2nd Shift Cutter
Caterpillar - Wamego, KS

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2nd Shift Cutter (
Job Number: 13000663 )

As a Fabrication Associate at Caterpillar Inc., your position will consist of several responsibilities to which you will be assigned on a rotating basis.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Cutting steel by using a numerical controlled (NC) cutting machine, tracer, radiograph and hand torch
* Moving plates of steel with a forklift or overhead crane
* Taking inventory of the steel plate
* Unloads all trucks loaded with steel plate for cut area
* Makes sure packing list agrees with what was unloaded
* Conducts daily inventory and performs a weekly cycle count to ensure proper count
* Completes required paperwork, i.e. issue tickets, receipt tickets, labor sheets etc.
* Ensure accurate records are maintained on all transactions
* Move parts and materials to storage and staging areas by operating forklifts and overhead cranes
* Coordinates daily with Optimation on nest requirements for remnants and down loading rework
* Reviews Manufacturing Order (MO) packet checking for cutting operations, material requirements, and accuracy and completeness of information
* Use a crane to assist other workers in lifting and positioning work piece onto cutting table or workhorses
* Inspects iron appearance and compares iron thickness and type to specs so parts are cut from specified and quality material
* Selects torch tip, adjusts gas pressure and oxygen mixture, height of the torch over the work piece, and the speed of the cut according to iron type and thickness
* Watches torches constantly while piercing steel to ensure efficient operation of cutting machine
* Removes parts from the cutting table with the overhead crane, jib crane hand magnet or by hand
* Cleans cut parts and places them on the correct pallet for delivery to the warehouse, drill, bevel, or brake press
* Operates the forklift to move the iron to where it is needed
* Places track on work piece and puts Radiograph on track
* Positions the torch at the outside cutting line
* Starts torch and guides radial arm on Radiograph to cut out area


Required Qualifications:
* This Position is located in WAMEGO, KANSAS
* Successful completion of the Caterpillar Non-Management Selection Process
* One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Excellent attendance
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Basic math skills
* Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw
* Interpret bar graphs
* Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
* Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance
* Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
* Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception

Desired Qualifications:

* Three to six months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Caterpillar's workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Unposting Date - Jul 23, 2013, 11:59:00 PM

Primary Location - United States-Kansas-Wamego-WAMEGO01-Caterpillar Work Tools, Inc

Job - Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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