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Administrative Support

6 Sigma Black Belt-2

Location East Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000099174

Career Area:

Administrative Support

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce, Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

Job Description

Caterpillar’s Large Track-type Tractor (LTTT) team is currently seeking a Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) Black Belt to lead projects that improve the quality, reliability, and durability of the Large Track-type Tractor product line.

As a CPI Black Belt, this position plays a critical role in our quest to deliver defect-free products to our customers and will primarily focus on leading projects to achieve this goal.  The role will focus on working across the organization to deliver thorough root cause corrective action (RCCA) and drive to address the “True Root Cause” of issues related to our products.

Job Duties:

  • Leading CPI projects to address issues and defects related to design, manufacturing, and supplier quality.

  • Supporting the team in data analysis to identify and prioritize key issues to ensure we minimize customer downtime.

  • Close collaboration with the engineering and manufacturing teams to understand all issues and their risk to current and future production machines.

  • Create service literature (TIB’s, service magazines, special instructions and/or service letters) to communicate improvements to the field.

  • Provide coaching to the extended organization on effective RCCA and identification of “True Root Cause” to address the broken process that allowed the defect to be created.

Success in this role will be measured in two key areas:

CPI Project closure and “True Root Cause” resolution.

Defect per Unit (DPU) metrics for the products relative to % Defect Free targets.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology Field.

  • 8 plus years of combined experience in product development, design engineering, product service engineering, project management, or as a field Technical Representative. Experience in more than one product development area or product group is desirable.

  • 4 years minimum program management or project management experience. Candidates are expected to understand and be able to apply the tools and methods for requirements development, functional specification development, boundary diagrams, interface matrices, and FMEAs.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral, presentation) for a global and diverse audience.

  • Strong analytical skills and capabilities. Ability to draw insights from data to make quick, well-informed decisions.

  • 6 Sigma Black Belt training in DMAIC.

  • 2+ years minimum of CPI Team Leader or 6 Sigma Black Belt experience leading complex projects

  • Ability to build strong relationships with various stakeholders and strong business acumen.

  • Distinct customer focus.

  • Ability to understand both technology and business domains.

  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills.

Additional information

The location for this position is Peoria, IL.

Domestic relocation assistance is available.

This position may require 10 % travel.

Sponsorship is not available.

Employee benefit details

Our 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 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.

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 .

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Relocation is available for this position.

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

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