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Manufacturing Specialist - 3rd Shift - Schertz, TX

Location Schertz, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000200532

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Your Impact Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.  

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it. 

Job Summary: 

The purpose of this position is to provide technical manufacturing support related to the production of Caterpillar Diesel Engines. Manufacturing Specialists report to the Operations Supervisor and will be assigned to departments within the business to meet customer and company demands. Work is performed in a fast-paced manufacturing and production environment. Work requires possible exposure to all temperature changes, high noise levels, working around moving equipment, electrical hazards, tanks, heights, fumes, chemicals, vibrations, dust, etc. 

What you will do: 

  • Set up, adjust, troubleshoot, and operate machine tooling and many specialized or advanced variation tools to perform precision machining operations 

  • Deliver and pickup machine tools on transfer cart

  • Read and interpret blueprints, engineering drawings and schematic diagrams

  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures and area specific work instructions

  • Submit and assist with the resolution of C.P.S. Continuous Improvement cards

  • Maintain records related to inventory and track through WX system

  • Dispositioning of all tools being sent out for regrind/repair as well as tools being received

  • Maintain a safe and clean workstation

  • All other duties as assigned 

What you will have: 

  • Experience with manufacturing and machining processes 

  • Experience with mechanical products and components

  • Basic knowledge of technical requirements such as tolerance and fit

  • Experience working with hand tools 

What would make you a top candidate: 

  • Experience reading engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, blueprints & training on GD&T 

  • Experience with milling machine tooling

  • High School Diploma or GED Degree

What you will get: 

  • Monday - Friday 10:00pm - 6:30AM

  • Payrate starting at $18/hr plus shift premium

  • 40-hour work weeks with potential for overtime 

  • 96 hours of vacation and 16 hours of paid personal time off   

  • Most national holidays off with pay 

  • 100% 401K match up to 6% 

  • Health, dental, vision, disability & life insurance 

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Local & national discounts

  • Company provided uniforms 

  • Safety shoe allowance up to $125

  • Clean/safe work environment 

Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. 

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).  

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  

About Caterpillar 

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed. 

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

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