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CI Component Application Specialist - Drivetrain

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Location: Singapore, State Not Specified, Singapore
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2020

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JOB PURPOSE: To serve as a senior consultant at Caterpillar and subject matter expert in a specialized parts and service marketing field or specialty area where decisions and recommendations are made for strategic advantage and contribute to Percent of Parts Sales for Caterpillar branded parts growth.
Geographical Responsibility: Global or Regional focused

Primary Interfaces:  Parts Product Groups, Corporate Parts & Service Marketing Groups, Regional Parts & Service Marketing Groups, Regional District Offices, Industry Groups, Dealers, and some direct customer interface.


JOB DUTIES:  As a Component Application Specialist – Drivetrain for Construction Industries, you will serve as the expert responsible for the development and execution of specialized initiatives to drive profitable parts and service revenue and POPS growth.  The role of this assignment is that of an individual contributor who has established a reputation as an expert in a specific parts and service marketing field.  Assignments/projects are complex and strategic in nature.


Leadership skills and the ability to sell ideas are fully developed.  As an individual performer or as the project leader of a generally small group/task force of technical or marketing people a reputation as an expert begins to develop.  Must communicate effectively across product, industry, dealer and/or customer audiences to gain understanding and acceptance of ideas and recommendations. Proven leadership in innovation of new or improved ideas/processes is key to this role, along with the execution to the market.


Work across various functional business units to achieve parts objectives and work with global partners along with districts, dealers and customers to implement parts marketing activities and drive parts growth.  


Duties may include:

  • Lead teams and training for specific projects and/or purpose
  • Mentor team members within broader Parts & Service organization
  • Drive POPS growth through development of products and programs
  • Delivering new products and programs globally or regionally 
  • Gathering and providing VOC and VOD to the engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, pricing and logistics teams
  • Developing, Coordinating and Presenting Training materials to various audiences
  • Works along with senior management in planning major programs and objectives for the Division
  • Forecasting/Business Planning
  • Drive Promotional Strategy / coordination
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Segmenting, targeting and positioning market opportunities to gain market share
  • Managing Parts Variance
  • Brand Advocate for Caterpillar branded parts
  • Partner with industry groups to align strategies
 Must have ability to work with people from many different backgrounds and cultures, internally and externally, with the appropriate influence and ability to resolve differences.  Good human relations skills are required to develop a collaborative, cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside the business unit.  Generally, requires extensive travel to understand regional or worldwide business conditions.  Incumbent has previous expertise within government agencies, national associations, dealers and/or customer groups. 


Basic Requirements:   
  • College or University degree OR 9-12 years of drivetrain parts marketing, drivetrain product and/or field experience
Top Candidates Will Also Have:  
  • Product Group Experience
  • Broad business background, specific long-term product or industry knowledge and excellent communication skills.   
  • Ability to build strong relationships with various stakeholders at all levels
  • Previous 6 Sigma Black Belt or project management experience
  • Candidate must demonstrate Caterpillar’s values of Integrity, Commitment, Excellence and Teamwork
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues, mentor and coach, and/or persuade others on new methods of equipment application, new technology and distribution methods.
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Strong communication, presentation and training skills
  • Proficiency in data analysis
  • Accomplished in the use of business tools for communicating ideas
  • Strong project management skills
Additional Details
  • Travel is 50% , domestic and international
  • Candidates must reside within 1 hour of airport to be considered for remote locations and remote will be considered on a case by case basis.

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


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Oct 15, 2020