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Section Manager - 1st Shift, Seguin, TX

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Location: Seguin, TX, United States
Date Posted: Sep 25, 2020

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Job Description


As a Section Manager with the Industrial Power Systems Division in Seguin, TX, 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; and
Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures


Basic Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience on the manufacturing shop floor
  • 2 years of previous supervisory or team lead experience
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
  • College or university degree in an Operations related discipline
  • Thorough understanding of the BIQ principles
  • Thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing processes and tools
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of Plex system
Additional Information:
  • This is a 1st shift position.
  • No relocation is available for this position.
  • This positing will close Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 11:59 CST PM
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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Sep 25, 2020


United States