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Warehouse Associate - 2nd and 3rd Shift

Location Morton, Illinois, United States of America
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Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000256360

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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.

Caterpillar Morton Distribution Center is hiring Warehouse Associates! (2nd and 3rd, starting pay is $19.06/hour + $0.75 NSP).

-Paid vacation time and personal time

-9 paid holidays & 2 floating holidays

-Starting wage $19.06/hr with potential to earn more based on experience

-Day one medical, dental, vision, RX (get all starting as low as $33.00/month!)

-6% 401k match

-Opportunity for overtime hours/shifts

-Education tuition assistance

-Employee led engagement teams

Now is a great time to join us! Caterpillar has recently been recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes Magazine. Our team is currently looking for talented individuals to fill the role of Materials Specialist at our Morton Distribution Center.  In this position, your role will be to perform a variety of functions to check, receive, and verify accuracy of our prime product. You will check, store, disburse or fill orders for parts, materials, tools, equipment and supplies.  

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:  
* Maintain and report daily receiving and shipping activities 
* Safely perform the material handling and warehousing functions required in the receiving, processing, storing, moving, packing, and shipping of parts, materials equipment and supplies. 
* Perform related and/or specialized clerical duties and resolves discrepancies as required. Maintains related clerical records and operates computer terminal and/or hand held scanner to access and update information for receiving, counting and order processing. Performs housekeeping functions as required. 
* Uses mobile equipment as required to facilitate job functions. 
* Reports defects and need for repairs. 

Basic Qualifications:

*  One year of any kind of previous work or volunteer experience 


Physical Qualifications (with or without reasonable accommodation):  
* Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes 
* Infrequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds 
* Work at heights of up to 20 feet from the floor 
* Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures 
* Walk, squat, and bend over for intervals of 15-30 minutes 

Top candidates will also have:  
* Previous distribution center, warehouse, and/or order filling experience  

* Experience with operation of materials handling equipment 

* Good communication skills and strong commitment to safety and teamwork 
* Computer skills 

* Ability to read/write and interpret documents 

* Ability to perform a variety of clerical functions and do basic math 

* Ability to obtain forklift certification 

Additional Information:  

*  Safety is a core value at Caterpillar.  We owe it to our employees and their families to work in a safe and secure workplace.   All candidates for employment must successfully pass a preemployment drug screen held to the DOT standards for prohibited substances, including marijuana.   

*  Wage is $19.06 with $0.75 per hour night shift premium 

* Positions are full-time with benefits  

* Positions are in Morton, Illinois 

* There is no relocation offered for these positions 

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the spam/junk folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.  

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at  

Posting Dates:

May 15, 2024 - June 9, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.   

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

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