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Manufacturing Project Engineer - Foundry

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Peoria
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Manufacturing Project Engineer - Advanced PlanningCareer Area:ManufacturingJob Description:Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc. When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.Manufacturing Project Engineer FoundryMapleton, ILThe Mapleton Foundry is one of the largest in the United States and home to the largest core making machine in the world! Working at the foundry is hard work that demands focus and safety, quality, and commitment to helping our customers build a better world.With over 800 employees at the foundry, we are looking for someone who can support process development projects for the continuous improvement of the safety, quality, velocity and cost of manufacturing.Responsibilities

  • Providing technical expertise and guidance in major manufacturing projects, working with internal/external suppliers to support/improve manufacturing productivity and cost effectiveness.
  • Implementing major systems and the coordination of those systems with the total plant.
  • Providing guidance to manufacturing engineers and operators in order to develop high quality products and processes.Experience Requirement:
    • Experience in managing capital projects including concept development, project funding and execution of large-scale capital projects.Top Candidates May Have:
      • Manufacturing experience related to manufacturing of cast materials, machining, and process control documentation.Skill Descriptors Project Management: Level Basic Understanding:Knowledge of effective project management strategies and tactics; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.Manufacturing Process Design and Development: Level Basic Understanding:Knowledge of how to develop or design a manufacturing process; ability to establish and determine which processes and parameters should be opted to improve functionality and costs.Capacity Planning & Management - MFG: Level Working Knowledge:Knowledge of tools, approaches and practices for determining production demand and ability to manage resources needed to provide satisfactory levels of service.Lean Manufacturing: Level Working Knowledge:Knowledge of the philosophy, principles and implementation approaches of lean manufacturing; ability to integrate and implement lean manufacturing philosophy into existing production and management processes.Problem Solving: Level Working Knowledge:Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations.Additional Information:
        • This position is located in Mapleton, IL.
        • Domestic Relocation is available for this position.
        • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.A Closer look into the Mapleton FacilityEmployee benefit detailsOur 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).Final detailsPlease frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.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 Job Description is intended as a general guide to the job duties for this position and is intended for the purpose of establishing the specific salary grade. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive summary of all responsibilities, duties and effort required of employees assigned to this job. At the discretion of management, this description may be changed at any time to address the evolving needs of the organization. It is expressly not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential job functions as that term is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.#LIRelocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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 Dates:March 28, 2024 - April 11, 2024Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen. EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community. Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain

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