Caterpillar Section Manager 1 in Coahuila, Mexico

As a Section Manager at Caterpillar, you will supervise and provide leadership to Team Leads assigned to manufacturing areas.

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

**Determines processing needs to assure fixtures, tooling and methods are provided to meet schedules and production requirements

  • Determines priorities and schedules the sequence of jobs

  • Determines overtime needs, determines priorities when resources are insufficient, and decides when disciplinary action is necessary

  • Ensures production meets quality / cost standards

  • Ensures necessary parts and materials are ordered and distributed in a timely and efficient manner

  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency

  • Works to improve processes, timeliness and reduce costs by eliminating non-value added activities

  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule

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

  • Monitors and improves safety on the shop floor; eliminating any unsafe operations and ensuring a safe and clean production environment

  • Evaluates, assesses, and identifies training needs of the workforce

  • Ensures training and effective utilization of work force

**Performs the following CPS-related duties:

  • Accountability for value stream mapping

  • Resource allocation to meet requirements

  • Trains and models the CPS Guiding Principles

  • Deploys process improvement dialogues

  • Deploys Root Cause Corrective Action on issues that arrise and drive continuous improvement

  • Reports section status and monitors and audits related metrics

**Leads efforts to develop and deploy standard work for each work area

Required Qualifications:

**College or university degree in an operations-related discipline

  • Thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing processes and tools, machine shop operations, equipment and processes

  • Familiarity with materials and quality objectives

**Good human relations, interpersonal and collaboration skills

Desired Qualifications:

**Prior planning or shop experience

Job: *Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Title: Section Manager 1

Location: Mexico-Coahuila-Ramos Arizpe

Requisition ID: 170005E5