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Greater Peoria, IL

Program Manager



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

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.

Job Summary

The Global Parts Pricing team is hiring a Program Manager to plan and execute the modernization of our pricing system to support profitable services growth. As a Program Manager you will lead the planning and management of multiple connected cross-functional team projects that develop and implement an enterprise-wide architecture for global parts pricing applications and systems.

What You Will Do:

  • Execute the vision and direction of the systems modernization.
  • Monitor interdependencies between projects and proactively mitigate program risks.
  • Manage stakeholders and expectations at various levels across the enterprise by working in close collaboration with multiple cross-functional business partners.
  • Indirectly manage a global, cross-functional team by promoting a culture that encourages continuous improvement, collaboration, excitement, commitment, and a sense of urgency toward business success.
  • Assist with investment communications to retain enterprise support.

What Skills You Have:

Agile Development and Project Management: Knowledge of agile methodologies and the agile development lifecycle; ability to utilize formal agile methodologies, disciplines, practices, and techniques for the delivery of new and enhanced applications. Knowledge of effective agile project management strategies and tactics; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.

Consulting: Knowledge of techniques, roles, and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients, both internal and external.

Customer Focus: Knowledge of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions and ability to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.

Relationship Management: Knowledge of relationship management techniques; ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with clients, vendors, and peers.

Requirements Analysis: Knowledge of tools, methods, and techniques of requirement analysis; ability to elicit, analyze and record required business functionality and non-functionality requirements to ensure the success of a system or software development project.

Technical Excellence: Knowledge of a given technology and various application methods; ability to develop and provide solutions to significant technical challenges.

Value Realization: Knowledge of value realization methods; ability to plan, execute, monitor and manage business activities and resources to determine and achieve the actual value from a business initiative as estimated in an associated business case.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 8-10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience leading a global team and working across a matrixed organization
  • Knowledge of aftermarket, pricing function and software & system development
  • Experience in system deployment, user adoption and continuous improvement
  • Ability to deal with sensitive & critical issues, and communicate with technical & business audiences
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts

Location Information:

  • The primary location for this role is Peoria, IL with a flexible, hybrid work environment. Relocation assistance is available to those looking to relocate to Peoria. We will consider other Caterpillar facilities, for those residing within 50 miles of a U.S. Caterpillar office.

About Caterpillar:

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Relocation is available for this position. Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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.

Additional Information:

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.

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

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Posting Dates:

May 28, 2024 - June 11, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

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