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Manufacturing Engineer

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Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2019

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Job Description


Caterpillar’s Surface Mining & Technology Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for its Decatur facility. In this role you will work both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve processes and systems used in manufacturing. In addition, Manufacturing Engineers function as a specialist and subject matter expert for technical planning throughout a manufacturing facility.

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

* Analyze requirements and make recommendations for facility systems, processes, training, equipment needs, and engineering product designs 
* Complete both specialized and broad-based assignments / projects which may require collaboration and integration with other functions
* Evaluate projects and prepare feasibility studies to define desired results, assess value proposition and determine project plans 
* Analyze, provide specifications and perform acquisition for new or replacement equipment 
* Perform capital forecasting correlation and reporting as it relates to new product introduction, product capacity increases, equipment replacement and process continuous improvement
* Perform process improvement activities to improve Value Stream metrics
* Identify Root Causes and implement Corrective Actions to address Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost opportunities
* Improve space utilization in manufacturing and office spaces 
* Develop and implement assembly processes in line with Caterpillar standard processes


Basic Qualifications:

* 1 year of experience working in Manufacturing Engineering

* Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment 

Top Candidates will also have:

* Degree in engineering or manufacturing-related discipline

* Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

* Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers

* Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts

* Fork lift operator certification

* Experience working in MES-A and CAPP+


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
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Nov 13, 2019


United States