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Section Manager - Operations

Location: Griffin, GA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 16, 2020

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Job Description


What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

Caterpillar’s Section Manager position in Griffin, GA leads teams and supervises people 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;
* Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;
* Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule;
* Implements, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others; and
* 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; and
* Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures.


Required Qualifications:

* ABET accredited Engineering or Engineering Technology degree (or equivalent);
* Previous experience in equipment diagnostics, systems integration and maintenance coordination; and
* Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills. 

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

* Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment; and
* Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers.

Additional Information:
  • Position is located in Griffin, Georgia
  • No relocation assistance is available for this position.
  • This position will close Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST.  
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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Oct 16, 2020


United States