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NPI Team Leader

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: May 17, 2021
Closing Date: May 17, 2021

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Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bight and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a NPI Team Lead in Peoria, IL.  

The Product Support and Logistics Division (PSLD) is one of the most innovative divisions within Caterpillar. In PSLD, as within all of Caterpillar, our priority is our customers and helping them build a better world. We touch nearly every element of the services value stream from procurement to design and manufacturing to distribution. PSLD is responsible for Aftermarket Parts Distribution of Cat Parts, Integrated Logistics, segment Procurement and the design and manufacture of Wear & Maintenance Components, e.g., Steel Products (Undercarriage and GET) and Specialty Products (Seals, Tubes & Hardware, Hose & Couplings, Fluids and Filters). 

  

Product Support and Logistics Division  

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.  

Through it all, we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.  

Learn more about the Caterpillar Experience 

The Opportunity:

  • Manage GET NPI projects (GET component development) to ensure they are on time, within budget, and aligned with the product strategy.
  • Deliver cross vertical aftermarket transformation commitments
  • Lead NPI teams by collaborating with GET Engineering Team, Machine Business Divisions, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Business Resources, CISD and RISD, and Supply Chain.
  • Assemble the business case for project requests to insure profitable growth.
     
  • Builds relationships with other departments, industry associations and outside organizations. Assists in marketing the NPI process to customers.
     
  • Identifies cost containment opportunities. Identifies trends and areas of focus for continuous improvement.
  • Apply Lean culture to the NPI process in order to standardize and reduce development timelines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Completion of 6 Sigma Black Belt training
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible job-related experience in at least one of the following:  NPI, 6 Sigma, product engineering, manufacturing, parts product background or field experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Previous experience with company products and product applications, dealer network, merchandising programs, and/or warranty practices and procedures
  • Experience in leading projects or parts development in GET or other Components
  • Experience in more than one product development area
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, or persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific actions

Additional Information:

This position does not offer relocation.

This position requires 10% or less travel.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website www.Caterpillar.com/careers.

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

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May 17, 2021

R0000030890

United States


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