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Caterpillar, Inc. Metal Treating Specialist in Pontiac, Illinois

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

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 Metal Treating Specialist at Caterpillar Inc., you will set up and operate heat-treating equipment to perform induction hardening and /or furnace hardening and tempering.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up, operate and adjust heat treating equipment to perform carburizing, sintering, cycle annealing, cold treating,

  • induction hardening, nitriding, furnace brazing, carbonitriding, hardening from controlled atmosphere furnaces, etc.

  • Operate gas generating equipment to produce processing gases.

  • Other manufacturing duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Prior experience in heat treat operations

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong commitment to safety

  • Must be able to work any shift / schedule as shifts / working hours will change with business needs.

Additional Information

  • Shift: 2nd and 3rd shifts have open positions available

  • Relocation assistance is not offered 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

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.