Supplier Quality Engineer

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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.

Why you want the job and why it’s awesome!

As a Supplier Quality Engineer, you will support the resolution of quality issues and processes for the supply function in the manufacturing facility.

Additional Info

Shift: Regular

Work Location: Batam, Kepulauan Riau

Travel Requirement: 25%

You will work both in an office and manufacturing shop-floor environment.

Domestic relocation is available for this position.

What You Will Do
• Provides conclusions and recommendations for quality issues and/or continuous quality improvement projects.
• Participates in supplier quality improvement initiatives; works with suppliers to develop and improve quality levels.
• Ensures the reliability and quality of suppliers, implementing process controls, certification programs, evaluations, inspections, corrective actions, audits, and records.
• Identified quality problem(s) and determines a short-term action plan with the facility management and the supplier.

What You Have (Required)
• Fluency in English.
• At least 5 (five) years of experience in a similar or relevant role.
• At least a bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering or Purchasing.
• Good interpersonal communication, analytical, leadership, and project management skills to develop a cooperative working relationship with others both inside and outside of Caterpillar.

Top Candidates Will Also Bring
• Knowledge of the tools and techniques of 6 Sigma methodology will likely be attained through prior completion of Green Belt training and/or other 6 Sigma experience.
• Knowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, and an understanding of Lean principles.
• Capable of using and demonstrating statistical and problem-solving tools.

Physical Requirements (With Or Without Reasonable Accommodation)
• This job requires extensive active movement throughout the plant including climbing stairs and steps, lifting devices, and pushing and pulling equipment.

What You Will Get

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 a salaried wage because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides benefits (medical, dental, vision, pension, and accident & life insurance) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

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.

Relocation is available for this position.

Posting Dates

March 19, 2024 – April 1, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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