Cat Jobs – Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Website Caterpillar

Job Description:

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer (ME-3) for New Product Introduction (NPI), you will function as a specialist with respect to a specific technical phase of the planning function which generally falls within the major areas of planning, tooling, maintenance, plant engineering, releasing, machine shop, assembly, etc. wherever a specific technical assignment may be needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with cross-functional departments to ensure production (E.g., validation/sequencing, ergonomics) and material (E.g., POU design, part orientation) flow, material availability, tooling and quality processes are implemented for successful NPI and engineering change management
  • Engaging in creative problem solving to address operational issues including ergonomic/safety, process efficiency improvements utilizing methodologies (E.g., 6 Sigma Green Belt), process bottlenecks, and quality (E.g., Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), PPAP).
  • Developing training programs and process documentation for technicians (E.g., Operations)
  • Developing and documenting Manufacturing Engineering processes for training and development of Manufacturing Engineers and Manufacturing Engineering Techs
  • Identify, recommend, and monitor capital and expense budgets, including maintaining individual capital forecasts and execution
  • Supporting the assembly process, including New Product Introduction (NPI), to ensure that processes/changes (E.g., drawings, standards, manufacturing BOM) are designed for manufacturability and released on time
  • Designing, developing, and implementing assembly processes and manufacturing systems, including factory control software, scheduling techniques, simulation, equipment commissioning, and system application
  • Developing, analyzing, managing, and monitoring progress of Manufacturing/Assembly Projects or process capability improvements applying DMIAC methodology

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding and knowledge of critical assembly process requirements for engines.
  • Background in Lean Principles.
  • 4 yr. technical degree, preferably in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, and 3+ years of manufacturing related work experience in manufacturing/assembly processes
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with CAD Software (AutoCAD, PTC Creo, Solid works, etc.).
  • Understanding of engineering prints and operational drawings.
  • Bill Of Material (BOM) experience (E.g., Updates).
  • Previous engine experience.
  • Experience working with bills-of-material and writing work instructions/standard work.
  • Experience with NPI (E.g., simulation), APQP processes (E.g., Control Plans, FMEA, Process Flow).

Job Details:

Company: Caterpillar

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Seguin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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