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Caterpillar, Inc. Section Manager 1st shift in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Section Manager 1st shift

Description

Caterpillar’s SurfaceMining and Technology division is currently seeking a 1 st shift – (Maintenance)Section Manager for its South Milwaukee Facility. In this roleyou will lead teams and supervise people in maintenance section to maximizeefficiency in machine tool operations through improved quality, velocity andcost.

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

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  • Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates unsafe processes;

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

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  • Communicate with area Section Managers to determine priorities and sequences jobs;

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

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  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate;

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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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  • 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 drives 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.

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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  • Associates degree with 1 year experience related to Machine Tool repair or Maintenance; OR 3 years experience working machine tool repair in a manufacturing environment.

Top Candidates will also have:

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  • Prior experience with machine maintenance

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  • Prior experience in a Supervisory in a manufacturing environment.

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  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

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

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  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing

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 atwww.caterpillar.com/careers

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-South Milwaukee

Unposting Date: Mar 28, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 1900029R

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