Section Manager
Caterpillar
Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, India
14d ago

Caterpillar’s Section Manager position leads teams and supervises people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

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

  • Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates 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 staffing to meet flow and customer requirements;
  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate;
  • Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;
  • Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;
  • 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 drives continuous improvement;
  • Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics; and
  • Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures.
  • Required Qualifications :

  • ABET accredited Engineering or Engineering Technology degree (or equivalent);
  • Previous experience in equipment diagnostics, systems integration and maintenance coordination; and
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Desired Qualifications :

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment; and
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers.
  • EEO / AA Employer. All qualified individuals including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Manufacturing & Supply Chain
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