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Warehouse Associate - 3rd shift - Athens, GA

Location Athens, Georgia, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
[Requisition ID] R0000225370

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Job Description:

Your Work 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.

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):

  • 3rd shift: $18.36/hour (includes 8%-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 a Warehouse Associate at Caterpillar, you will:

  • Use heavy equipment including cherry picker, stand-up forklifts, sit-down forklifts, and overhead cranes.
  • Perform material handling and warehousing functions.
  • Order fill, process, store and pick parts, materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Conduct basic quality assessment of parts for damage and defects.
  • Additionally, you will work from a variety of documents to verify part numbers, part locations and quantities.
  • Verify part numbers, part locations and quantities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 months of previous work experience

**Role requires overtime as needed to support business needs.**

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Willing and able to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes
  • Willing and able to infrequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Willing and able to work at heights of up to 20 feet from the floor
  • Willing and able to work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures
  • Willing and able to walk, squat and bend over for intervals of 15-30 minutes

Top Candidates will also have:

  • 2+ years of continuous employment in industrial assembly or manufacturing
  • Continuous work history with progressive movement
  • Forklift experience
  • Logistics/warehouse experience
  • SAP experience
  • Heavy equipment product line experience (i.e., excavators, tractors, etc.)

Additional Information: Resumes are encouraged for all applicants. Please do not submit a blank application (no work history or resume attached) as this may lead to disqualification. Successful candidates must pass an online assessment prior to interview. Warehouse experience is NOT required. Employment includes a 2-week paid training program.

Shift Schedule:

3rd shift : Sunday-Friday, 11 pm - 7:30 am

**Role requires overtime as needed to support business needs.**

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 Day 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.

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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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