Manufactoring Engineer


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Job Description:

Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Operations and Products Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for its Decatur facility. In this role you will work both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve processes and systems used in manufacturing. In addition, Manufacturing Engineers function as a specialist and subject matter expert for technical planning throughout a manufacturing facility.

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

  • Analyze requirements and make recommendations for facility systems, processes, training, equipment needs, and engineering product designs

  • Complete both specialized and broad-based assignments / projects which may require collaboration and integration with other functions

  • Evaluate projects and prepare feasibility studies to define desired results, assess value proposition and determine project plans

  • Analyze, provide specifications, and acquire new or replacement equipment

  • Perform capital forecasting correlation and reporting as it relates to new product introduction, product capacity increases, equipment replacement and continuous process improvement

  • Improve Value Stream metrics by defining and implementing process improvement activities

  • Identify Root Causes and implement Corrective Actions to address Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost opportunities identified through projects, CI Cards, or CPI/BIQ issues

  • Improve space utilization in manufacturing and office spaces

  • Develop and implement assembly processes in line with Caterpillar standard processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree from an accredited college or university

  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience

  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or manufacturing-related discipline

  • 3 years of experience working on a Manufacturing Engineering team

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers

  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts

  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Experience working in MES-A and CAPP+

  • 2+ years of NPI experience

  • 2+ years of capital project experience

  • Experience working with Lower Powertrain components

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contact information

business: Caterpillar
address: P.O. Box 1430
Decatur, IL 62525
phone: 217-475-4080 (Call Now)

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