Caterpillar, Inc. Section Manager - 3rd Shift in Corinth, Mississippi

Section Manager - 3rd Shift



There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. Caterpillar Large Power Systems Division (LPSD) designs and manufactures diesel, gas and reman, ranging from 400 kilowatts to 16 megawatts of power, and the key engine systems such as fuel, air, aftertreatment and cooling which are used to power oil & gas, electric power, marine, rail and Cat machine applications around the world.

As a Section Manager with the Large Power Systems Group in Corinth, MS you will lead teams and supervise people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

The Large Power Systems Division has a 3rd shift Section Manager position located at our Corinth, MS Office. In this role, you will supervise and provide leadership to Team Leads assigned to manufacturing areas.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Determinesprocessing needs to assure fixtures, tooling and methods are provided to meetschedules and production requirements

Determines priorities and schedules the sequence of jobs

Determines overtime needs, determines priorities when resources areinsufficient, and decides when disciplinary action is necessary

Ensures production meets quality / cost standards

Ensures necessary parts and materials are ordered and distributed in a timelyand efficient manner

Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increaseefficiency

Works to improve processes, timeliness and reduce costs by eliminatingnon-value added activities

Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule

Implements various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma,Internal Certification, etc

Monitors and improves safety on the shop floor; eliminating any unsafeoperations and ensuring a safe and clean production environment

Evaluates, assesses, and identifies training needs of the workforce

Ensures training and effective utilization of work force

Performs the following CPS-related duties:

Accountability for value stream mapping

Resource allocation to meet requirements

Trains and models the CPS Guiding Principles

Deploys process improvement dialogues

Deploys Root Cause Corrective Action on issues that arise and drive continuousimprovement

Reports section status and monitors and audits related metrics

Leads efforts to develop and deploy standard work for each work area.


Basic Qualifications:

5 years of job related experience (preferable in manufacturing)

1 years of Team Lead/Supervisory role

1 years experience in Customer Service, Manufacturing, and/or Operations

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

Bachelor's Degree

Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment

Experience in the areas of Quality, Distribution and Maintenance

Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers

Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Additional Information:

This is a 3rd shift position.

This position will be located at Corinth, MS.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Mississippi-Corinth

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Req ID: 18000BIG