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Caterpillar Inc

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar ... Read More

Address      100 North East Adams Street Peoria, Illinois USA 61629
Website      www.cat.com
Holding      No Holding Details

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Quality Manager

Description
 

Job Purpose: To provide leadership and support for regional facility quality initiatives in product/supplier quality, operational process excellence, and materials technology. Expertise required will be determined by the facility responsibilities in each of these areas. Position will be a key contributor in the execution of the Caterpillar Logistics Quality Management System (QMS).


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

 

*Responsible for championing facility quality programs in adherence with the Caterpillar QMS across the EAME Region. Provides leadership to facility teams to provide statistical control, QMS-related audit and systems support for internal certification.
*Provides leadership and expertise in setting Quality measures, and reporting progress toward meeting goals. Sponsors and supports 6 Sigma Projects through global black belt resources to execute process and product performance improvements.
*This incumbent will support the Quality General Manager and Logistics Facility Manager(s) in setting quality policies, indicators, and quality communications throughout the region.
*Management of current capital equipment and technology related to quality inspection/calibration and future MGPP capital programs for introduction of new technology.
*Utilizes resources and develops teams to execute Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) for a variety of problems experienced by the facilities.
*Owns the supplier quality disposition process/team and works closely with Global Purchasing on supplier improvements, RCCA, and overall quality strategy for the region.
*Has regional ownership of Packaging materials quality working closely with the Global Packaging Quality team.
*The incumbent is responsible for the training, motivation and development of employees.
*The position supervises or manages a work unit of management, salaried, and hourly employees where planning, scheduling, and monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required.
*The position changes the way work is performed to meet quality goals for the measure(s) stated.

Qualifications
 
Required Qualifications:
 
*Bachelor’s degree in engineering or manufacturing plus familiarity with company products, processes, and policies regarding product design and manufacturing.
*Detailed knowledge of manufacturing operations and quality disciplines, techniques, tools, and equipment is required.
*Typically eight to ten years of job-related experience is required.
*Good interpersonal skills are required to develop a cooperative team relationship with others.
*Good analytical skills are needed to identify root causes.
 
Desired Qualifications:
*6 Sigma experience as a Green Belt or Black Belt would be highly desired.
*American Society for Quality (ASQ) or global equivalent certification as a Manager of Quality (CMQ), Quality Engineer (CQE), Quality Auditor (CQA), Mechanical Inspector (CMI), or Reliability Engineer (CRE) is a plus.
*Language capabilities in addition to English (ex Dutch, French, German, etc) a plus.

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

Contact Mode:

not provided

Fax:

309-675-6620

Contact Name:

not provided

Job Duration:

not provided

Phone:

309-675-1000

Email:

CATir@CAT.com

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