Caterpillar Section Manager in Seguin, Texas

Are you looking for your next big challenge? Caterpillar has an exciting opportunity for you as a Section Manager. In this position, you will lead teams and supervise people in manufacturing sections to maximize efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

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

  • Monitors and improves shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates unsafe processes;

  • Assures fixtures, tooling and processes are followed to meet production schedules;

  • Determines priorities and sequences jobs;

  • Schedules and prioritizes constrained resources, and adjusts staffing to meet flow and customer requirements;

  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate;

  • Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;

  • Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules;

  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule;

  • Implements, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others;

  • Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training;

  • Section Value Stream Mapping;

  • Actively deploys section value stream improvements;

  • Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles;

  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Team Leads and Team Members;

  • Drives root cause corrective action projects and drives continuous improvement;

  • Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics; and

  • Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree plus 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or 6 years of manufacturing experience without a degree;

  • Minimum 2 years of prior experience in logistics and/or operations; and

  • 6 Sigma Green Belt trained.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Previous experience in equipment diagnostics, systems integration and maintenance coordination;

  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills;

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment; and

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

/Caterpillar 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



Job: *Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Title: Section Manager

Location: Texas-Seguin

Requisition ID: 1600050V