Lead Manufacturing Engineer in England, United Kingdom

at Caterpillar Inc

Manufacturing / Production
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Previous applicants need not apply.

When you join team Caterpillar as a Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor, you will be supervising approximately 10 staff responsible for developing and implementing new and improved manufacturing equipment, materials, processes and methods to improve quality and reduce costs of company product and operations. Assignments are likely to include:

Tool design, assembly, manufacturing processing, cost estimating, systems planning, layout, standards, releasing, etc. and requires the coordination of all disciplines. 

Ensuring optimum utilisation of equipment and space by coordinating the layout of areas such as storage areas, test equipment, etc. 

Coordinating the installation of new machines and equipment and process changes to provide the most efficient and economical manufacture or assembly of quality parts. 

Responsibility for expense budgets, capital forecasts and expenditures, and all personnel issues in the area including performance evaluations of team. 

May also be responsible for the acquisition of new vehicles and maintaining the fleet for a facility; disposition of surplus machines; investigation and negotiation of contracts.

There is an opportunity within the position for the successful candidate to also progress upto the next level of management within the next 12 months. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Manfuacturing engineer, with leadership experience, looking to further their career with a global organisation.


Required Qualifications:

Effective communication skills and sound judgment. 

Technical or university degree in an appropriate manufacturing or engineering related field, or equivalent work experience 

Thorough knowledge of the planning system, manufacturing operations, facilities, methods and tooling required.

Desired Qualifications:

Previous supervisory experience within an engineering environment

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