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Section Manager

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Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2020

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Job Description


Caterpillar’s Section Manager position leads teams and supervises people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

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

* Run Small Business unit for People, Quality, Velocity, and Cost

* Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates unsafe processes;
* Assures fixtures, tooling and processes are followed to meet production schedules;
* Determines priorities and sequences jobs;
* Schedules and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staffing to meet flow and customer requirements;
* Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate;
* Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;
* Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;
* Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule;
* Implements, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others; and
* Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training.
* Section Value Stream Mapping;
* Actively deploys section value stream improvements;
* Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles;
* Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Team Leads and Team Members;
* Drives root cause corrective action projects and drives continuous improvement;
* Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics; and
* Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years experience in a manufacturing logistics leadership role

* OR in lieu of a bachelors degree, a minimum of 6 years experience manufacturing logistics experience in a leadership role
* Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Top candidates will also have:

* Strong Background in leadership and team building and execution
* Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers



Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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Jan 18, 2020


United States