• Engineering Manager (4) Monterrey
  • Caterpillar in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

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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.

Role Definition
This position will serve as the Engineering Manager for the Electrical & Electronic Component team in the Cat Electronics Components division. The component team supports the primary Electrical & Electronic divisions located in Mossville IL. The Electrical & Electronic divisions in Mossville owns multiple design controls for over 9000 part-numbers with millions of parts delivered to Caterpillar manufacturing and parts facilities annually. The... component product line includes but not limited to are Electronic Control Modules, Displays, Sensors, Operator Controls, Connectors, Lights, Switches, Alarms, Hydraulic actuators, etc.


The manager of the team is responsible for providing leadership in the following areas:
• People Leadership : The Engineering Manager is the direct supervisor of 10+ Caterpillar engineers. The manager is expected to ensure the team is staffed for success, provide excellent mentoring and coaching, and foster a culture of teamwork, commitment & collaborative relationships among themselves, process partners, suppliers, and other cross functional groups. Additionally, the manager is responsible for collaborating with peers to develop component development and validation capabilities in Mexico. Manager is also responsible to work a talent pipeline strategy to expand Cat Electronics Component footprint to meet business commitments.
• Project Leadership : The component team will be supporting multiple global design control teams in Mossville, IL. The manager will have to work in alignment with the respective engineering managers to provide project leadership/governance as expected. Ensure process rigor by the team members in supporting all projects. Drive transparent communication with peers, stakeholders, and within the team.
• Supplier Relationship Management : The Electrical & Electronic team is highly engaged with various component suppliers globally in the development and manufacturing of the Electrical & Electronics product line. In partnership with procurement teams, the manager will work with regional suppliers to develop relationship and support with supply of quality components.

Degree Requirement
Accredited Engineering degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering or a closely related technical degree.

Skill Descriptors

Managing People: Knowledge of processes involved in managing people; ability to lead successful teams, and diligently address issues related to performance and conflicts at the workplace.

Project Management: Knowledge of effective project management strategies and tactics; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.

Technical Excellence: Knowledge of a given technology and various application methods; ability to develop and provide solutions to significant technical challenges.

Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques in English & Spanish; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Collaborating Globally: Knowledge of effective collaboration techniques and ability to build networks with people from different countries and cultures, think and work with them to bring positive impact and flourishing business results.

Basic Qualifications
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English & Spanish
• Minimum 10 years of engineering or industry experience in the field of electrical or electronic component development, component quality and supplier management.
• Minimum 5 years of experience leading electronic/electrical systems or component development team. Experience could include performing as a technical lead/specialist for any of the electrical or electronic product lines.
• Experience working with global cross functional teams.

Top Candidates Will Also Have
• Experience in supplier management or product development collaboration in Machine or Engine systems
• Prior Supervisory Experience
• Experience with New Product Introduction, Continuous Product Improvement, APQP processes
• Experience with business plan management, including budgeting, actuals tracking, and capital processes
• Familiarity with manufacturing processes
• Strong interpersonal skills

Additional Information
• The location for this position is Monterrey, Mexico
• Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position
• This position may require 20% travel which includes domestic & international travel

Final details
Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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The Caterpillar Code of Conduct states that we will select, and place employees based on their qualifications for the job to be performed, without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability. In this company we do not request pregnancy tests, nor HIV tests as requirements for employment entry, permanence, or promotion.

Posting Dates:
March 19, 2024 - April 18, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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