Section Manager 3 - 3rd Shift
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When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.
At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright 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 Section Manager 3 in East 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 Components (Undercarriage and GET) and Maintenance Components (Seals, Tubes & Hardware, Hose & Couplings, Fluids and Filters).
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.
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Job duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminating unsafe processes
Ensures that processes are followed to meet production schedules
Determines priorities and sequences jobs
Schedules and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staff to meet flow and customer requirements
Increases production efficiency through continuous improvement and waste elimination
Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule
Implements Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma and Internal Certification
Evaluates, assesses, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training
Section Value Stream Mapping
Actively deploys value stream improvements
Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles
Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Team Leads and Team Members
Drives root cause corrective action projects and continuous improvement
Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics
Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures
High School Diploma / GED or equivalent
3+ years of experience in manufacturing or leadership
Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel computer applications
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
Bachelor degree in Manufacturing or Supply chain discipline
Knowledge of CNC Machining
Demonstrated experience with SAP
Lean manufacturing experience
SAP power user experience
This position does not offer domestic relocation and is located in East Peoria, IL
This position requires 10% or less travel.
This position is on 3rd Shift (11pm-7am)
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