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Assembler - All Shifts at Caterpillar

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: East Peoria, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking Assembly and Test Specialists. You will perform a series of routing functions to assemble machine components.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assembling / testing, reworking and repairing machine components
  • Performing production based on schedule and continuously improving process efficiency
  • Ensuring adherence to Standard Work Sheet to achieve quality products and avoid quality issues
  • Participating in pre-shift Process Improvement Dialogue (PID) & Continuous Improvement (CI), raising, submitting issues and suggestions and following up requirements from supervisor
  • Providing timely reports to operation supervisor or team lead on material availability and equipment downtime
  • Identifying specification gaps and root causes and making adjustments to meet engineering test specifications

Physical Qualifications (With or Without Accommodation)

  • Operate equipment including forklift, Hand Jack/pallet truck
  • Noise levels of 85db or greater
  • Operate overhead cranes, jib cranes and hoists
  • Lift up to 35lbs frequently
  • Work at multiple heights
  • Climb on equipment, machines, ladders and various step stools
  • Stand for a minimum of 8 hour shifts with minimal breaks
  • Work various shifts and workday schedules including nights and weekends
  • Work in environment with frequently changing temperatures and all weather conditions
  • Exposure to magnets that may impact medical devices
  • Kneel, squat, and crawl on knees
  • Work in awkward positions, including forward reach, lateral reach, squat, overhead reaching, twisting and forward head and rotation of neck.
  • Work in tight spaces
  • Repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling rotating
  • Use of fine motor skills
  • Use of hand tools
  • Required Personal Protective Equipment: hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toed/metatarsal foot gear, and protective clothing and equipment including shock resistant gloves, fall restraint harnesses, jackets, chaps, helmet, grinding shield, cut/heat resistant sleeves, etc.
  • Computer skills to access Cat Intranet
  • Ability to read prints and use gauges for Quality Inspection