Manufacturing Engineer II/III
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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019
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The Product Support & Logistics Division currently has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer in our East Peoria, IL facility. As an experienced Manufacturing Engineer at Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to provide the technical expertise necessary to design, develop, and implement manufacturing systems, complex manufacturing operations and sophisticated machines.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Developing, analyzing and managing Manufacturing/ Assembly Projects
Assisting in developing department capital and expense budgets.
Maintaining the department capital forecast
Administering the assembly New Product Introduction (NPI) process to ensure that Engineering drawings are released and processed on time for NPI build
Engaging in creative problem solving to address operational issues including: ergonomic/ safety, efficiency improvements, process bottlenecks, quality concerns
Working with internal and external suppliers to develop and manage projects to ensure efficient and cost effective systems and processes to produce quality products
Providing the application, procurement, processing, installation and capability of new Machining, Assembly and/or Material Handling Equipment
Designing, developing and implementing the integration of manufacturing systems including factory control software, scheduling techniques, simulation and systems application
Coordinating, planning, monitoring and reporting the activities associated with the flow analysis, design, financial modeling and implementation of complex manufacturing group technology cells in an assigned area
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
Designing complex or intricate jigs and fixtures
Creating and Assessing Safety Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (SFMEA) in manufacturing processes
Engineering and Implementing solutions to mitigate risks identified in SFMEA’s
Creating and Assessing Standard Work Documents and Control Plans
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
Good written and oral communication skills
Familiar with company policies and procedures with a strong department background
Able to build strong relationships with various stakeholders
Familiar with Process Equipment Maintenance and Reliability
Willing to work off-shift as needed (0-20%)
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.