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Section Manager - 3rd shift

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Location: Menominee, MI, United States
Date Posted: Mar 3, 2020

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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 a Section Manager on 3rd Shift in Menominee, MI.

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 Section Manager you will 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
  • 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
  • Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures

Additional Information:

This position does offer relocation.

This position requires 10% or less travel.

Must be willing to work 3rd shift.

This posting will close on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or 2+ years of manufacturing experience in the hose and coupling business
  • 1+ years of experience in a Team Lead or Supervisory role
  • Minimum 1 year of experience managing direct reports

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
  • Good language, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills


Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


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Mar 3, 2020


United States