Career Area:Administrative Support
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At Caterpillar’s Decatur, IL facility, we manufacture large mining and construction equipment. In this role as a 6 Sigma Black Belt, you will report to the CPI Manager and will be primarily responsible for leading project teams to improve critical business processes that drive financial results. As a member of the Continuous Product & Process Improvement team, you will need to have a growth mindset, promote continuous improvement, and help build a defect-free culture at the Decatur, IL facility. We have a fabulous team that does some of the most exciting work at Caterpillar, and we can’t wait for you to join the team!
What you will do:
Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to stakeholders.
Analyze technology, resource needs and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.
Review and recommend or approve contracts and cost estimates.
Direct, review and approve product designs and changes.
Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
Ensure multi-channel communication throughout the organization.
Informing the CPI Manager/Project Sponsor of program status and ensuring coordination of activities with other Black Belts and support staff.
Capturing project case histories that can be re-used for other projects.
This position has significant impact on the success of continuous improvement around quality.
Must be a results-oriented change agent who is an effective business systems thinker.
Must be able to manage risk and ambiguity on a project.
Additional duties as assigned.
What you will have:
Associate’s Degree, preferably in Engineering or Business
3+ years of professional level experience
Top Candidates will also have:
Prior supervisory experience
Should have project management skills, team leadership skills, and good communication skills.
Should have knowledge of other functions that provide inputs regularly, i.e., Product Development, Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Accounting, Human Resources, and Operations.
Must have the ability to learn and do statistical analysis and have good computer skills.
The primary location for this position is Decatur, IL
Domestic relocation assistance is available
This position may require 10% travel
Sponsorship is not available
This posting will close at midnight on June 18, 2023
What you will get:
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).
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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 www.Caterpillar.com/Careers .
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