Machinist- Vertical Mill - South Milwaukee

South Milwaukee, WI

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Machinist- Vertical Mill

Posted: Saturday, 3/30/2024
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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.

Full Time - 3rd Shift Available

  • Set up and operate CNC controlled vertical milling center to produce high quality production components in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Use of related equipment including: metal cutting tools and inserts, fixtures and clamping equipment, various hand tools, and precision measuring instruments and gages.
  • Jib and overhead cranes used for material handling.

  • Operate large CNC controlled vertical bridge mill.
  • Identify work piece and assist in loading of part on to machine.
  • Set up and align part using work holding equipment such as fixtures, vices, blocks, shims, parallels, chucks, clamps, etc.
  • Assemble proper cutting tools for operation using tool holder, chucks, collets, drills, taps, reamers, mills, and boring tools, etc.
  • Load CNC program and perform a trial run to check program accuracy when needed.
  • Use process instructions and G & M code program to operate CNC machine.
  • Perform very close tolerance machining operations such as milling, facing, boring, counter boring, drilling, tapping, probing, etc. on large structural components.
  • Adjust or select machine parameters such as feed rate, speed, and offset values where required.
  • Make appropriate program changes and edits where required. May on occasion need to operate machine manually, without program.
  • Perform in process inspection of machined parts as required to maintain quality requirements.
  • Assist in unloading and remove processed parts from machine.
  • Clean up work piece removing burrs, chips, coolant, etc.
  • Keep facilities, material, and work area clean and orderly,
  • Conform to safety and inspection requirements and perform all the above operations in a safe and efficient manner.

  • One to three years of actual, hands on, CNC machining experience; demonstrate good skill and ability on the machines operated.
  • Read and interpret part drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to use quality inspection gaging, indicating, and measuring techniques including verniers, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Know basic machine shop math, including high school trigonometry.
  • Know basic machine shop practices.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of machining terminology and procedures.
  • Demonstrate a safe work history.

Top Candidates will have:
  • CNC milling of alloy steel and other metals experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Fanuc machine controls and operator machine interface.

Additional Information:
  • This position is located at the Caterpillar manufacturing facility located in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 3rd Shift available
  • Full Time position
  • Pay: Step 1 - $29.18 hr, Step 2 - $30.35 hr, Step 3 - $31.53 hr plus an additional $1.00 for shift premium
  • No relocation assistance is available.
  • Safety is a core value at Caterpillar. We owe it to our employees and families to work in a safe and secure workplace. All candidates for employment must successfully pass a preemployment drug screen for prohibited substances as well as a medical evaluation.
  • Sign On & Retention Bonus available

Why Caterpillar South Milwaukee?
  • Competitive Hourly Pay with Shift Differential
  • All Positions are Full-Time
  • Bonuses for New Hires and Referrals
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Bereavement, Jury Duty, Military Duty Paid Benefits, Parental Leave
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire - Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)
  • 401k with 6% Company Match
  • Company Discounts and Voluntary Benefits
  • Annual Employee Rewards Program
  • Recognition Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (includes eligible dependents)
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Company Provided PPE such as Safety Glasses (includes prescription safety glasses), Safety Boot Reimbursement
  • Company Provided Uniforms and Caps
  • Uniform Lockers, Personal Lockers, Showers
  • Lunchroom with Self-Service Canteen
  • Please ensure you frequently check the email account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.

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 www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:
March 28, 2024 - April 7, 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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