Location: Santa Catarina, NLE, Mexico
Date Posted: May 13, 2021
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Manufacturing is at the heart of our company. For more than 90 years, Caterpillar has been providing innovative customer solutions - from the track-type tractor that gave us our Caterpillar name, to the diesel engine, the elevated sprocket, the hybrid excavator and more. Without our worldwide manufacturing employees, none of this would be possible. They touch everything we make that digs, powers, builds, crushes, cuts and operates. Quite simply, it's every product we sell, every service we provide and everything in between.
Job duties: This is a staff position which is expected to function as a specialist with respect to a specific technical phase of the planning function and which generally falls within the major areas of releasing, assembly processing, layout, work standards and manufacturing development.
Work assignments may be specialized in nature but may also be broad based with coordination between other staff personnel to complete a larger project.
Incumbents evaluate projects to define desired results and determine logical approaches.
Evaluates such factors as cost, personnel yearly usage, equipment, space, etc. as well as other information needed to determine requirements.
Prepares feasibility studies for appropriateness and cost effectiveness and submits recommendations accordingly.
Results contribute to the effective management decisions in determining the most efficient processes, methods, machinery, tools, equipment, services and systems needed in the manufacture of product.
Actual work assignments may be typified as follows: Projection, evaluation, specification and acquisition of new or replacement machine tools; capital forecasting correlation and reporting as it relates to new product introduction, prime product capacity increases, machine replacement, and methods improvement; substituting material or combining similar parts to realize savings through material prices and machining costs; analyze tooling failures and evaluate tool characteristics and requirements; plan factory and office layouts for effective utilization of space due to rearrangement, new processes or expansion, determining the need for modern facilities; assembly planning; develop and implement assembly processes in line with CPPD (Concurrent Process and Product Development) and NPI design changes, etc.
This position encompasses planning, tooling, maintenance, plant engineering, releasing, machine shop, assembly, etc. wherever a specific technical assignment may be needed.
Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, etc. in performing assigned duties.
Requires university degree
This position requires thorough knowledge of manufacturing, assembly and welding process
Minimum of 1 year of appropriate manufacturing experience or a minimum of 2 years as a Manufacturing Engineer 1, or appropriate equivalent external experience.
Fluent English is required
All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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