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Manufacturing & Supply Chain at Caterpillar

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Caterpillar Lafayette Full-Time
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Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

CNC MACHINIST - Level 4 - Multiple Positions Available

$1500 Sign On Bonus

$25.57/hour starting pay. Earn up to $32.55/hour + 5 % Shift Differential

Location: Lafayette, Indiana

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Incentives/Bonus Opportunities, Matching 401k available first day of employment.


For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. 

This position description is for Level 4 CNC Machinist within the Large Power Systems Division located in our Lafayette, IN facility.

Candidates must have a strong background with experience in boring milling, drilling and reaming. Must have knowledge of CNC programs and be able to make offset adjustments as required.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for production, quality, housekeeping and other related duties associated with the operation and set up of CNC and NC controlled machines, transport material, audit, operate wash tanks and operate some manual operations.
  • Interpret CNC programs Job Instruction Sheet, CMM data, Gageit (gage tracking) and accountable for processes by monitoring Infinity.
  • At times may be required to work overtime to support the manufacturing requirements.
  • Must have the ability to trouble shoot and solve problems dealing with machine, tooling, and program malfunction and solve everyday problems.
  • Must be able to manage time and work well in a team environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment: multi-axis CNC machining experience, ability to program CNC machines with Fanuc, Siemens or other controllers.  
  • Strong working knowledge of machining principles; basic SPC, blueprint reading; understanding of geometric tolerances; ability to interpret CMM reports; quality data; and work experience in a lean manufacturing environment.
  • Must pass CNC skills assessment in order to win position
  • Required to stay in section for 12 months except for a promotion or nights to days move

Additional Information:

  • Location of this position is in Lafayette, IN
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.
  • This position is a full time position with full benefits.

Compensation & Benefits Offered!

  • 40-hour work weeks with potential for Overtime
  • 144 hours of paid Personal Time Off (PTO) - (Prorated based upon start date)
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • Climate controlled work environment – most areas
  • 100% 401k match up to 6%
  • Health, dental, vision, & life insurance effective first day of employment
  • Quarterly incentive program with potential for annual bonus
  • Clean/safe work environment

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 [ Link removed ]

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

Not ready to apply? Submit your information to our Talent Network [ Link removed ] .


Recommended Skills

  • Auditing
  • Blueprinting
  • Drilling Operations
  • Housekeeping
  • Lathes
  • Lean Manufacturing
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Job ID: R0000072116