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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Manufacturing Engineer 1

Location Athens, Georgia, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000190097

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, as the Manufacturing Engineer you will provide manufacturing engineering support for a particular zone of the assembly line ensuring velocity and quality for the zone.

The Building Construction Products (BCP) division at Caterpillar is a global organization responsible for design, manufacture and support of Caterpillar's line of small, versatile construction equipment and, in Athens, GA we manufacture the Mini Hydraulic Excavator (MHEX) and Small Track Type Tractor (STTT) products lines.

Among other responsibilities, as the Manufacturing Engineer, you can expect to:

  • Responsible for creation and communication for work instructions.
  • Create machine routings using SAP
  • Manage capital projects related to Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost
  • Design and implement lifting devices and any fixturing required for machine ease of assembly
  • Address internal and external quality issues in relation to zone of responsibility.
  • Manage capacity and model mix changes
  • Creating and modifying the build process for NPI or Continuous Improvement

The successful candidate must bring (Basic Qualifications) :

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering or Engineering Technology curricula.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Top candidates will also have (Desired Qualifications; not required) :

  • Experience in manufacturing/operations as an intern or co-ops
  • Experience with Manufacturing systems
  • Knowledge of engineering concepts
  • Manufacturing related skills such as:
    • Ability to read prints/specifications
    • Budget or project management
    • SAP

Relocation assistance is not available for this position

ISE is not available for this position

How we support you (Employee benefits)

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career including the potential to advance your career into operations leadership and other advanced manufacturing positions. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a very generous yearly bonus. Additional benefits include paid vacations and paid holidays (Prorated based on hire date).

Safety is a top priority at Caterpillar, we provide all necessary personal protective equipment: steel toe boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, uniform shirts, and pants.

The power of everyone

At Caterpillar, we believe that each person is unique and valued. We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is diverse and representative of the many customers we serve around the globe. Different perspectives help us achieve our best work and come together to form a high performing Caterpillar team that makes positive changes in the community where we live and work

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Final details

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tide to a specific employer, such as an H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the United States 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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