Caterpillar Inc. Packaging Engineering Supervisor - 170005M8 in Morton, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Caterpillar customers and their equipment are hard at work in every corner of the globe, and they can't afford to slow down or stop. They need our machines, engines and parts to do the world's work. That's what our logistics team makes possible-using the latest digital, analytics and data forecasting tools to move material where it needs to be, when it needs to be there. Want to join this process-driven, results-oriented group?The Product Supply and Logistics Division currently has an opening for a Packaging Engineering Supervisor located in Morton. This role is accountable as a regional packaging supervisor leading approximately 4-7 engineers supporting multiple business units. This role will lead, design, and manage packaging design processes, internal stakeholder communications, service engagements, and develop new standards.Job Duties: This position will be responsible for leading a team of packaging engineers to develop returnable and expendable packaging for strategic, innovative, complex, and network wide projects and processes.Lead team engagement with internal and external stakeholders (procurement, manufacturing, logistics, etc.)Solve complex technical problems, work with cross-functional team members to develop processes and tools, as well as mentor, coach and share packaging design and process to global and regional team members. .Plays a key role in facility packaging strategy development, resource planning, and target settingEnsure compliance on global packaging processes and conduct packaging technology system to regional packaging groups. Leads team to develop standardized processes both internal and external partners in logisticsCommunicate and present solutions via regular updates to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business unitsWorks with other supply chain functional areas to continuously improve material flow plans, focusing on improving inventory record accuracy, waste reduction and increased throughput efficiency, increased velocity and increased inventory turnsSponsors efforts to identify and resolve business division supply chain constraints, which requires the ability to work across cross-functional areas and collaborate and negotiate complex solutionsResponsible for coaching, developing and mentoring direct reports Responsible for all personnel issues and performance evaluation of direct reports, including development, capability building and succession planningBasic Qualifications:- Business or Technical Related 4 year degree- 5+ years of progressively responsible Supply Chain/Manufacturing/Packaging Engineering job experienceTop Candidates Will Also Have:- B.S. In Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering, or related Engineering Degree- Experience in a supervisory role of management and/or engineering teams- Experience in creating and optimizing packaging and/or logistics solutions- Experienced in developing and deploying creative/original solutions to complex problems- Experienced with domestic and international packaging regulations- Experience with the New Product Introduction Process within Manufacturing or Supply Chain- Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures- Ability to work independently with minimal direction- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Capable of working and communicating with a variety of clients and suppliers - Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units - Lead research and develop new packaging technology and material - Certifications: APICS, Qualification as a CPS Support Team Leader, CPS Functional Job Role Qualified- 6 Sigma Black Belt or Lean experience- Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transform ation processCaterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at Relocation assistance is available for this position.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.