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Manufacturing Engineer

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Location: Corinth, MS, United States
Date Posted: Dec 23, 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 Manufacturing Engineer supporting Remanufactured engines located at the Corinth, Mississippi Facility. In this role, you will have an opportunity to provide the technical expertise necessary to design, develop, and implement manufacturing systems and processes, consisting of complex manufacturing operations and sophisticated manufacturing machines.

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

Developing, analyzing, and managing Manufacturing/Assembly Projects

Maintaining individual capital forecast

Working with multiple departments to ensure material flow, material availability, tooling and quality processes are implemented for successful NPI and engineering change management

Training new processors and developing training programs and documentation for Processors and Assemblers

Developing and documenting Manufacturing Engineering processes for training and development of Manufacturing Engineers and Engineering Techs

Engaging in creative problem solving to address operational issues including: ergonomic/safety, efficiency improvements, process bottlenecks, quality concerts

Working with internal and external suppliers to develop and manage projects to ensure efficient and cost-effective systems and processes to produce quality products

Designing, developing and implementing the integration of manufacturing systems such as scheduling, work order creation, process routings and documentation, and tooling control systems

Providing manufacturing technical support in process control and internal certification

Coordinating the purchase and application of machine tools, controls, and related equipment corporate wide to ensure the latest technology is being used to increase efficiency and economy of operations

Research and understand manufacturing best practices related to assembly operations such as torque strategy, in process validation, tooling controls and component traceability

Designing complex or intricate jigs and fixtures

Designing lifting devices and assembly aids

Manage manufacturing floor layout to maximize efficiency and flow

Providing technical support, machine integration, and programming changes to PLC Logic Controllers, Torque Equipment, Manufacturing systems (PinPoint), Assembly, and Test equipment

Supporting Engineering Change processes, Warranty reduction, and Continuous Improvement initiatives to improve Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost metrics.

Supporting Maintenance, Contractors, and Suppliers with Troubleshooting, Repair, and Programming Changes to machines and tooling

Developing, Procuring, and Validating implementation of new machines and tooling

Lead Safety, Quality and System Improvement projects

Create and update standard work, safe operating procedures, control plans and S/FMEA documentation

Support capacity planning and manpower utilization initiatives


Basic Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of related work experience in manufacturing processes

University or technical degree in a manufacturing engineering-related discipline OR 10 year of manufacturing experience

Awareness of manufacturing concepts (Lean Manufacturing, 6-Sigma, Quality Management Systems, Tooling Controls, etc.)

Thorough experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Top Candidates will also have:

Expertise in learning and managing new computer systems (PinPoint, QAD, SAP, etc.)

Experience with CAD Software (AutoCAD, PTC Creo, Solidworks, etc.)

Experience with reading and interpreting engineering Bill of Materials (BOM)

Experience with designing requirements and managing implementation of capital assets

Familiar with company policies and procedures with a strong department background

Able to build strong relationships with various stakeholders at all levels

Thorough knowledge of Engine design

Background in DMAIC Lean Principles

Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts

Capital Equipment and Assembly tooling integration project experience

Good written and oral communication skills

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

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

Relocation assistance will be offered for this position.


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Dec 23, 2019


United States