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Caterpillar, Inc. Shop Helper / Attendant in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

1st Shift - Full Time (Entry Level Position)

Primary Function: Receive, check-in and put away tooling, inserts and supplies. Dispense supplies, tooling, inserts, and maintain computer files to reflect current items on-hand and records of obsolete items. Update computer files, as necessary. Monitor inventory levels and alert purchasing chain when quantities are low. Work with team leaders, group leaders and employees to ensure supplies are available when needed.

Post receipts and disbursements to current inventory system. Prepare paperwork and coordinate with outside vendors. Conduct cycle counts per tool crib group leader’s direction. Assist tool grinders, as necessary, with small jobs (i.e. drills, facing tools). Routinely check satellite tool cribs for shortages and orderliness.

Receive requests for items and pick and pack items to be delivered from central tool crib. Deliver to point of use. Follow up to verify the order was completed and delivered.

Working Procedures: Carry-out routine job assignments, secure facilities and materials. Compare materials and quantities received to BOL’s. Stock inserts, tooling and supplies in proper storage locations. Update current inventory system to reflect current inventory levels. Dispense inserts, tool holders and hardware, tooling and shop supplies. Record disbursements in MS Excel spreadsheet. Post disbursements to current inventory system on a weekly basis (daily for high volume items). Prepare paperwork and coordinate with outside vendors. At a minimum, visit each satellite tool crib weekly, ensuring it is properly stocked and kept orderly. Conduct cycle count program for expendable items under guidance from tool crib group leader.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Basic computer skills

  • Good Organizational Skills

  • Ability to maintain work area in an orderly fashion, clean, and organized

  • Good verbal communication skills

  • Basic tool repair

Additional Information:

  • This position is located at the Caterpillar manufacturing facility located in South Milwaukee, WI

  • 1st Shift - Full Time

  • The hourly rate is Step 1 - $16.28 hr, Step 2 - $16.66 hr, Step 3 - $17.02 hr depending on experience.

  • No relocation assistance is available.

Why Caterpillar South Milwaukee?

  • Competitive Hourly Pay with Shift Differential

  • All Positions are Full-Time =

  • Bonuses for New Hires and Referrals

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Bereavement, Jury Duty, Military Duty Paid Benefits, Parental Leave

  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire - Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)

  • 401k with 6% Company Match

  • Company Discounts and Voluntary Benefits

  • Annual Employee Rewards Program

  • Recognition Programs

  • Employee Assistance Program (includes eligible dependents)

  • Adoption Assistance Program

  • Company Provided PPE such as Safety Glasses (includes prescription safety glasses), Safety Boot Reimbursement

  • Company Provided Uniforms and Caps

  • Uniform Lockers, Personal Lockers, Showers

  • Lunchroom with Self-Service Canteen

Please ensure you frequently check the email account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.

Caterpillar 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.

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.