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CaterpillarLarge Power Systems Division (LPSD) designs and manufactures diesel, gas andreman engines, ranging from 400 kilowatts to 16 megawatts of power, and the keyengine systems such as fuel, air, aftertreatment and cooling which are used topower oil & gas, electric power, marine, rail and Cat machineapplications around the world.
LPSD is currently looking for aGroup Manager to join our talented team at the Hodges, SC facility. As a Group Manager you will direct production in the casting of quality parts to meet established production requirements, be responsible forestablishing the vision, mission and strategic sourcing plans to ensureprofitability while attaining objectives in customer satisfaction, quality, pricing, inventory and distribution for large engine fuelsystems.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Manage multiple sections and reports to the facility manager
Own the Continuous Improvement process, making sure new ideas are generated, worked and implemented, and any roadblocks are eliminated
Perform on-going evaluation of workloads and assists Section Managers in solving problems
Contributes to the total manufacturing effort by directing and controlling several operations from fabrication, manufacturing, assembly, test, and shipping
Ensures production schedules can be met in a Lean Manufacturing environment to satisfy assembly line and parts schedule requirements
Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Section Managers, Team Leads and Team Members
Develops detailed near-term and long-term production plans
Drives root cause analysis and resolution on all forms of loss, i.e., safety, quality, production.
Bachelor degree in an accredited curriculum or 7 years of experience in manufacturing
5 years of supervisory experience
Top candidates will also have:
Solid management, motivational, organization, problem solving, human relations and communications skills
Project Management experience
General understanding of the Caterpillar manufacturing processes
General IT understanding
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 www.caterpillar.com/careers (http://www.caterpillar.com/careers).