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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Welding Trainer Supervisor

Location Batam, Kepulauan Riau, Indonesia
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000136022

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

A chance to make quality products that matter.

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.

As a Welding Trainer Supervisor at Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to handle, develop and execute the welders/fitters training program based on the curriculum to achieve the highest quality welders delivering the highest quality components. Your role will encompass leading a team and developing them based on your expertise, leading development programs that deliver continuous improvement and increasing the levels of quality throughout the value stream. Training will cover welding technologies, continuous improvement, pro-active problem solving and prevention. Alongside reliability training and a high focus to ensure the ongoing monitoring of all welders trained that they continue to meet the welding standards of Caterpillar.

As the Welding Trainer Supervisor, you will:

  • Lead welding school’s PID (Process Improvement Dialogues) meeting

  • Execute the Welding School curriculum with safety priority.

  • Ensure all Welding School equipment and tools are in good condition.

  • Manage all Welding School material and consumable in sufficient stock.

  • Perform VT (Visual Testing), UT (Ultrasonic Testing) and DT (Destructive Testing) for welder qualification and test.

  • Perform 5S in Welding School area and workshop

  • Control all training document and update welder certification.

  • Conduct hiring and qualification test.

  • Ensure Safety A3 plan board are implemented and updated.

  • Monitor the new welder OJT in production line in 3 months, validate every 6 months and requalification every 3 years.

  • Responsible for all welder trainee issues during training program.

  • Responsible for operation tools, ladders & flatform inhouse fabrication.

  • Responsible to achieve CAV Fabrication audit score base on Facility target.

  • Develop and establish new technologies and training based on industry best practice to enhance welder capability.

  • Create necessary report to superior.

  • Conduct other job assign by superior.

The successful candidate must bring:

  • Good proficiency in English.

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree, preferably in Welding Engineering.

  • Certified Welding Inspector minimum level 2 (Visual Inspection) or equivalent.

  • Good knowledge about welding technology: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), machine & feeder, weld tractor, SAW (Submerged Arc Welding) and other technologies.

  • Good knowledge about WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) and welding defects.

  • Good knowledge VT (Visual Test), UT (Ultrasonic Test), MT (Magnetic Test), PT (Penetrant Test), Fracture Test & Macroetch Inspection.

  • Ability to teach and train welder/fitters with progressively responsible job-related experience.

  • Computer literate and good document control management (certifications, people management, trainings, welding material budgets).

  • Understands the fundamentals of welding metallurgy, quality systems, external welding specifications, engineering standards and specifications, manufacturing practices and specifications, robotics, process modeling, testing processes and procedures, and project management.

Top candidates will also bring:

  • Experience in performing GMAW/FCAW process in 2G & 2F position.

  • Excellence interpersonal, communication, teamwork and leadership skills.

Additional Information

Shift: Regular

Work location: Batam, Kepulauan Riau

You will work in office and manufacturing shop-floor environment.

Domestic relocation is available for this position.

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 salaried wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides benefits (medical, dental, vision, pension, and accident & life insurance) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Final Details

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Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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