Manufacturing Engineering Manager

at Caterpillar Inc. in Pomona, Missouri, United States

Job Description

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a?Manufacturing Engineering Manager.?

The Product Support and Logistics Division (PSLD) is one of the most innovative divisions within Caterpillar. In PSLD, as within all of Caterpillar, our priority is our customers and helping them build a better world. We touch nearly every element of the services value stream from procurement to design and manufacturing to distribution. PSLD is responsible for Aftermarket Parts Distribution?of?Cat Parts, Integrated Logistics, segment Procurement?and the?design and?manufacture?of Wear & Maintenance Components, e.g., Steel Products (Undercarriage and GET) and Specialty Products (Seals, Tubes & Hardware, Hose & Couplings, Fluids and Filters).

We’re? committed? to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities -? innovating ?to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.?

Through it all, we are one team (\_i-UVln&index=39) ?- creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.?

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Job Duties:

+ Key part of the core leadership team will manage up to 12 direct reports.

+ The following positions report directly or indirectly to this position: Manufacturing Technicians, Manufacturing Engineers, and Crib operations.

+ Manages the Manufacturing Engineering expertise and provides guidance to establish the necessary requirements for cost effective manufacturing processes. Controls plant layouts, machine moves, manufacturing routings and new equipment installations.

+ Supervises Manufacturing Engineering and Support functions for current manufacturing processes, new process justification and implementation, hose quality management, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, NC programming, robotics, gage planning and technical troubleshooting to provide the most efficient and economical manufacturing of quality products.

+ Contributes to the upgrading and maintenance of existing machine shop. Assures efficient performance of factory operations and minimizes operating costs through selection of tools, space layouts, equipment, and manufacturing sequences.

+ Ensures assigned facilities and methods are provided for the manufacture of products in line with authorized product programs and capacity schedules.

+ Maintains effective liaisons with all departments to ensure overall manufacturing objects are met.

+ Develops and maintains an effective organization capable of achieving objectives and supporting manufacturing operations.

+ Coordinates all capital projects related to assigned factories including forecasting, planning and monitoring special projects to completion. Provides related reports to upper management.

+ Ensures employees stay abreast of technology advances and actual shop needs for the purpose of providing the best possible tools and equipment.

+ Develops and implements a master plan to address the long-range cost reduction objectives.

+ Impacts project performance (time, cost, quality, capacity), customer satisfaction, facility operations, asset utilization product performance, and cost management.

+ Establishes standards and works with shop personnel to resolve problems related to process, tooling, equipment, Quality, Safety, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor Degree

+ 8 + years of manufacturing related experience

+ Previous leadership experience

Top Candidates will also have:

+ Previous experience with Lean, 6 sigma

+ Previous Hydraulic hose experience

+ Experience managing projects

Additional Information:

This position does offer relocation.

This position requires 10% or less travel.

Final?Details ???

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.? As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at? .?

Relocation is available for this position.

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

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.

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Job Posting: JC192998874

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Updated On: Oct 07, 2021