Machinist – Mapleton Cast Metals
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
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Machinist for Mapleton Foundry – Labor grade 4 – Pay starts at $25.56/hr. plus night shift premium.
The Caterpillar Mapleton facility is adding jobs and growing! We are in need of hiring more employees due to the additional work being brought into the facility.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Set up, operate and adjust automatic lathes to perform complex combinations of operations to tight tolerances on a variety of parts
Set up, operate and adjust one or more numerically controlled drilling and boring machines where the feeds, speeds and cycle are fully controlled by encoded instructions. Machining programs, tool layouts and encoded instructions are usually provided
Applying safe working methods
Operates control station to monitor and control melting station
Analyzes control signals
Controls melting operations
Detects deviations and initiates corrective action
Sets up, operates and adjusts one or more numerically controlled drilling and boring machines (with or without milling capabilities) where the feeds, speeds and cycle are fully controlled by encoded instructions.
Machining programs, tool layouts and encoded instructions are usually provided.
May be required to operate machine manually, override encoded instructions, or adjusts offsets as necessary.
Prior manufacturing exp.
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodations):
Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds
Ability to stand throughout an 8 to 12-hour shift
Ability to operate heavy machinery and manufacturing equipment
Top candidates will also have:
Previous machine shop, foundry, or manufacturing experience
Verbal and written communication skills
Problem solving and decision-making
Positions are for 2nd Shift and 3rd shift. and weekend alternate schedules
Positions are in Mapleton, 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 www.caterpillar.com/careers
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