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Machine Operator 2nd Shift

Company name
Caterpillar Corporate

Brooklyn Park, MN

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Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to safely operate CNC Fabrication equipment including CNC burning machines, drum roll, press brake, horizontal and vertical machining centers according to company drawings, specification and workmanship standards.

Essential Functions:

1.      Responsible for putting safety first with an aspirational goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses and safety incidents

2.      Operate CNC fabrication equipment following engineering and manufacturing prints and documentation making adjustments for production jobs including; setup and  operation of all equipment/cranes with stops, clamps, fixtures, tooling, and offsets to produce consistent quality parts. 

3.      Use measuring devices and blueprints to inspect parts for quality using statistical process control (SPC) for documentation.

4.      Participate in identifying and troubleshooting machine and tooling problems as needed.

5.      Use hand tools, grinders, and other special deburring tools to remove sharp edges from machine surfaces.

6.      Take initiative to identify, document and communicate problems related to machining and report discrepancies and recommend solutions.

7.      Electronically and manually maintain documentation for labor hour records, process work order and production documentation.

8.      Participate in preventive maintenance programs for CNC machining equipment

9.      Coordinate and prioritize work to meet production schedules.

10.   Work and interact effectively in a team environment

11.   Work with limited supervision

12.   May perform other tasks as needed including ','!*!Basic Qualifications

3 years’ CNC machining and fabrication experience in a job shop environment or certification in machining

Can read fabrication blueprints/engineering drawings

Top Candidate Will Also Have

Heavy crane equipment experience

Experience with basic fabrication hand tools and equipment (i.e. measuring devices, hand tools, grinder, and other special deburring tools)

Understanding of geometric dimension and tolerances (GD&T)

Experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Ability to identify and communicate tooling and machine problems

Ability to read standard work, prints, and write continuous improvement cards

Ability to utilize computers for production transactions

Understanding of the metric measurement systems

Work Environment

Exposure to welding fumes

Exposure to machining chemicals

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, man lifts and various step stools

Stand for a minimum of 8 hour shifts with minimal breaks

Work in environment with frequently changing temperatures

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 including grinder, air tools, pliers, reamers, etc.

Required Personal Protective Equipment: hearing protection, safety glasses and steel toed/metatarsal foot gear.

Additional Information

No Relocation assistance is available for this job opening.

This job position is located in Brooklyn Park, MN.

Shift: Second (2:00 PM to 10:00 PM)

Full time with Benefits Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Please ensure you frequently check the email account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.','Relocation assistance is not available 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.','Feb 21, 2018','United States-Minnesota-Brooklyn Park','','Manufacturing & Supply Chain','Machine Operator 2nd Shift

Company info

Caterpillar Corporate
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Company Profile
For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

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