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Group Manager

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Location: Thiruvallur, TN, India
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2020

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Job Description


Your role as a Group Manager at Caterpillar provides you the opportunity to direct, supervise and lead personnel in an assigned production areas in the manufacture and / or assembly of quality parts to meet established production requirements.

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

* Responsible for multiple areas including production/assembly, testing, and quality
* Oversees maintenance personnel
* Responsible for delivery of parts
* Manages quality hold process
* Schedules machines and shipments
* Manages tooling issues, and conducts all safety and ergonomic related investigations
* Performs work in process design and documentation, NPI, capacity planning and capital equipment procurement
* Ensures effective operation of an assigned area of manufacturing to meet established schedules and production requirements while maintaining cost
* Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines and manpower to achieve manufacturing cost, quality and inventory management targets
* Monitors customer delivery performance, cost reduction programs, lead-time improvements, and quality improvement projects that will enhance customer value and business unit results
* Establishes cost and quality goals and ensures the efficient integration of factory, logistics, maintenance and quality to achieve targets for assigned area
* Ensures proper direction and management of activities in assigned area to maintain effective utilization of personnel and machinery
* Determines needs and coordinates actions required to maintain standards of efficiency, quality and safety in area supervised
* Implements various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification, etc.
* Promotes development of people through continued education, employee involvement, increased responsibility and ergonomics
* Trains new supervisors on manufacturing quality
* Sets goals and assists team in meeting quality goals/standards
* Accepting ownership of the Continuous Improvement process
* Leads process improvement dialogs with personnel
* Develops production plans
* Drives root cause analysis and resolution for relevant issues
* Performs safety audits


Required Qualifications:

* College or university degree in a manufacturing / operations-related discipline and / or equivalent relevant work experience
* Thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and manufacturing operations
* Good human relations, interpersonal and collaborative skills

Desired Qualifications:

* Knowledge of Caterpillar products, policies, and procedures

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Jan 29, 2020