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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Fabrication Production Supervisor

Location Batam, Kepulauan Riau
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000064026

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Do Meaningful Work

At Caterpillar, you can affect work being done on projects around the globe. We build more than machines. Our ideas and solutions can transform our customers’ businesses and lives, our communities and our world. If you’re ready for leadership opportunities, meaningful responsibilities and the autonomy to pursue your passion, come join the Caterpillar team!

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 Indonesia Batam has an exciting opportunity available as a Fabrication Production Supervisor based in Batam, Indonesia.

As a Fabrication Production Supervisor at Caterpillar’s Indonesia Batam, you will supervise and provide leadership to Team Leads assigned to manufacturing or shop floor areas. This is a supervisory position that will be responsible for managing a production schedule, team leads and overall performance of designated value stream. You will be responsible for meeting Caterpillar’s goals for People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) that support a 24/7 operation.

As the Fabrication Production Supervisor, you will:

  • Monitor and improve safety on the fabrication shop floor; eliminate any unsafe operations and ensure a safe and clean product environment.

  • Determines processing needs to assure fixtures, tooling and methods are provided to meet schedules and production requirements.

  • Daily tie-in with production management to designate workload, priorities and sequence for work assigned in fabrication stations (PID- process improvement dialogues, etc.)

  • Overseeing and directing the activities of fabrication line employees.

  • Assign operators (welders/ fitters) to specific tasks or stations, monitor processes to ensure that employees perform them correctly follow Caterpillar blueprint documents (WPS - Weld Procedure Specification, WPM, IPV – in process validation, SJP – safety job procedure, etc.)

  • Monitor the entire fabrication process to prevent delays and provide instruction when necessary.

  • Determines overtime need, determines priorities when resources are insufficient, and decides when disciplinary action is necessary.

  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency.

  • Works to improve processes, timeliness and reduce costs by eliminating non-value-added activities.

  • Ensures the quality of product produced and conforms to Caterpillars Quality Policy while maintaining cost.

  • Ensure necessary parts and materials are ordered and distributed in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Implement various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, CQMS – Caterpillar Quality Management System/ISO Certification, etc.

  • Responsible for training and development of staff, time keeping, estimating personnel needs.

  • Assigning work, meeting completion dates, and ensuring consistent application of value stream needs.

  • Deploys Root Cause Corrective Action on issues that arise and drive continuous improvement.

  • Reports section status and monitors and audits related metrics.

  • Leads efforts to develop and deploy standard work for fabrication each work area that arise and drive continuous improvement, reports section status and monitors and audits related metrics, leads efforts to develop and deploy standard work for each work area.

The successful candidate must bring (basic qualifications):

  • College or university degree in an operations-related discipline.

  • Minimum 5 (five) years of experience in manufacturing industries.

  • At least 1 (one) year prior experience in supervisory role.

  • Proficient with all Microsoft office products.

  • Willing to work outside of normal work hours including overtime and alternate shifts.

Top Candidate Will Also Have:

  • Thorough knowledge of lean manufacturing processes and tools, machine shop operations, equipment and processes.

  • Good human relations, interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Experience in strategic planning.

  • Thorough knowledge of Welding and Fabrication and have a mechanical aptitude.

Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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