Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A two-year degree or equivalent or two years of previous related work experience is required.
Employer: Caterpillar Engineering change control Description: The job post reads, "When you are an Engineering Change Control at Caterpillar, you will be under limited supervision and in accordance to change control procedures you will implement Engineering changes, NPI programs, and RSSM reduction through coordination with: Engineering, Assembly Planning, Logistics, Purchasing, Material Planning, and Operations and other duties as assigned. You will typically report to a supervisor." Qualifications: Two-year degree or equivalent or two years of previous related work experience. A four-year degree and SAP experience preferred. How to apply: Apply online Deadline: This job post is set to expire May 27 View more job opportunities in the…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The deadline to apply for a welding position is April 10 and April 23 for the accountant positions.
Accountants Required Qualifications: How to apply: Create a profile and submit an online application. Deadline: April 23, 2013 Production Welder -1 (Entry Level) Description: The company's career website states: "This is an entry level welding hourly position starting at $14.79/hour. Under general supervision, directly supports the fabrication and machining of structures. Position will utilize tooling, fixtures, handling systems, safety, quality checks, inspection, ergonomics and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a supervisor." How to apply: Create a profile and submit an online application. Deadline: April 10, 2013 Production Welder -3 Description: The company's career website states: "This is an hourly position …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The company moved into their new office space on Monday, in the new production plant.
Caterpillar employees on Monday reported to work for the first time at the Athens-Oconee plant, which will become the company's global source for small track-type tractors. The office area is complete, and construction of the manufacturing space isn't far behind. Gray Construction is expected to finish it by the end of the month, according to a news release. "We are right on schedule with this project, and although the building is still a work in progress, it's great to be in our new home," plant manager Todd Henry said in a released statement. The 850,000 square-foot facility will produce mini hydraulic excavators later this year and small track-type tractors by 2014. "The 'now hiring' sign is definitely hanging in our window," Henry …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Plant manager Todd Henry says a grand opening will be held in November.
In just a matter of weeks, Caterpillar will be moving into its new plant, currently under construction in Bogart. At the annual meeting of the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce, plant manager Todd Henry said excitement is brewing as March 1 approaches. Henry was the evening's keynote speaker. He presented the following time line during his presentation: Click through the photo gallery highlighting information Henry presented to learn more about Caterpillar's global reach, which products will be manufactured at the new plant and how to land a job with the company. Subscribe to the Athens Patch Newsletter, like us on Facebook, follow Athens Patch on Twitter You may also enjoy eading: Caterpillar Lists New Jobs in Athens, Ga. Caterpillar …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The plant in Athens-Clarke County and Oconee County is seeking an advanced purchasing analyst and a section manager.
Tuesday, January 15
Section Manager Description: Section Manager -ACcording to the company's career website, "this is a first line supervisor position to supervise various disciplines of the manufacturing process including assembly, heat treat, cell manufacturing, fabrication, etc." A college degree is required and related supervisory experience is desired. Learn more. How to apply: Create profile on Caterpillar's career website and submit an application online. Deadline: Jan. 22, 2013 Advanced Purchasing Analyst Description: "This role is responsible and accountable for the analysis and maintenance of purchasing and quality data including but not limited to; purchase orders, quotations, invoices, source catalogs, material rejection disposal reports, …
Monday, December 31, 2012
The manufacturing plant in Bogart is expected to have a strong economic impact across northeast Georgia.
Monday, December 31, 2012
What's coming in 2013? The ramping-up of hiring at Caterpillar, according to plant manager Todd Henry, which will eventually reach 1,400 employees by 2018. Henry will be the key note speaker at the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce member's banquet on Jan. 24, 2013 at the Civic Center. Take another look at Caterpillar news from this past year. December Caterpillar Posts More Job Opportunities for Plant in Athens, Ga. Caterpillar Decided To Send Sewage to Athens-Clarke, Not Oconee County, For Treatment by Lee Becker November Georgia DNR Waiting On Caterpillar Application For Discharge Permit For Oconee County/Clarke County Site by Lee Becker October Commissioners Tweak Task Force Plan for Economic Development in Athens, Ga. September …
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Georgia Economic Developers Association gave Athens and Oconee officials the award during a Savannah conference.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Since February's announcement of Caterpillar's investment in northeast Georgia, officials have been touting the intergovernmental corporation that took place between Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties and the City of Bogart in order to seal the deal. Now, the Georgia Economic Developers Association is recognizing those government bodies for “outstanding achievement in the location/expansion of business in Georgia." The award was given during the 49th Annual GEDA Conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah Sept. 12-14. "This project was exceptional in that it came together in such a short time frame and with so many agencies working together toward a common goal," a news release from the Georgia Economic Developers Association stated…
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Watch Todd Henry, the Bogart, Ga., plant manager, explain the hiring process.
Around 30-40 percent of the 1,400 jobs that will be available over the course of the next few years at the Caterpillar plant in Bogart will require specific technical training, according to plant manager Todd Henry. However, he said many positions will be open to potential hires of all trades. All employees will go through upfront training before they start. Search for advertised positions here: http://www.caterpillar.com/careers/job-opportunities/job-search. Watch the video for more information about jobs. You may also be interested in: Caterpillar CEO: Northeast Georgia Climate 'Very Conducive to Adding Manufacturing Jobs' Caterpillar Comes to Georgia: A Look at the Numbers Landing Caterpillar--How They Did It in Athens and Oconee …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Applications are currently being accepted for work in human resources, product quality and logistics engineering. Application deadlines range from July 9-15, 2012.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Caterpillar has posted the following full-time job opportunities for the upcoming Athens plant on its career website: Product Quality Manager Description: Jobseekers with a bachelor's degree in engineering or manufacturing and familiarity with Caterpillar's manufacturing facilities, processes, and equipment are encouraged to apply for the position of Product Quality Manager. Additionally, applicants should have 8-10 years of experience. and good interpersonal and analytical skills. Relocation is available. See more. How to apply: Create a profile and submit an online application. Deadline: July 9, 2012 Logistics Engineer Description: Individuals with a bachelor's degree in packaging, mechanical or industrial engineering, at least three…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
As citizens await the Athens-Oconee Caterpillar plant, incumbent Rep. Paul Broun uses the economic development deal as a campaign talking point.
Caterpillar, which announced in February it will build a major manufacturing plant on the Athens-Oconee line, has seen a bump in stock value in the past couple of days as the overall market has risen. The increase stopped a slide that has been blamed for a chunk of the Dow Jones' recent downturn. Caterpillar's stock increase was attributed partly to China, which lowered its benchmark lending rate in an effort to bolster its economy, helping boost the Dow Jones by more than 300 points over two days. Caterpillar's stock increase also reflects the company's recent decision to buy ERA Mining Machinery Limited. ERA designs and sells coal mining equipment throughout China. Caterpillar executives have said that the U.S. coal-mining industry is …