Caterpillar, Inc. 2nd and 3rd Shift Machine Operator I (Sumter Pins) - Sumter, SC in Sumter, South Carolina

2nd and 3rd Shift Machine Operator I (Sumter Pins) - Sumter, SC


Job Description :

The advanced technician must be able to read and understand blueprints. He/she must be able to relate the blueprint dimensioning to the programs that are used in the CNC Machines. The task performed as the operator and quality control of the work cell require a good basic background in general mathematics and an understanding of basic trigonometry functions. The position also requires an understanding of micrometers, veneers, height gages, dial indicators and multiple special gages (i.e. hole location jigs to thread and plug gages, go and no gages).

Completes quality checks by using a control points plan that establish quality control at the cell level. Thus the technician is responsible for the final quality of the product to the customer. The advanced technician must confirm the part dimensional quality by gauging the part, comparing it to the print and recording such information as required. He/she is responsible for all machine and robot setups, tooling and fixture alignments. The advanced technician must have strong knowledge of: CNC operations of horizontal machining centers, CNC turning centers, saws and robotics. He/she must be able to read and understand the programming code for the equipment and how to write recipes for the robots. A good operating knowledge of the programming is required to maximize the life of the tooling and be able to troubleshoot problems that surface during setups. Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Must have at least 1 year of manufacturing experience


  • Must have at least 1 year of machining experience


  • Must have at least 1 year of CNC experience


  • Must have intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in reading blueprints.


  • Must have experience using precision measurement tools (i.e. Micrometers, Calipers, etc.)

Top candidates will also have:


  • Operating knowledge of the CNC programming to maximize tooling life and troubleshoot problems Ability to read and understand programming code


  • Experience writing recipes for robots

Other Job Details: This is an hourly position in Sumter, SC (Sumter Pins Facility). No relocation benefits are available. Applicants must be able to work overtime when required including weekends. Position is available on 2nd shift. Resumes are required for consideration.

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-South Carolina-Sumter

Unposting Date: Dec 14, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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: 18000C7L