Finish Grinder

Finish Grinder

Caterpillar | South Milwaukee, WI, 53172, US
Salary Range:$30,000 – $34,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

1st Shift - Full Time

Process parts for assembly by cleaning, deburring, polishing and fitting. Finish grind and polish gear tooth edges and roots. Use hand and power tools, scale, square, calipers, feeler gauges, deburring and polishing tools, drills, presses, clamping devices, grinders, tote boxes or containers, jib or overhead crane or hoist, hand truck, drawings, etc.

Materials: Parts, pieces and sub-assemblies such as gears, shafts, bushings, brake bands, etc., lubricant, miscellaneous hardware items, etc.

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

* Identify and prepare parts, gearing and sub-assemblies by cleaning, deburring, polishing, fitting and dressing using file, deburring equipment, etc. Manually or with hoist, jib or overhead crane, jacks, horses, etc., position and align work pieces. Make simple assemblies and sub-assemblies working to drawings, or templates.

* May perform operations such as pressing bushings, fitting keys or splines, dressing gear teeth, fit up brake bands, fit gears on shafts and make other simple assemblies or sub-assemblies of similar complexity under the direction of assembler.

* Keep facilities, material and work area clean and orderly, exercising care in their use and assisting in their maintenance as required. Conform to safety and inspection requirements.

Required Qualifications:

* Minimum of 2 years experience grinding, sanding, cleaning and detailing parts.

* Experience of loading and securing large components onto rail and transfer cars.

Desired Qualifications:

* Minimum 2 years finish grinding experience.

* Ability to work well individually or in a team environment.

* Ability to work overtime to support production demands.

* Experience in preserving and securing parts on crates and skids.

* Machining experience a plus.

* Ability to read blueprints.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

* Ability to work well individually and in a team environment.

* Ability to work overtime to support production demands.

Additional Information:

* This position is located at the Caterpillar manufacturing facility located in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

* 1st Shift - Full Time

* Pay is Step 1 $18.55 Step 2 $18.96 Step 3 $19.37

* No relocation assistance is available.

$2000 Sign On & Retention Bonus available!!!!

Why Caterpillar South Milwaukee?

* Competitive Hourly Pay with Shift Differential

* All Positions are Full-Time =

* Bonuses for New Hires and Referrals

* Paid Vacation and Holidays

* Bereavement, Jury Duty, Military Duty Paid Benefits, Parental Leave

* Benefits Effective Date of Hire - Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)

* 401k with 6% Company Match

* Company Discounts and Voluntary Benefits

* Annual Employee Rewards Program

* Recognition Programs

* Employee Assistance Program (includes eligible dependents)

* Adoption Assistance Program

* Company Provided PPE such as Safety Glasses (includes prescription safety glasses), Safety Boot Reimbursement

* Company Provided Uniforms and Caps

* Uniform Lockers, Personal Lockers, Showers

* Lunchroom with Self-Service Canteen

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