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Caterpillar, Inc. Group Manager in Tamil Nadu, India

Group Manager

Description

Your role as a Group Manager at Caterpillar provides you the opportunity to direct, supervise and lead personnel in an assigned production areas in the manufacture and / or assembly of quality parts to meet established production requirements.

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

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  • Responsible for multiple areas including production/assembly, testing, and quality

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  • Oversees maintenance personnel

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  • Responsible for delivery of parts

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  • Manages quality hold process

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  • Schedules machines and shipments

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  • Manages tooling issues, and conducts all safety and ergonomic related investigations

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  • Performs work in process design and documentation, NPI, capacity planning and capital equipment procurement

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  • Ensures effective operation of an assigned area of manufacturing to meet established schedules and production requirements while maintaining cost

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  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines and manpower to achieve manufacturing cost, quality and inventory management targets

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  • Monitors customer delivery performance, cost reduction programs, lead-time improvements, and quality improvement projects that will enhance customer value and business unit results

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  • Establishes cost and quality goals and ensures the efficient integration of factory, logistics, maintenance and quality to achieve targets for assigned area

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  • Ensures proper direction and management of activities in assigned area to maintain effective utilization of personnel and machinery

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  • Determines needs and coordinates actions required to maintain standards of efficiency, quality and safety in area supervised

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

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  • Promotes development of people through continued education, employee involvement, increased responsibility and ergonomics

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  • Trains new supervisors on manufacturing quality

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  • Sets goals and assists team in meeting quality goals/standards

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  • Accepting ownership of the Continuous Improvement process

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  • Leads process improvement dialogs with personnel

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  • Develops production plans

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  • Drives root cause analysis and resolution for relevant issues

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  • Performs safety audits

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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  • College or university degree in a manufacturing / operations-related discipline and / or equivalent relevant work experience

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  • Thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and manufacturing operations

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  • Good human relations, interpersonal and collaborative skills

Desired Qualifications:

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  • Knowledge of Caterpillar products, policies, and procedures

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location India-Tamil Nadu-Thiruvallur

Unposting Date: Feb 10, 2020, 12:29:00 PM

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

Req ID: 2000007C

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