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Caterpillar, Inc. Section Manager in Tamil Nadu, India

Section Manager

Description

Caterpillar’s Section Manager position leads teams and supervises people across multiple employee categories / payrolls 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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  • 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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  • Determines 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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  • Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules

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  • Increase 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

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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 drives continuous improvement

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  • Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics

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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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  • University degree in a Manufacturing-related discipline

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  • Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing, manufacturing operations processes, materials and / or quality

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  • Good communication, interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills

Desired Qualifications:

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  • Prior experience in manufacturing / operations planning and / or manufacturing experience; and

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

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location India-Tamil Nadu-Hosur

Unposting Date: Jun 25, 2019, 8:29:00 PM

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

Req ID: 190004ZI

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