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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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Location: Sanford, NC, United States
Date Posted: Sep 24, 2020

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Job Description


When you work at Caterpillar as a Manufacturing Engineering Manager for the Building Construction Products division, you will provide the technical expertise necessary to design, develop, and implement manufacturing systems, complex manufacturing operations and sophisticated machines. You will be a subject matter expert for facility employees relative to the technical phase of the planning function.

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

  • Completes special work assignments requiring collaboration and integration between business functions;
  • Develops, analyzes and manages Manufacturing / Assembly Projects; 
  • Assists in developing department capital and expense budgets;
  • Maintains the department capital forecast;
  • Administers the assembly NPI process to ensure that Engineering drawings are released and processed on time for NPI build;
  • Trains new processors and develops training programs for Processors and Assemblers;
  • Engages in creative problem solving to address operational issues;
  • Works with internal and external suppliers to develop and manage projects to ensure efficient and cost-effective systems and processes to produce quality products;
  • Designs, develops and implements the integration of manufacturing systems including factory control software, scheduling techniques, simulation and systems application;
  • Coordinates, plans, monitors and reports the activities associated with flow analysis, design, financial modeling and implementation of complex manufacturing group technology cells in an assigned area;
  • Provides manufacturing technical support in process control and internal certification;
  • Coordinates the corporate manufacturing and office space utilization and assists in preparation of business proposals for rearrangements / additions or complete new facilities that are being proposed to ensure proper utilization of space; and
  • Coordinates the purchase and application of machine tools, controls and related equipment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Manufacturing Engineering-related degree (Mechanical or Industrial)
  • A minimum of 3 years manufacturing engineering experience in a manufacturing facility
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience
  • Experience in line balancing
  • AutoCAD and 3D modeling experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
  • Able to build strong relationships with various stakeholders


 Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Experience in System Design
  • Knowledge of Standard Assembly tools and their applications
  • Knowledge of Caterpillar Products


Relocation assistance is available for this position.


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



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Sep 24, 2020


United States