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Section Manager-W-Kit

Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 5, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 9, 2021

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Description

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Caterpillar’s Section Manager position leads teams and supervises people across multiple employee categories / payrolls 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

* Increase 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 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

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

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in a Manufacturing-related discipline

* In lieu of a degree, 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment.

* Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing operations processes, materials and / or quality

* Leadership experience in a Manufacturing environment

Top candidates will also have:

* Recent 1+ year experience as a team lead or supervisory role

* Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

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

* Experience with Lean Manufacturing

* Previous Automotive/Industrial/Manufacturing Paint experience

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

Relocation is available for this position.

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

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Job Info

Apr 5, 2021

R0000006759

United States


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