution of repetitive motions

  • Ability to repetitively lift and carry up to 35 pounds

  • Visual and hearing abilities as appropriate for safe execution of job duties, functions and tasks

  • Physical exertion and effort to safely lift, push or pull components or parts

Additional Information:

Work Hours: 6AM - 4:30PM; Mon - Thurs. with occasional overtime on Fridays

Work Location: Fargo, ND

Hourly Pay Range: $21.40 - $28.80 (pay negotiations based upon skills/experience)

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

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 quarterly bonuses.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

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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 offered for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

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.