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Corinth Reman-Cylinder Head Assembly Team Lead 3 (3rd shift)

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Location: Corinth, MS, United States
Date Posted: Nov 12, 2019

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Job Description



Caterpillar takes a system 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. 
Caterpillar Oil, Gas & Marine Division currently has an opening for a Team Lead in the Cylinder Head Department supporting Remanufactured engines located at the Cardinal Drive facility in Corinth, Mississippi. This job role will serve as an integral part of the material flow and scheduling process for the Cylinder Head Assembly Department.

Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

Incumbent will be expected to cross-train in all areas and fill in on the line as needed.

Ensure material is available to maintain an uninterrupted assembly process and the daily scheduling/sequencing of the master production schedule from the value stream Material Analyst.

Ensure team and self is working safely, wearing proper PPE, etc.

Ensure the team is trained on quality requirements and parts are accurate prior to passing to next process.

Help train new Team Members and Technicians with on the job training.

Fill in for absent Team Members or other Team Leads as required.

Respond to Andon calls, resolved issues related to safety, quality, velocity (flow, WIP, CT), and cost (throughput).

Fix issue or communicate to Section Manager, engineer, maintenance, or CI Card.

Lead problem-solving exercises for issues that arise in area.

Originate and own CI cards to drive continuous improvement.

Participate on continuous improvement teams as needed.

Collect date and update metric boards as needed.

Conduct Process Improvement Dialogues at the cell level.

Help develop, update, and ensure 5S adherence.

Ensure daily, weekly, monthly, etc. TPM, OEE is being performed.

Seek customer input to ensure team is meeting expectations.

To help team members be successful at meeting safety requirements, quality levels, take time requirements and performance goals.

Work 50% of time on the line.


Job Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants who are current agency workers within Caterpillar must have worked the required 90 days and also meet the minimum requirements in order to be considered for this position.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 6 months previous Manufacturing Experience.
Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Top Candidates will also have:

CPS experience (Standard work changes, Respond to Andon calls, RIW or PST participation, Green Belt, etc)

CI System experience

AECOM Work Order system experience

Intermediate experience using ETQ Software.

Experience ordering items from Tool Crib and MSC
Experience with CPS, 5S and Contamination Control
Previous Team Lead experience.

Previous experience with Cylinder Heads.
Previous experience utilizing a hoist.
Previous washer experience.

Previous experience reading Caterpillar blueprints.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to stand for 8-12 hours.

Must be able to push, pull or lift heavy components multiples times throughout shift


Additional information:
Starting hourly rate: $16.90 with an additional $.50 night shift premium

Shift: 3rd

Hours: 11p-7a

Location: Corinth, MS - Cardinal Drive Facility

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

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website

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

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position

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Nov 12, 2019


United States