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Section Manager

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Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2020

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Job Description

Description

Caterpillar’s Section Manager position leads teams and supervises people across multiple employee categories / payrolls in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.


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

* Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates 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 staffing to meet flow and customer requirements
* Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate
* Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules
* Increase 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 drives continuous improvement
* Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics
* Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor degree in a Manufacturing-related discipline
* Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing operations processes, materials and / or quality 
Leadership experience in a Manufacturing environment


Top candidates will also have:

* Recent 1+ year experience as a team lead or supervisory role

* Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

* Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers

* Experience with Lean Manufacturing

* Previous Automotive/Industrial/Manufacturing Paint experience


Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, 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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Job Info

Oct 21, 2020

200004VD

United States