Welder I - 2nd Shift Job at Caterpillar, Sanford, NC

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  • Caterpillar
  • Sanford, NC

Job Description

Career Area:
Operations

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.



Are you ready to build what matters? Build More Than Machines. Build a Career.


Caterpillar is looking for candidates that want to build a career. This is a rare opportunity to join the Caterpillar Sanford team as a direct hire. Position includes a wage of $21.07 /hour (+ 8% shift premium), quarterly goal sharing program and a comprehensive benefit program that begins on Day 1.

What this looks like:


2nd Shift pay: $21.07 hour (+ 8% shift premium)
2nd Shift: Monday-Friday 2:15 PM - 10:15 PM

We don't lead our industry - our people do. Watch our video to see our team build top-of-the-line compact track loaders.

As a Welder at Caterpillar you will:
  • Uses various tools provided in the work area to perform welding duties including but not limited to:- Operating robotic and manual MIG weld machines.

  • Inspecting own work including quality checks utilizing weld and attribute gauges and other measuring tools.

  • Performing in station repair on defective welds utilizing carbon air arc process, grinders, etc.

  • Clearing common robotic welding system faults

  • Mechanical job duties may include: - Use of lifting devices to move heavy components of weights of more than 35 lbs to position heavy fabricated metal components in weld fixtures.

  • Perform routine maintenance (wire change, tip/nozzle change)

  • Follows documented procedures standard work, routings, and blueprints to perform safe and defect free operations to create and machine components.

  • Follows and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work.

  • Responsible for process and final inspections .



What you will have:
  • Must have welding operation experience

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.



Top candidates will also have:
  • Blueprint reading experience

  • Microsoft office applications experience (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to function as part of a team and be multi-trained

  • Ability to be a contributing team member

  • Effective communications skills


Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. Failure to attach a resume may lead to application to not be considered. This is a 2nd shift hourly position with an entry wage of $21.07 hour. Position is located in Sanford, NC. No relocation benefits are available.

Employee benefit details


Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Here you earn more than just an hourly wage. We offer a total rewards package that provides Day ONE benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a quarterly bonus. Additional benefits include paid holidays and paid time off.

Final details


Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application - please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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.
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

Posting Dates:
May 21, 2024 - June 2, 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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Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Relocation, Currently hiring, Shift work, Afternoon shift, Monday to Friday,

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