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Section Manager 3

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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2020

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Job Description


Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world - making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.  With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed.  The company principally operates through three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation - and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.  For more information, visit  To connect on social media, visit

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 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

* Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures


Basic Qualifications:

* A college degree or

* Manufacturing supervisory experience or

* Caterpillar team lead experience of 2 years or more

Top candidates will also have:

* Strong customer focus and ability to influence and lead hourly direct reports

* Proficiency with Microsoft office 365

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

* Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

* Previous manufacturing or heat treat operations experience

* Experience with Lean manufacturing

Additional Information:
* The location for this position is East Peoria, IL  Bldg KK
* This position requires working 2nd shift
* Relocation assistance is not available for this position
* This position will not require any travel
* This posting will close on Tuesday, December 1, 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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Dec 2, 2020


United States