Manufacturing Specialist - 2nd Shift – Wamego, KS

Location: Wamego, KS, Kansas US


Job Number: 118

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Job Description:

  • Manufacturing Specialist - 2nd Shift – Wamego, KS




  • Your Work Shapes the World


    Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.


    When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.



    As a Manufacturing Specialist at Caterpillar’s Wamego Kansas facility, you will perform a variety of processes using varied machines and/or hand tools. Tasks include but not limited to cutting steel by using a numerical controlled (NC) machine, tracer, radiograph and hand torch, moving plates with a forklift or overhead crane, inventory lists, accurate recordkeeping, and various tasks in a fabrication environment.


    Possible Work Areas:

    • Fabrication

    • Paint

    • Entry Level Welding

    • Machinist


  • Basic Qualifications:

    • 3 to 6 months manufacturing work-related experience or training, or 1 year certificate from a college or technical school, or a combination of education and experience

    • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds

    • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl


  • Additional Information:

  • 2nd Shift: fulltime- 3:30 pm to 2:00 am (Monday - Thursday) with a night shift premium of $1.10 per hour

  • Overtime on Friday

  • Starting pay rate: $15.75 plus a 7% night shift premium

  • *Manufacturing bonus pays $250 after 60 days successful performance and an additional $250 after 6 months of successful performance in the Wamego facility*

  • 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) along with the potential of a quarterly bonus.


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



Job Number: R0000077543

Community / Marketing Title: Manufacturing Specialist - 2nd Shift – Wamego, KS

Location_formattedLocationLong: Wamego, KS, Kansas US