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Caterpillar, Inc. Production Support Specialist, IRA - 1st Shift - Seguin, TX in Seguin, Texas

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

About IPSD

Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) designs, tests and manufactures 0.5 to 18L engines that not only power Caterpillar machines, but also power over 5000 other applications including Marine, Petroleum, Industrial Applications, Electric Generators, and Locomotives. Caterpillar’s company strategy includes sustainability as one of four focus areas and IPSD is engaged and actively preparing green energy solutions for the future.

Job Summary:

The Industrial Power Systems Division has an exciting opportunity for a Production Support Specialist, IRA position in Seguin, TX. As a Production Support Specialist, you will improve product quality, velocity, and cost by providing assistance to the assigned department.

What you will do:

  • Maintain and improve the integrity and reliability of process controls within the production process to ensure customer protection

  • Perform daily reconciliation of financial transactions and accounts to ensure accuracy and compliance

  • Review and analyze data on computer systems for extended periods

  • Perform Plan / Cycle Counts of designated parts of the production processes to ensure critical to customer actions are occurring correctly

  • Lead and support Caterpillar Production System continuous improvement activities

  • Provide support to quality issues identified on the production line as needed

  • Escalate issues to supervisor if not supplier related

  • Create quality alerts per established guidelines to maintain operator awareness.

  • Execute containments as required in an effective manger and communicate results

  • Execute special studies as directed by Section Managers to understand line performance

  • Monitor quality performance of the line (reject, activity, holds, etc.) and react to issues accordingly

  • Create audits and emails to communicate on findings

  • Investigate suspect material to root cause and provide feedback

  • All other duties assigned

What you will have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Intermediate experience in Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of products and assembly tools

  • Ability to collaborate with different teams

  • Intermediate experience using PLEX

  • Proven experience operating Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT), including forklifts, pallet jacks, and other related equipment

What would make you a top candidate:

  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking

  • Proven experience using MAMM systems

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

We are committed to ensuring a supportive and accommodating work environment for all employees. Please advise of any reasonable accommodation requests to facilitate your ability to perform the job’s essential functions.

Additional Requirements:

  • Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants

  • Former Caterpillar employees must meet rehire guidelines

Additional Information:

  • $18.50/hour starting payrate

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

  • Shift: Monday through Friday - 7:00 AM-3:30PM

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K)

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we have been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

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

Posting Dates:

July 10, 2024 - July 15, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

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