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Section Manager 3

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Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 1, 2021

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Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Operations and Products division is currently seeking a 2nd shift Fabrication Section Manager for its Decatur, IL facility. As a Section Manager in Fabrication, you will supervise and provide leadership to assigned fabrication areas while adhering to Caterpillar’s core values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability. You will own the value stream metrics for your respective section and partner with support groups in the implementation of changes needed. You will drive continuous improvement efforts as well as practice and teach CPS Lean principles.

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

  • Lead Value Stream/s of ~25 employees with a focus on People, Quality, Velocity, and Cost

  • Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates unsafe processes and behaviors 

  • Assures fixtures, tooling and processes are followed to meet production schedules
  • Schedules, prioritizes constrained resources, adjusts staff to meet flow and customer requirements
  • Increases production efficiency through continuous improvement and waste elimination

  • Increases product quality through continuous improvement and waste elimination
  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate

  • Implements Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others: and

  • Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training

  • Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles
  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Team Leads and Team Members 

  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule

  • Drives root cause corrective action projects and drives continuous improvement

  • Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics
  • Accountable for the training, understanding and execution of standard work procedures
  • Position should have a good working knowledge of labor rules and regulations.
  • Maintain, support, train and execute Built in Quality (BIQ) activities (BIQ Board walks, Quality Alerts, RCCA, etc…) for the Value Stream
  • Implement, support, train and execute Inventory Record Accuracy (IRA); Right Part Right Time (RPRT)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university
  • In lieu of a degree, 5+ years manufacturing/fabrication experience and a minimum of 2 years experience as a Team Lead/Supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in fabrication/manufacturing environment

  

Top candidates will also have: 

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university
  • Caterpillar Green Belt Certification
  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing/fabrication with at least 2 years’ Team Lead/Supervisory experience
  • Good human relations skills are required to develop a cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside your department.

  • Strong Background in leadership, team building and execution
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees
  • Experience leading in a union environment
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of CPS processes and tools, fabrication practices, and quality initiatives.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

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

Mar 1, 2021

R0000015465

United States


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