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Section Manager - 1st Shift

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Location: Corinth, MS, United States
Date Posted: May 26, 2020

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Job Description


Caterpillar Remanufacturing takes a systems view of the life of our products. We design and manufacture them for multiple lives, our dealers support and service them to maximize their value to the customer, and we remanufacture them at the end of their serviceable life to deliver the next generation of value. Our industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise, large field population and world class dealer organization make this possible. This total life cycle approach allows us to provide sustainable solutions that help our customers build a better world.
The Caterpillar Oil, Gas & Marine Division has a Section Manager position located at our Corinth, MS Office. In this role, you will supervise and provide leadership to Team Leads assigned to manufacturing areas.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Determines processing needs to assure fixtures, tooling and methods are provided to meet schedules and production requirements
Determines priorities and schedules the sequence of jobs
Determines overtime needs, determines priorities when resources are insufficient, and decides when disciplinary action is necessary
Ensures production meets quality / cost standards
Ensures necessary parts and materials are ordered and distributed in a timely and efficient manner
Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency
Works to improve processes, timeliness and reduce costs by eliminating non-value added activities
Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule
Implements various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification, etc
Monitors and improves safety on the shop floor; eliminating any unsafe operations and ensuring a safe and clean production environment
Evaluates, assesses, and identifies training needs of the workforce
Ensures training and effective utilization of work force
Performs the following CPS-related duties:
Accountability for value stream mapping
Resource allocation to meet requirements
Trains and models the CPS Guiding Principles
Deploys process improvement dialogues
Deploys Root Cause Corrective Action on issues that arise and drive continuous improvement
Reports section status and monitors and audits related metrics
Leads efforts to develop and deploy standard work for each work area.


Basic Qualifications:
5+ years of job related experience (preferable in manufacturing)
1+ years of Team Lead/Supervisory role
1+ years experience in Customer Service, Manufacturing, and/or Operations

Top Candidates Will Also Have:
Bachelor's Degree
Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment
Experience in the areas of Quality, Distribution and Maintenance
Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Additional Information:
This is a 1st shift position.
This position will be located at Corinth, MS.

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.LI

This employer 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

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

Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

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May 26, 2020


United States