Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly
Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply Chain
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At Caterpillar’s Decatur, IL facility, we manufacture and assemble large mining trucks and construction equipment. In this role as a Manufacturing Engineer, you will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager and will work independently and as part of a team to design processes and systems used in manufacturing. As a member of the Battery Electric New Product team, you will need to have a growth mindset, promote continuous improvement, and help build a defect-free culture. We have a fabulous team that does some of the most exciting work at Caterpillar, and we can’t wait for you to join the team!
What you will do:
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
Analyze the New Product’s impact to the current Value Stream metrics
Identify design solutions to address known Safety, Quality, Velocity, and Cost opportunities on the current product
Improve space utilization in manufacturing by driving RIOP Manufacturing strategies
Develop and implement assembly processes in line with Caterpillar standard processes
What you will have:
5 years of manufacturing / assembly experience
10 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
Top Candidates will also have:
The ability to travel 50% to Tucson, AZ Proving Grounds
Experience assembling Mining and Quarry Trucks
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or manufacturing-related discipline
3 years of experience working on a Manufacturing Engineering team
Experience as a Manufacturing Engineer during New Product Introduction cycles
Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
Experience working in Teamcenter, MES-A and CAPP+
The primary location for this position is Decatur, IL
Domestic relocation assistance is not available
This position may require 50-75% travel
Sponsorship is not available
This posting will close at midnight on November 1, 2023
What you will get:
Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.
Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.
Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).
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