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Location: Springvale, ANT, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Dec 23, 2019
12 Month Industrial Placement - Manufacturing Engineering
Location: Springvale – Caterpillar NI
Benefits: £17,000 plus Share Scheme, Pension, Flexible working and 25 days annual leave.
Who are Caterpillar?
Are you passionate about business? Good. We are too.
We are the world's leading manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment, and one of the world’s most respected Companies and Brands in the World. By following our industrial placement scheme you will be able to explore various roles and disciplines around the business to help develop your career. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability) are key to our success.
What do we do?
The Advanced Components (ACM) division spans seven countries and has 5,000+ employees. We deliver operational excellence in manufacturing drivetrain, hydraulic components and operator stations, producing components valued greater than $3B. The ACM team includes Supply Chain, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, Environmental Health and Safety, and Operations Managers who align to deliver improved safety, quality, velocity and cost to our business partners.
We have an exciting opportunity for two industrial placements to join our ACM team based in Belfast. Working with others across our organization, you would be directly involved and at the heart of our business, participating on strategic projects driving continuous improvement, efficiency gain and cost reduction.
What experiences can you offer me?
The Manufacturing Engineering Team are responsible for leading production employees to execute the assembly, test and paint processes within the manufacturing facility, to deliver a world-class product to our customers. This role utilises the Caterpillar Production System (Lean Manufacturing) Principles to deliver People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) improvements and results.
During the industrial placement, you will be based within the Manufacturing Engineering team working on real projects, alongside experienced manufacturing engineers gaining first-hand experience of Lean Manufacturing, supporting efficiency improvement initiatives at the facility and updating production standard work documentation. You will be required to interact and liaise with other departments internal and external to the business.
You will be given all the support you require to be successful in your placements.
Who are we looking for?
We’re looking for people who can show us a highly participative working style, and who thrive in a team of committed professionals. And at the same time, we need people who can think individually and drive change through persuasion and influence. Strong analytical, interpersonal and presentational skills are a must as you’d need to package clear strategic recommendations based on data and sell them to production and management employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity at Caterpillar. We believe the more experience you gain early in your career, the further you can go.
How do I apply?
For the role, you should be on track or have achieved a 2:2 in one of the following degrees:
Control Systems Engineering