Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply Chain
This position is the role of a seasoned project management professional. He/she should be equipped with rich equipment principle and provides analysis and recommendations needed to allow manufacturing process to produce the engineering product designs. He/she manages projects that have substantial R&D value, could support business unit efficiency optimization and competitive cost. This is a staff position that requires a thorough understanding in program and project management tools & processes. Ability to facilitate programs, leads chartering sessions, develops/validates network diagrams, lead integration & compression sessions. Work assignments may be specialized in nature but may also be broad based with coordination between other staff personnel to complete a larger, more complex project. Make sure manufacturer and maintenance team execute safety procedures and to ensure manufacturer and maintenance site safety.
Lead and conduct new manufacture equipment introduction and current equipment functional optimization via personal mechanical and electric principal knowledge funding, cross function teamwork, good communication and network building skill. Lead and conduct detail-planning meetings with no supervision. The incumbent must possess the ability to work with functional areas to develop their detailed activities and schedule. Provides analysis and recommendations needed to increase accuracy of program and project schedules, provides leadership in understanding and following program and project management standard processes, and works daily with team members to emphasize the importance of the program schedule to be successful in implementing on time, with in cost, and at the required quality targets. Provides administrative planning and follow-up for program team, steering committee, and governance review meetings. Lead and conduct project schedule making and project milestone drawing. Maintains and can lead update meetings for program level issues/action logs, risk registers/FMEAs, scope change requests/logs, program work plans, program cost tracking and provide workshop planning, execution and follow-up assistance. Create accurate and detailed schedules. The incumbent will capture all information, interpret, and identify relationships between activities, analyzes data from schedule updates, works with project team members to resolve logic errors, explains changes due to updates, and recommends actions to resolve schedule problems. The incumbent must be able to interpret and transfer work breakdown structure (WBS) into project management software. The position may work hand-in-hand with consultants in large program planning sessions. Interpret & communicate Voice of Customer (VOC) and Voice of Business (VOB) needs. Mentor/coach and train other Program Coordinators, individual project managers, and project teams in the program management processes and software. May create report packages and communicate or post program or project status, may also include maintenance of a program web site.
Education & Experience ：
1. University graduate in Technical.
2. 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible job-related experience in Program Coordination, Automation application, equipment optimization and maintenance, Engineering, project management are typically required.
Competencies & Skills ：
The position requires broad knowledge of company policies and processes, and company products and customers with direct project management experience. Equipment mechanical and electric principal knowledge and equipment manage experience will be preferred. Should have project management knowledge and experience in driving out detailed work plans within a technical project included resource forecasts, risks, costs, scope and other tools. Excellent interpersonal skills are required including team leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and strong analytical and organizational skills.
Previous Green Belt experience is a plus.
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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