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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Assembly Manufacturing Engineer

Location Batam, Kepulauan Riau
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000011200

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

A chance to make quality products that matter.

How does it feel to make something that makes life better for people around the globe? As a Caterpillar manufacturing professional, you’ll know—because every day you’ll make sure our customers get the quality products they need to build our world’s infrastructure. And you’ll do it in modern, clean, safe environments equipped with the latest technologies.

At Caterpillar’s Indonesia Batam, we manufacture Hydraulic Shovels products used in building the infrastructure and mining to move materials that makes a better world.

Caterpillar’s Manufacturing Engineer position works both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve processes and systems used in product manufacturing.

Our Manufacturing Engineer team provide expertise in specific areas of the manufacturing process to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective manufacture of product. This is a staff position which is expected to function as a specialist with respect to a specific technical phase of the planning function and which generally falls within the major areas of releasing, assembly process, layout, work standards and manufacturing development. Work assignments may be specialized in nature but may also be broad based with coordination between other staff personnel to complete a larger project.

As the Assembly Manufacturing Engineer, you will:  

  • Evaluate projects to define desired results and determine logical approaches.

  • Evaluates such factors as cost, personnel yearly usage, equipment, space, etc. as well as other information needed to determine requirements.

  • Prepares feasibility studies for appropriateness and cost effectiveness and submits recommendations accordingly.

  • Results contribute to the effective management decisions in determining the most efficient processes, methods, machinery, tools, equipment, services, and systems needed in the manufacture of product.

  • Actual work assignments may be typified as follows: projection, evaluation, specification, and acquisition of new or replacement machine tools.

  • Capital forecasting correlation and reporting as it relates to new product introduction, prime product capacity increases, machine replacement, and methods improvement.

  • Substituting material or combining similar parts to realize savings through material prices and machining costs.

  • Analyze tooling failures and evaluate tool characteristics and requirements.

  • Plan factory layouts for effective utilization of space due to rearrangement, new processes, or expansion, determining the need for modern facilities.

  • Responsible for assembly planning; develop and implement assembly processes in line with CPPD (Concurrent Process and Product Development) and NPI (New Product Introduction) design changes, etc.

  • Fully participate as required in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), and PFMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) activities where fabrication operations are required.

  • Encompasses planning, tooling, maintenance, plant engineering, releasing, machine shop, assembly, etc. wherever a specific technical assignment may be needed.

  • Analyses engineering change notices, determines any part or process change, initiates and implements all changes.

  • Provides analysis and recommendations needed to allow manufacturing to produce the engineering product designs.  Provides effective communication and services in solving production problems or pursuing operations improvements.  Simulates present and future machine lines and cells to predict line flow problems and makes recommendations for implementation.

  • Conducts investigation to assist in resolving assembly issue and technical problems.  Performs quality checks on equipment, process, etc. used in assembly operations.

  • Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, etc. in performing assigned duties.

The successful candidate must bring:

  • University degree in a Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering-related degree.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment with thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts related to assembly process.

  • Minimum of 4 (four) years experiences in assembly or test process.

  • In depth knowledge and experience in PFMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis), Control Plan, IPV (In-Process Validation) and standard works.

  • Understanding hydraulic and electrical systems (schematics diagrams).

  • Proficient in computer assisted design (CAD) and 3D Drawing software, Creo is preferred.

  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Top candidates will also bring:

  • Proficiently in torqueing process.

  • Have programming skill such as C/C++ or VB is a plus.

  • Having experience working in company with the similar products or assembly process (automotive or machinery preferred).

  • Experience in improvement projects with Six Sigma or other methodology

Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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