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Section Manager 4

Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021

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Description

Caterpillar's Resource Industries Operations and Products division is currently seeking a Logistics Section Manager for its East Peoria, IL facility. In this role, you will lead and supervise a team of Logistics employees ensuring team safety through disciplined process execution, driving a zero-defect culture ensuring material received makes it to the point-of-use (POU) without damage, maximizing efficiency by ensuring parts are available at the POU when needed, and managing a lean cost structure.

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

  • Monitors and improves shop floor safety, escalates unsafe packaging issues, and aggressively eliminates unsafe processes
  • Assures team members follow processes to maximize material POU availability
  • Assesses and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staffing to meet customer requirements
  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate
  • Ensures Material Handling Equipment preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule; escalates when worn assets are causing production line down risks
  • Assists in the implementation of and adherence to Lean Manufacturing, Internal Certification, and others
  • Evaluates assesses, identifies and leads the development of workforce training
  • Aggressively pursues continuous improvements throughout Supply Chain
  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogues with Team Leads and Team Members
  • Drives RCCA for issues caused by poor Logistics execution, material IRA issues, and damaged material received at the POU
  • Leads the creation, implementation, and training of standard work procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university
  • In lieu of a degree, 5+ years of experience working in Manufacturing or 4+ years of experience in Supply Chain or Logistics
  • Basic knowledge of SAP Mach1

Top candidates will also have:

  • Bachelors degree in Logistics or Supply Chain from an accredited college or university
  • Deep expertise in SAP Mach1 with a focus on material transactions
  • Prior supervisory experience in a Manufacturing/Supply Chain environment
  • Good leadership, communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and BIQ

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

Feb 23, 2021

R0000016219

United States


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