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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.
At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive.
The Student Trainee Program allows students the opportunity to work at Caterpillar while going to school. At Caterpillar, you will have global exposure and opportunities, deep employee and leadership development resources, and a compelling career path to make it possible to have the flexibility and excitement of a diverse career without needing to "start over" at a new company. Even while building deep expertise in one function, our employees can experience different career opportunities by moving between our many business units, locations, and product lines throughout their careers.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Student Trainee in manufacturing for the 2023-2024 school year
Student Trainees will work approximately 15 hours a week in manufacturing in Caterpillar’s Peoria campuses
Following training in safety and manufacturing processes, student trainees will work closely with manufacturing technicians in one or more of the following areas: welding, assembly, and paint
Must be a high school senior attending Manual or Quest High School
Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week while attending school full time
Successfully completed a high school manufacturing program
Interest in a potential career in manufacturing
Aptitude for assembly and mechanical work
Ability to follow documented procedures for standard work and perform work safely and without defects
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
These are part-time temporary openings located in Peoria.
Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.
Safety is a core value at Caterpillar. We owe it to our employees and families to work in a safe and secure workplace. All candidates for employment must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen held to the DOT standards for prohibited substances, including marijuana.
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.
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.
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