Facilities Engineering Supervisor

Caterpillar Lafayette , IN 47901

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:



With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 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. Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed. The company principally operates through three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

The Large Power Systems Division (LPSD) has an opening for a Facilities Engineering Supervisor. in this role, you will be responsible for leading a maintenance team made up of skilled trades, mechanical and electrical repairs, maintenance planning, preventive maintenance programs, and apprentice & intern development. Your team will be providing the most efficient, economical and timely services required to support the manufacturing operation.

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

  • Managing a work unit including planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reviewing work of team.

  • Responsibility for expense budgets, capital forecasts and expenditures, and all personnel issues in the area including performance evaluations of team.

  • Confront complex issues and problems that require careful analysis and diagnosis and can require original approaches.

  • Provide leadership to craftsmen to meet the expectations of customers and the goals of the organization.

  • Maintain material inventory and appropriate records of special tools or repair parts and coordinates major project work to ensure completion as scheduled.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Technical or university degree in an appropriate manufacturing or engineering related field or equivalent experience

  • Previous supervisory or planning staff experience

  • 3+ years manufacturing experience

  • Thorough knowledge of planning systems, and manufacturing operations

  • Strong Analytical ability

  • Strong communication skills is essential

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Good understanding of the Caterpillar organization, products, policies, and procedures

  • A history of delivering results through a series of roles with increasing responsibility

  • Demonstrated ability to engage and inspire a team

  • Knowledge of Intern/Apprentice programs for pipeline purposes

Additional Information:

  • Location of this position is in Lafayette, IN

  • Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

  • This position may require up to 10% travel.

  • This position will close on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST.

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 www.caterpillar.com/careers

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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