Caterpillar, Inc. Machine Operator - Supplemental (3rd, 2nd & 1st Shifts) in Boonville, Missouri

Machine Operator - Supplemental (3rd, 2nd & 1st Shifts)


Entry Level Machine Operator

Set up and operate a variety of machines and equipment to produce plastic and/or rubber parts.

Key Job & Application Aspects:

Starting pay: $14.00

Shift: - Primarily hiring for 2nd & 3rd shifts, however there is a possibility for 1st shift.

1st: Mon-Fri, 7AM - 3:30PM

2nd: Mon-Fri, 3PM - 11:30PM

3rd: Sun-Thurs, 11PM - 7:30AM

Next Steps after applying:


  • Qualified candidates will receive an email with a link to complete an online assessment.**


  • Candidates will receive a follow up email after online assessment completion with additional instructions.**



Essential Job Responsibilities & Expectations but are not limited to the following:

Monitor equipment to ensure proper temperature and pressures are maintained to produce quality product

Clean and inspect parts for quality

Complete required paperwork to account for production and quality activity

Read and follow Safe Job Procedures

Set-up and operate complex production equipment

Maintain production on multiple machines simultaneously

Operate and adjust automated and/or robotic equipment

Maintain a positive environment requiring communication with other team members

Complete job functions required to support CPS principles

Focus on safety and quality

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to coordinate multiple efforts at once.

Ability to work in a team environment

Flexible to business needs

Willing to be cross trained in all areas


Basic Qualifications:

Basic computer experience. (Capable of functioning independently)

Top Candidates will also have:

Rubber injection molding experience

Previous manufacturing/operations experience

Previous fork truck experience

Previous experience with Standard Operating procedures or Standard Work.

Additional Information:

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.


  • Positions are Supplemental (40 or more hours per week but with no vacation or holiday pay and limited benefits)_


  • Work Location: Boonville, MO ( There is no relocation currently available for this position)**

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Missouri-Boonville

Unposting Date: Jan 31, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Req ID: 1800098Y