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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

LPSD Mold Maker Team Lead (2nd Shift)

Location Hodges, South Carolina, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000138985

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:


What matters most to you? Is it being part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

The Large Power Systems Division in Hodges, SC has an opening for a Team Leader. In this role, as a Team Leader I at Caterpillar you will utilize your previous experience to set up, operate, adjust and/or monitor metal casting processes & equipment. You will act as a working lead that will be expected to set operator expectations and record relevant safety, quality, throughput, downtime data in the department including production reporting. You will also be able to train new operators to perform these tasks.

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

  • Become proficient in metal casting operations
  • Train new operators on safety, quality, and velocity
  • Collect and record data regarding safety, quality, and velocity
  • Isolate problems and makes recommendations to eliminate defects and salvage castings
  • Leave carryover instructions on priorities and open issues for off-shift operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 months of team lead or supervisory experience in a manufacturing/warehouse environment
  • If an internal employee, must be in current position for at least 6 months
  • If an internal employee, must exhibit satisfactory performance
  • If an internal employee, must not currently be in the disciplinary process to be eligible for consideration

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Previous metal casting experience
  • Demonstrated good leadership skills in either an operator position or lead position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and shifts (training purposes)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with others and lead peers
  • Ability to learn all aspects of job assignments

Additional Information:

  • This position will be on 2nd Shift.
  • 2nd shift hours are Monday-Friday 2PM- 10:30 PM

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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant. 

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 .

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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