Caterpillar, Inc. 12 Month Industrial Placement - Manufacturing Operations Engineer - Stafford in Staffordshire, United Kingdom

12 Month Industrial Placement - Manufacturing Operations Engineer - Stafford


Location: Stafford

Salary: £16,500, Plus £100 relocation, and 25 days annual leave

Who are Caterpillar?

We are the world's leading manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment, and one of the world’s most respected Companies and Brands in the World. By following our industrial placement scheme you will be able to explore various roles and disciplines around the business to help develop your career. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability) are key to our success.

Who are we?

Perkins Stafford Engine Centre is part of the Caterpillar Large Power Systems Division. Employing over 600 people, the facility is responsible for the design, development and manufacture of engines which are tailored to meet the precise requirements of our customers, for use anywhere in the world from the Arctic Circle to the Deserts of Chile, providing power solutions exactly when and where required.

Manufacturing Operations are responsible for the machining, assembly, test, paint and engine finish processes within the manufacturing facility. This role utilises the Caterpillar Production System (Lean Manufacturing) Principles to deliver People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) improvements and results.

What experiences can we offer you?

You will have the opportunity to work on many diverse and important business projects, either as part of a team working on a major initiative or individually tackling complex problems. Projects may include:

  • Process improvement initiatives to reduce cycle times or improve existing process performance through analysis and determining new approaches

  • Managing new capital expenditure projects to ensure that they deliver the targeted process improvements

  • Re-configuring existing assets and processes to improve flow, efficiency and product quality.

  • Investigating new, innovative technologies and solutions which can be utilised for production processes.

You will receive the support and coaching required for you to manage and complete challenging projects, while developing your technical capability and business understanding.


Who are we looking for?

You will be motivated, hard-working, and will embrace change. In return for your dedication and hard work, you will be provided with excellent career opportunities and strong support for your personal and career development to pursue a career within Manufacturing Engineering.

You will be studying one of the following degrees (you must be on target to achieve a minimum of 2:1):

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Automotive Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • General Engineering

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

Job Manufacturing Engineering

Primary Location United Kingdom-Staffordshire-Stafford

Unposting Date: Dec 23, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Req ID: 180009RB