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Section Manager - 2nd Shift

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Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 25, 2020

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Job Description


Caterpillar’s Section Managers lead teams and supervise people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

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

* Monitor and improve shop floor safety, aggressively eliminating 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 staff to meet flow and customer requirements;
* Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate;
* Ensures production material is procured and distributed to meet production schedules;
* Increases production efficiency through continuous improvement and waste elimination;
* 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 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 (and)
* 1 year of manufacturing experience (and)
* Direct Supervisory Experience

* Or in Lieu of a Bachelors degree & Direct Supervisory Experience

* 4+ years of Team Lead experience

* Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Top candidates will also have:

* 2+ years Assembly Leadership experience

* 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)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Jan 25, 2020


United States