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Team Lead - 2nd Shift - San Antonio, TX



San Antonio, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

About IPSD

Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) designs, tests and manufactures 0.5 to 18L engines that not only power Caterpillar machines, but also power over 5000 other applications including Marine, Petroleum, Industrial Applications, Electric Generators, and Locomotives. Caterpillar’s company strategy includes sustainability as one of four focus areas and IPSD is engaged and actively preparing green energy solutions for the future.

Job Summary:

Seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team in San Antonio, Texas as a Team Lead for the Industrial Power Systems Division. As a team lead, you will be responsible for overseeing a team of employees, ensuring productivity, efficiency, and adherence to company policies and procedures. Join our team at Caterpillar and be part of a company that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Apply now to take the next step in your career as a Team Lead in San Antonio!

What you will do:

  • Lead and train Machine Operators, ensuring their proficiency

  • Address and report issues to Section Manager, engineers, and maintenance

  • Versatility to fill any team position and accomplish various tasks

  • Ensure quality by inspecting parts and materials during the assembly process

  • Collaborate with other departments for problem-solving and process improvement

  • Efficiently handle material delivery and removal

  • Contribute to Continuous Improvement by submitting and resolving C.P.S. cards

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and area-specific instructions

  • Provide process-related information to supervisors and managers

  • Demonstrate technical competence in the entire Supply Chain area

  • Execute daily work assignments directed by the Section Manager

  • Facilitate employee training for processes and certifications

  • Maintain effective communication within the team and across departments

  • Perform other assigned duties

What you will have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Basic understanding of Heller and Toyota Machining Centers Controls and Applications

  • Familiarity with GD&T, ability to read Tooling and Part prints, and understanding of Standard Work process

  • Proficiency in Plex menus: control panel, check sheets, inventory search, rejection logs (CCN, CAR, etc.)

  • Experience with Cl Card and SBT process, including rework and out-of-process inventory management

  • Ability to handle departmental delegation during issue resolution

  • Flexibility in shift and/or value stream assignments

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Initiative and willingness to speak up

  • 1-2 years of experience in Machining Operations and/or Quality

What would make you a top candidate:

  • In-depth knowledge of Heller and Toyota Machining Centers Controls and Applications

  • Knowledge of various tools with the ability to change and set tooling in machines

  • Certification on every operation for the value stream

  • Technical experience in manufacturing process/value stream

  • Conduct standard work audits for the value stream

  • 1 year of leadership experience, preferably in manufacturing

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

We are committed to ensuring a supportive and accommodating work environment for all employees. Please advise of any reasonable accommodation requests to facilitate your ability to perform the job’s essential functions.

Additional Requirements:

  • Resumes are highly encouraged

  • Former Caterpillar employees must meet rehire eligibility guidelines for consideration

Additional Information:

  • $21/hour starting payrate

  • Monday - Friday, 2:00pm - 10:30pm

  • Overtime as required

  • Relocation assistance is not 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 an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K)

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

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.

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we have been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

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Posting Dates:

June 6, 2024 - June 11, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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