Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2020
The Product Manager will lead cross-functional collaboration to ensure a robust business model for low-volume parts and optimizing OPACC-C by evaluating the four levers of data hygiene, inventory, cost, and price. Strategy development and execution, as well as leadership to drive permanent corrective actions, processes, and solutions based on the team’s learning, are critical deliverables of the role.
leader for the Caterpillar Cross-Vertical Transformation portfolio that
includes workstreams 3 and 6/7 (Business model for low-volume parts and
optimize OPACC-C, respectively), you will be responsible for providing leadership
to multi-functional teams across the enterprise, our division (Product Support
& Logistics Division – PSLD), and across various disciplines.
This role directly manages a team in PSLD and indirectly leads other teams in the enterprise for collaboration, ensuring efficiency and OPACC gains. The role reports directly to the Transformation General Manager of PSLD and is critical in the execution of PSLD’s and the enterprise’s strategy in support of the Services, Dealer & Digital (SD&D) portfolio for maximizing profitable growth for the enterprise.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
This role requires a long-range focus on business strategy and a strong background in project management, with positive results achieved by delivering sizable programs and projects through completion on time and in alignment with goals. Decisions or recommendations resulting from the workstream will have significant impact on the division and ultimately the enterprise.
Create long-term vision and direction for the portfolio and translate it into a series of near-term and long-range actions
Identify strategies and functional plans to achieve the greatest OPACC gains
Supervise a group of management and/or salaried employees, where planning, scheduling, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required, and ensure development and training of team
Perform financial analysis and generate any reports required by General Manager or higher levels of leadership
Monitor the workstreams’ progress and re-direct project leads as necessary to ensure successful attainment of goals
Present progress regularly in a variety of meetings to a variety of audiences and in a variety of formats
Establish and foster collaborative relationships with process partners outside the division
Collaborate with Change-Management and Communications Strategists to communicate process changes across the enterprise
Drive engagement and high-performance culture while demonstrating Caterpillar leadership attributes
Holds a university degree (preferably engineering or business) and 15 years job-related experience
5-10+ years prior supervision experience with ability to share examples of creating a vision and leading change
10+ years performing financial analysis and preparing strategic plans, leveraging strong analytical skills
10+-years proven track record of leveraging excellent interpersonal skills to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, gain consensus, and persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific action
10+-years proven track record of setting bold goals, creating strategies to achieve those goals, and turning strategies into action
TOP CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:
The preferred location for this role is Morton, IL.
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.