Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Caterpillar takes a system view of the life of our products. We design and manufacture them for multiple lives, our dealers support and service them to maximize their value to the customer, and we remanufacture them at the end of their serviceable life to deliver the next generation of value. Our industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise, large field population and world class dealer organization make this possible. This total life cycle approach allows us to provide sustainable solutions that help our customers build a better world.
Our Caterpillar Remanufacturing Division currently has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer position located in the Booneville, MS facility
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify opportunities to implement improvements following Lean philosophies
Investigate and solve manufacturing problems through the continuous improvement process and problem-solving tools
Manage manufacturing floor layout to maximize efficiency and flow
Working with Suppliers and Vendors to develop safe, efficient and cost-effective Assembly systems to produce quality products
Providing Technical Support, Machine Integration, and Programming changes to PLC Logic Controllers, and Misc. Assembly and Test equipment
Administering the assembly New Product Introduction (NPI) process to ensure that Engineering drawings are released and processed on time for NPI build.
Supporting Engineering Change processes, Warranty reduction, and Continuous Improvement initiatives to improve Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost metrics.
Training new processors and developing training programs for Processors and Assemblers.
Investigating and Engaging in creative problem solving / brainstorming / collaborative cross-functional projects to address operational issues including: ergonomic/ safety, efficiency improvements, process bottlenecks, quality concerns.
Supporting Maintenance, Contractors, and Suppliers with Troubleshooting, Repair, and Programming Changes to machines and tooling
Designing, developing and implementing the integration of manufacturing systems including factory control software, work order, assembly time standards, scheduling techniques, simulation and systems application.
Coordinating, planning, monitoring and reporting the activities associated with the flow analysis, design, financial modeling and implementation of complex manufacturing group technology cells in an assigned area.
Providing manufacturing technical support in process control and internal certification.
Coordinating the purchase and application of machine tools, controls and related equipment corporate wide to ensure the latest technology is being used to increase efficiency and economy of operations.
Support new product introduction
Attend Engineering Change reviews
Lead safety, quality and system improvement projects
Create and update standard work, safe operating procedures, SFMEA’s, PFMEA’s and control plans
Drive root cause corrective actions and implement solutions
Support capacity planning and layout change initiatives
Value stream mapping analysis and optimization
3+ years manufacturing related work experience, preferably in Machining and/or Remanufacturing processes with factory productivity enhancement and continuous improvement experience
Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing engineering-related discipline (Mechanical or Industrial Engineering)
10 + years' manufacturing related work experience, preferably in assembly and test processes with factory productivity enhancement experience, automated work orders, efficiency monitoring, data collection, etc)
Bachelor’s Degree OR Associate's degree from a trade/apprentice program
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
5+ years Remanufacturing Engineering related work experience
Familiar with company policies and procedures with a strong manufacturing engineering department background
Able to build strong relationships with various stakeholders
Thorough knowledge of engine components
Efficiency monitoring and data collection
Experience with Autodesk, AutoCAD, PTC,
Factory Automation, Capital Equipment, and Manufacturing Machine Integration project experience
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
Good written and oral communication skills
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Relocation assistance is not offered for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.
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