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Section Manager 3

Location: Santa Catarina, NLE, Mexico
Date Posted: Apr 8, 2021
Closing Date: May 7, 2021

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Description

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

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 PURPOSE:
This is a Supervisory position that will be responsible for managing a production schedule, technicians and overall performance of designated value stream. You will be responsible for meeting Caterpillar’s goals for People, Quality, Velocity and Cost that support a 24/7 operation.


JOB RELATED STATISTICS:
Personnel: Up to 25+ team members as direct reports


Description:
1. Monitor and improve safety on the shop floor; eliminate any unsafe operations and ensure a safe and clean product environment.

2. Determines processing needs to assure fixtures, tooling and methods are provided to meet schedules and production requirements.

3. Daily tie-in with production management to designate work load, priorities and sequence for work assigned.

4. Determines overtime need, determines priorities when resources are insufficient, and decides when disciplinary action is necessary.

5. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency. Works to improve processes, timeliness and reduce costs by eliminating non-value added activities.

6. Ensures the quality of product produced and conforms to Caterpillars Quality Policy while maintaining cost.

7. Ensure necessary parts and materials are ordered and distributed in a timely and efficient manner

8. Implement various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, CQMS/ISO certification, etc.

9. Responsible for training and development of staff, time keeping, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, and ensuring consistent application of organizational needs.

This job exists only in those locations where the Section Manager has primary responsibility for the performance of multiple shifts, for direct production and support functions. The Section Manager will supervise salaried and hourly employees and may also supervise lower level Section Managers.  Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, affirmative action, etc. in performing assigned duties.  Employee is also responsible for performing other job duties as assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires 4 years of shop floor experience
  • Have a mechanical aptitude, thorough knowledge of CPS processes and tools, machine shop operations, equipment and processes
  • Plus familiarity with materials and quality objectives.
  • University degree in an appropriate manufacturing or engineering related field.
  • 4 years prior experience in strategic planning and supervisory experience is desirable.
  • Good human relations skills are required to develop a cooperative work relationship with others inside and outside the department.
  • Must be proficient with all Microsoft office products.
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal work hours including overtime and alternate shifts. The employee may be required to move items weighing up to 35 pounds.

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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Job Info

Apr 8, 2021

R0000025021

Mexico


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