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Quality Manager

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Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019

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Job Description


At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as an Quality Supervisor in Morton, IL.

Product Support and Logistics Division

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.

As a Quality Supervisor at Caterpillar you will contribute to the prevention of product defects by eliminating the cause and maintaining quality standards through inspection and process adherence. You will also supervise and provide leadership for the facility Quality Inspection Team and other Quality professionals in a facility responsible for preventing quality problems through the development and maintenance of quality measurement standards.


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

  • Sets priorities and recommends solutions to problems
  • Provides support for quality initiatives in facility operations, supplier quality, and materials technology
  • Ensures conformity to global quality processes defined in the Quality Management System
  • Ensures Quality professionals are trained and competent to perform their duties
  • Accountable for conformity to global quality processes and management reporting
  • Establishes review schedules for product quality control
  • Leads and manages process execution and develops plans and tools in support of all quality systems and processes, in alignment with Caterpillar Production System principles
  • Coordinates acceptance criteria used for conducting capability studies
  • Defines method acceptance criteria priorities, alternative equipment and material certification and recertification
  • Serves as the internal / external certification coordinator responsible for assisting and providing resources to certification teams
  • Direct supervision and leadership for other Quality Supervisors, Quality Staff, and Inspectors


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree (or international equivalent) from an accredited university
  • 3+ years of work-related experience in one of the following: quality, manufacturing, engineering, and/or purchasing
  • Experience with quality management and operations
  • Prior leadership and/or supervisory experience
  • Experience reading blueprints and interpreting geometric dimensioning and tolerancing requirements

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Good human relations, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Caterpillar products, policies, and procedures
  • 6 Sigma / CPS Green Belt project experience

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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Dec 12, 2019


United States