ASSEMBLY TECHNICIANS- LAFAYETTE, IN
Posted on: November 15, 2023
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ASSEMBLY TECHNICIANS - $21.98/hour starting pay + 6 % Shift
$1,000 Sign On Bonus
Location: Lafayette, Indiana
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Incentives/Bonus
Opportunities, Matching 401k, available first day of
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ASSEMBLY TECHNICIANS needed at The Large Power Systems Division
located in Lafayette, IN.
In this role you will assemble components and perform adjustments
on both diesel and natural gas engines. You could also perform
assembly work in sub-assembly areas directly associated with prime
product engine assembly. In addition, assembly technicians prepare
engines for testing, painting and shipping of prime product.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited
Assembly of large diesel and natural gas engines
Work includes the use of
gauges and measuring devices
specialized torque equipment
electrical testing equipment
Manipulating engine components during the assembly process.
Learning the technical aspects of engine assembly, including
troubleshooting and repair of in process engines.
Support of safety, quality, and production goals of the area.
Utilizing computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft
Reading and interpreting standard work in computer programs,
engineering prints and factory paperwork
Applicant must meet ONE of the following criteria:
Two years of professional job-related experience in
auto/diesel/farm experience- OR
Two years of construction, maintenance and repair- OR
2 months of experience through the Lafayette Large Engine facility
staffing agency- OR
6 months Caterpillar Logistics Assembly experience- OR
Two years manufacturing experience- OR
Technical degree in diesel engine, automotive, electrical,
electronics, or agricultural/construction equipment technology
Additional Basic Qualifications:
Strong electrical and mechanical background.
Ability and willingness to work overtime when needed.
Flexible, self-directed individual with a strong sense of teamwork
and good communication skills.
Top Candidates will also have:
Experience as Automotive Mechanic
Previous Engine Assembly Manufacturing Experience
Engine Assembly / Disassembly / Rebuild / Repair (more than
Previous experience operating a crane/hoist in a manufacturing
ASE Certification for diesel or gas engines
Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
Candidates for all positions must have the ability to work in a
fast pace, medium to heavy duty assembly, technical
Work may involve frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling,
twisting, turning, climbing, and standing on concrete for 8+
All positions also require the ability to lift 40 pounds and
withstand frequent repetitive movement of hands with a variety of
Some positions require the ability to perform tasks on a moving
conveyor under time constraints
Some positions require the ability to climb ladders, stairs, work
on platforms and work at heights
Some positions require the ability to work in confined spaces
Some positions require the ability to wear a respirator
Must be able to lift and manipulate engine components during the
Must be able to use hand and pneumatic tools as well as automatic
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
Candidates must complete the full hiring process which includes,
but not limited to: successful completion of Assembly Technical
Interview, Targeted Selection Interview (TSI), background check,
post offer medical questionnaire and drug screen
Candidates must successfully complete and pass Basic Assembly
Training (BAT), which is completed as a part of the new-hire
orientation and onboarding process.
Successful candidates must remain in their role for twelve (12)
months, with the exception of a promotional opportunity and/or
Compensation & Benefits Offered!
Starting hourly pay rate of $21.98/Hour. Higher rates offered based
40-hour work weeks with potential for Overtime
18 days / 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
Quarterly incentive program with potential for annual bonus
Clean/safe work environment
Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided
on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the
primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.
This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants
for this position 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
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.
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities,
females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are
encouraged to apply.
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