As Supply Chain Planning Manager at Caterpillar, you will be
responsible for facility performance levels to corporate targets for inventory
reduction, increased inventory turns, and improved order-to-delivery
results. You will provide change management process leadership, employee technical
assistance, employee education and training and detail direction to Releasing
Analysts and Technicians responsible for planning and implementing product
changes in the manufacturing process.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited
- Enables/coaches facility employees
to manage manufacturing change information and assignment of
manufacturing effective dates, checking the timely receipt and completeness of
records prepared by product design, and distribution and maintenance of
- Address issues
dealing with engineering design and change implementation requirements within
the Concurrent Product & Process Development (CPPD) Process. Those issues
are addressed by determining the best course of action, within departmental
guidelines & Engineering Standards, from many existing solutions.
- Ensures accurate
change management data at both the local and corporate level through data entry
in management information systems including the Engineering Data System (EDS),
Manufacturing Control System (MCS), the Engineering and Manufacturing Change
Control System (EMCC), and SAP.
management with the tools to monitor the overall progress and effectiveness of
product programs and provides technical assistance and education and training
to team members as required insuring team effectiveness.
- Participates in
developing product timing strategies with NPI (New Product Introduction) teams
for both product and process activities.
- Reviews and insures
the proper release of engineering information within NPI Programs.
- Serves as an
integral member of NPI teams to influence the timeliness of model effectivity
and the impact on other programs.
meetings to assure that changes or model introductions are properly
- Participates with
Commodity, Purchasing, and Product groups to determine the logical source of
supply for product components and provides leadership with product groups and
operations to expedite changes that impact product safety, liability, and
- Performs physical, tactical work
to reduce/ eliminate supply chain constraints at both the facility and value
stream level, working with a cross-functional team of personnel
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university
In lieu of a degree, 5+ years of progressively responsible supply chain job experience
Experience in the development an deployment of Supply Chain process
Top candidates will also have:
A background in Supply Chain,
Manufacturing/ Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Inventory Management,
Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management and/or Logistics
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 www.caterpillar.com/careers