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Caterpillar, Inc. Technical Planning Supervisor in Ciudad Acuna, Mexico

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, our growing communities and for every member of our team.

JOB PURPOSE: To provide, through incumbent and staff, single-source contact for each manufacturing group regarding technical planning functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Bilingual Spanish/ English (Spoken / written; with technical vocabulary)

  • Previous supervisory experience or Experience leading project with multiples participants with tooling design and fabrication experience.

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of the planning system, manufacturing operations, methods and tooling required, including lifting devices applicable for the operation,

  • Requires a high degree of experience and expertise on lifting devices, fixtures, templates, transportation carts in various or specific fields such as welding, Machining, Assembly C&F. Fabrication, testing, painting, storing and moving of parts and products.

  • Requires to have a good understanding of product design to combine with process design and tooling design to provide for improved manufacturability of parts with safety controls.

  • Experience on capital introduction Leading projects

  • Analytical ability as well as communication skills is essential

  • Experience on Design Programs, Auto Cat, Solid Work, Creo, including FEA

  • Jobholder initiates communication with others outside immediate work group to work on new ideas or to counsel others, etc.

Basic Responsibilities

  • This position is actively involved with manufacturing operation by providing tooling, processes, lifting equipment

  • improving Safety, manufacturing processes, quality and/or reduce costs. Working with internal personnel and uses knowledge gained to explain to suppliers the tooling, dies, fixtures, etc., needed to improve processes.

  • Coordinates the installation of new machines and equipment and process changes to provide the most efficient and economical manufacture or assembly of quality parts

  • Establishes standards and works with shop personnel to resolve problems related to process, tooling, equipment, etc.

  • Ensures implementation of modern technology and follows to determine effectiveness of equipment and systems (lifting devices rollovers fabrication fixtures, transportation carts)

  • Coordinates capital projects for process enhancement and to improve customer satisfaction, conducting research and ensuring proper approvals

  • Investigates shop complaints (attend to Stop-to-fix) and determines corrections required. Coordinates resolution with areas concerned.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Requires a degree in manufacturing or engineering and experience in planning or manufacturing; strong analysis skills; variety of skills in use of computers and experience using technical software including spreadsheets and word processing; factory experience; good communication skills.

Work Schedule: Availability to work multiples shift

Final details

Please 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.

The Caterpillar Code of Conduct states that we will select and place employees based on their qualifications for the job to be performed, without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. In this company we do not request pregnancy tests, nor HIV tests as requirements for employment entry, permanence or promotion.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.