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Caterpillar, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer 3 in East Peoria, Illinois

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Caterpillar’s Manufacturing Engineer position works both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve processes and systems used in assembly manufacturing. In addition, Manufacturing Engineers function as a specialist and subject matter expert for technical planning throughout a manufacturing facility.

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

  • Designs, developsandimplementstheintegrationof manufacturingsystemsincluding factory control software,simulationandsystemsapplication.

  • Works with operations team onroutingsandprocessingofcomponents.

  • DevelopsStandard Work for Paint Touch Up, improving Paint beforeassemblyprocess, and componentassemblieson Machines.

  • Providesdirectionandguidanceto othermanufacturingpersonnel in a continuous effort toimprovemanufacturingproductivity.

  • Works with supplierqualityteams(both internal and external)in thedevelopmentofprocesses, whichensurethe most efficient and cost effectivesystemsoroperationsto producequalityproducts.

  • Determinesadaptability of existing corporateapplicationsandpreparefeasibility studies fornewapplications.Coordinatesvariousexistingsystemsandoperationswithnewsystemsandoperationstoensurecompatibility and assists others tomodifysystemsaccordingly toimplementthetotalpackage.

  • Provideleadershipin theimplementationofnewtechnologies within thefactory.

  • Developsindividualpresentations on all integration projects. Performsliaison duties with various functional areas topromotesmoothtransition of new and revised corporate and plant systems and processes.

  • Adhereto established standards,policiesand practicesrelatingto People, Quality, Velocity, and Cost in performing assigned duties.

  • Thispositionis responsible for theimplementationof process improvements onsafety , Paint before assemblyand throughput with balancing of the assembly line with variousconfigurations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university

  • 3+ years of Assembly manufacturing experience or Overall 5+ experience in Manufacturing/Operations and Supply Chain functions

Top candidates will also have:

  • Experience with MACH1/SAP

  • Experience with Paint Specifications and practical application

  • Experience with assembly shop floor support

  • Excellent oral and written communication

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers . ​

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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.

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