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Program Coordinator III/Program Developer I

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jul 3, 2020

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Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world - making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.  With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed.  The company principally operates through three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation - and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.  For more information, visit  To connect on social media, visit

Job Description

*Plan and lead program and project planning sessions, as well as moderately complex projects such as NPI, CPI, and CPS. The incumbent will function independently in leading a large, diverse program or project planning session. Responsibilities also include preparation and pre-work for the session as well as follow up and action ownership. The position will advise the leadership team and address leadership issues one-on-one with senior divisional and department management.

*The developer will have the ability to adapt to diverse business climates. With the support of the Project Leader, the incumbent must be able to control the planning sessions – able to stop any side bar conversations constructively, and they must be able to keep the team focused on the objectives. Incumbent will create accurate and detailed schedules.

*The developer position must be able to, when necessary, successfully hand-off off project to Program Coordinators. The incumbent will also mentor, coach, and train other Program Coordinators, individual project managers, and project teams in program management processes and software.

*Interpret & communicate Voice of the Customer (VOC), Voice of Business (VOB), and Critical Customer.

*Requirements (CCR) to develop a comprehensive Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to reduce program risk and enhance project schedule quality. The position may work hand-in-hand with consultants in large program planning Sessions.


Basic Qualifications:

* 4 year college degree

* 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible job-related experience in Program Coordination, Information Technology, Engineering, Project Management, and/or NPI

* Broad knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers with direct project management experience.

* Excellent interpersonal skills including team leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and strong analytical and organizational skills

Top candidates will also have:
* Previous Green Belt experience

* PMP Certification
*Team Lead experience, leading 3 or more coordinators/team members


Additional Information:
* The location for this position is Peoria Bldg LC
* Relocation assistance is not available for this position
* This position requires less than 10% travel

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

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Jul 3, 2020


United States