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Caterpillar Corporate

Section Manager - 2nd/3rd

Caterpillar Corporate - Lafayette, IN

Section Manager - 2nd/3rd','1800047N','!*!Moving material makes the world’s work possible.Caterpillar customers and their equipment are hard at work in every corner of the globe, and they can’t afford to slow down or stop. They need our machines, engines and parts to do the world’s work. That’s what our logistics team makes possible—using the latest digital, analytics and data forecasting tools to move material where it needs to be, when it needs to be there. Want to join this process-driven, results-oriented group? The Product Support & Logistics Division currently has a Section Managers position located at our Lafayette, IN facility. In this role, you will lead teams and supervise people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:Monitor and improve shop floor safety, aggressively eliminating unsafe processes; Assures fixtures, tooling and processes are followed to meet production schedules; Determines priorities and sequences jobs; Schedules and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staff to meet flow and customer requirements; Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate; Ensures production material is procured and distributed to meet production schedules;Increases production efficiency through continuous improvement and waste elimination; Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule; Implements, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others; and Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training. Section Value Stream Mapping; Actively deploys section value stream improvements; Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles; Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Team Leads and Team Members;Drives root cause corrective action projects and continuous improvement; Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics; andLeads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures.','!*! Basic Qualifications:3 years experience in Warehouse/Operations Experience3 years in a Team Lead/Supervisory role1 years experience with managing direct reports and/or training junior team members1 years experience in Customer Service, Manufacturing, and/or Storeroom Operations.Top Candidates will also have:Prior planning or shop experienceFamiliarity with materials and quality objectives Good human relations, interpersonal and collaboration skillsBachelors Degree 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 at','Relocation assistance is not available for this position.','EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.','May 17, 2018','United States-Indiana-Lafayette','','Manufacturing & Supply Chain','Section Manager - 2nd/3rd

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Caterpillar Corporate


Section Manager - 2nd/3rd Caterpillar Corporate - Lafayette, IN, United States


Location: Lafayette, IN

Company Profile:
For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.