Caterpillar, Inc. Section Manager in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Section Manager

Description

Caterpillar’s Section Managers lead teams and supervise people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

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

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  • Monitor and improve shop floor safety, aggressively eliminating unsafe processes;

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  • Assures fixtures, tooling and processes are followed to meet production schedules;

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  • Determines priorities and sequences jobs;

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  • Schedules and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staff to meet flow and customer requirements;

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  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate;

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  • Ensures production material is procured and distributed to meet production schedules;

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  • Increases production efficiency through continuous improvement and waste elimination;

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  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule;

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  • Implements, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others; and

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  • Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training.

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  • Section Value Stream Mapping;

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  • Actively deploys section value stream improvements;

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  • Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles;

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  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Team Leads and Team Members;

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  • Drives root cause corrective action projects and continuous improvement;

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  • Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics; and

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  • Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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  • University or technical school degree in a Manufacturing-related degree;

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  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts; and

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  • Good language, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Desired Qualifications:

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  • Previous experience leading teams and supervising people;

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  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment;

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  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers.

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location Mexico-Nuevo Leon-Santa Catarina

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

Req ID: 18000BDC