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NPI Team Leader - Cat Command

Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 21, 2021

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NPI Team Leader – CAT Command

Caterpillar is, and will remain, a global leader. All our achievements—our ability to power the world’s infrastructure, our cutting-edge products and services and our world-class supply chain—are only possible because we employ the very best talent.

Do you like to work on the leading edge of new products and technology?  Does the digital transformation Caterpillar is driving to help our customers succeed excite you?  If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join the Construction Digital and Technology (CD&T) team as a New Product Introduction (NPI) Team Leader.

CD&T's mission is to make our customers more productive & safer by driving the digital transformation at their jobsites, ultimately leading the industry to the autonomous jobsite. This means helping customers maximize their equipment and site operations through a portfolio of digital and technology solutions.  Included in this are the on-machine technologies developed by the machine teams as well as the off-machine equipment and productivity management digital solutions and remote-control technology from CD&T.

Foundational to the role is coordinating the end-to-end NPI teams and deliverables for the remote control, Cat Command, portfolio. This position takes responsibility for the overall management of the team, day-to-day execution, and resource management across on-board and off-board development, marketing and go-to-market, dealer development, and product support disciplines for the construction industry. As the NPI Team Leader, you will play a vital role to provide multi-functional NPI team leadership for the Cat Command portfolio, delivering solutions that drive services revenue growth.

This role will be both tactical and strategic.  The successful candidate will be accountable for leading NMI programs to introduce Cat Command into new regions as well as supporting machine NPIs to deliver new applications to the market. In addition, this role will lead strategy projects to improve the product and customer experience, ultimately leading to a refined Cat Command MGPP.

Specifically, you can expect to:

  • Coordinate, facilitate and govern NPI for end-to-end solutions within the Cat Command portfolio
  • Lead cross-functional NPI teams where on-board technology, off-board services, and commercial strategies meet; establish project management plans and manage resources to deliver on program objectives
  • Ensure prioritized NPI programs are focused on delivering business outcomes. Assembles the business case for project requests.
  • Work across Machine Business Divisions (MBD), Cat Digital, Integrated Components and Solutions (ICS), Global Construction and Infrastructure (GCI), and CD&T
  • Drive alignment across the team on key business objectives and priorities, ensure appropriate resources are in place to execute, and synchronize development across the organization to deliver on the Digital strategy
  • Identify improvement opportunities across each of the different processes and workstreams; executing strategies to address them and delivering the Cat Command MGPP.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in business or engineering
  • 6+ years of progressive job-related experience

Top candidates will also have:

  • Prior NPI leadership experience in a product or technology group
  • Prior machine or industry marketing experience, including field and staff assignments
  • Prior 6 Sigma BB experience
  • Strong NPI process expertise. Familiarity with Digital NPI process is also beneficial.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, leadership, and team management capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, influencing/persuasion, and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication (written, verbal, and presentation)

Additional Details:

  • Peoria, IL is the location for this role
  • Relocation assistance is available for this role to Peoria, IL.
  • Travel is around 15%

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a monthly bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. 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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Apr 6, 2021

R0000026687

United States


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