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Assembler - 1st and 2nd shift - Athens, GA

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Career Area:
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Job Description:
Are you ready to build what matters? Build More Than Machines . Build a Career .
Caterpillar is looking for candidates that want to build a career. You have a lot to offer, so we offer a commitment in return to you as a professional - and as a person. We offer competitive wages, quarterly bonus, comprehensive benefits that begins on Day ONE and paid training.
At Caterpillar we value commitment, and we reward you with an opportunity to earn a 5% attendance premium each day you are on time.
What this looks like (starts after 90 days):

  • 1st shift: $17.00/hour up to $17.85/hour with attendance premium applied

  • 2nd shift: $18.36/hour (includes night shift premium) up to $19.21/hour with attendance premium applied

    On your 1st day you will receive 40 hours of Paid Time Off and will earn an additional 60 hours of Paid Time Off during your 1st year!
    We don't lead our industry - our people do. Watch our video ( to see our team build top-of-the-line excavators and tractors.
    As an Assembler at Caterpillar, you will:

    • Follow documented procedures to perform safe and defect free assembly and adjustment of parts and components.

    • Leverage lean manufacturing concepts to support continuous improvement and waste elimination.

    • Use industrial power tools for assembly and lifting devices to move heavy components.

      Basic Requirements:

      • Previous work or volunteer experience

        Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

        • Willing and able to sit or stand for prolonged periods

        • Willing and able to perform repetitive operations

        • Willing and able to lift up to 35 lbs.

          Top Candidates will also have:

          • Manufacturing experience

          • Heavy equipment machine assembly experience

            Additional Information:
            Resumes are highly encouraged . Please do not submit a blank application (no work history or resume attached) as this may lead to disqualification.
            Shift Schedule:
            1st Shift: Monday-Thursday, 6 am - 4:30 pm
            2nd Shift: Monday-Thursday, 5 pm - 3:30 am
            Employee benefit details
            Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Here you earn more than just an hourly wage. We offer a total rewards package that provides D ay ONE benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a quarterly bonus. Additional benefits include paid holidays and paid time off.
            Final details
            Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application - please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.
            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
            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.

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