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Group Manager

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Location: Wamego, KS, United States
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2020

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Job Description

Description

As a Group Manager at Caterpillar, you will direct an assigned production area in the manufacture and/or assembly of quality parts to meet established production requirements.


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

  • Manages multiple sections and reports to the facility manager. 
  • Owns the Continuous Improvement process, making sure new ideas are generated, worked and implemented, and any roadblocks are eliminated.
  • Performs on-going evaluation of work loads and assists Section Managers in solving problems
  • Contributes to the total manufacturing effort by directing and controlling several operations from fabrication, manufacturing, assembly, test, and shipping. 
  • Ensures production schedules can be met in a Lean Manufacturing environment to satisfy assembly line and parts schedule requirements. 
  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Section Managers, Team Leads and Team Members. 
  • Develops detailed near-term and long-term production plans. 
  • Drives root cause analysis and resolution on all forms of loss, i.e., safety, quality, production.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Requires a college degree and/or considerable experience with solid business management skills and lean processes / tools knowledge.
  • A minimum of 6 – 10 years of progressively responsible job-related experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong management, motivational and problem-solving skills along with good human relations and communications skills

 Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • General understanding of the Caterpillar organization, products, policies, and procedures
  • Technical understanding of the manufacturing and material selection process
**Relocation is available**

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


 

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers



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Jun 20, 2020

200002JC

United States