Caterpillar, Inc. Machine Operator 1 - 1st and 2nd Shift Positions in Sulphur, Oklahoma

Machine Operator 1 - 1st and 2nd Shift Positions


As a Machine Operator at Caterpillar Inc., you will operate a variety of machine tools and equipment to accurately machine final product as well as assist in the development of new products and processes.


To ensure that parts are machined in aquality manner as needed according to the production schedule.


May include but notlimited to:

  • Follow manufacturing routers for machined parts.

  • Apply proper part protection/stacking/packaging techniques

  • Use of basic hand tools.

  • Use and wear the proper personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Communicate clearly to supervisors and leads.

  • Use the intranet to follow safety procedures as well as othershop policies and procedures including work instructions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize safe and unsafeprocedures to avoid hazards.

  • Properly stop the machine in case of emergency.

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy working environment utilizingthe 5S program.

  • Prepare daily time sheets and tally sheets accurately.

  • Identify and properly use various measuring instrumentsincluding Go/No Go gages.

  • Read and identify tolerances on a blue print.

  • Differentiate good parts from bad parts includingstamping.

  • Application of various deburring techniques.

  • Understand the process for replacing worn inserts and toolnose radius.Verify thread forms to match blueprint.

  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Requirements

  • High school education or GED.

Top Candidates Will Also Have

  • 1 year CNC Machine Operator experience or certificate from accredited technical school

  • Previous lathe or mill experience

  • Proven ability to perform 6th grade level math

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Ability to use measuring equipment


  • Position is located in Sulphur, OK.

  • Staring wage is $16.18 for both 1st and 2nd shift positions

  • Additional $1/hour night shift premium for second shift

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

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Oklahoma-Sulphur

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Req ID: 190000D5