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Caterpillar, Inc. Data Steward Delegate - Manufacturing in Chennai, United States

Career Area:

Business Technologies, Digital and Data

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.

The data steward delegate for the manufacturing domain will support the domain data steward and the domain data owner in the development and execution of the domain data strategy. Manufacturing data is very diverse and the use cases enabled by manufacturing data are equally diverse. The data steward delegate will be accountable for internal controls and assessments as well as the remediation of any issues identified, data governance, use case management and consolidation, and metrics/KPIs needed to maintain the data from the manufacturing domain.

Role Definition

Gathers and documents user/client requirements, supports the development and testing of new products or services, collects feedback from clients, and recommends improvements.


• Assisting in the development, testing, and delivery of services/products; Analyzing existing offerings, preparing technical documentation, and recommending upgrades.

• Conducting market research to do a comparative analysis of competitor offerings and provide recommendations for developing a more effective product/service.

• Supporting the organization by fulfilling data requests, preparing reports, and providing technical assistance; Participating in initiatives to improve processes efficiency and employee productivity.

• Identifying user/client requirements for a product or service and defining technical specifications; Preparing technical documentation and sharing them.

Skill Descriptors

Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Level Extensive Experience:

• Evaluates and makes contributions to best practices.

• Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy.

• Productively balances speed and accuracy.

• Employs techniques for motivating personnel to meet or exceed accuracy goals.

• Implements a variety of cross-checking approaches and mechanisms.

• Demonstrates expertise in quality assurance tools, techniques, and standards.

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

Level Extensive Experience:

• Reviews others' writing or presentations and provides feedback and coaching.

• Adapts documents and presentations for the intended audience.

• Demonstrates both empathy and assertiveness when communicating a need or defending a position.

• Communicates well downward, upward, and outward.

• Employs appropriate methods of persuasion when soliciting agreement.

• Maintains focus on the topic at hand.

Business Data Analysis: Knowledge of business data analysis; ability to collect, identify, analyze and interpret business data using various kinds of techniques to meet business needs and requirements.

Level Expert:

• Leads discussions and answers complex questions regarding business data analysis software.

• Defines processes and methods for integrating global models and component reusability.

• Advocates better communication of data requirements in business data analysis processes to increase the efficiency of data analysis.

• Consults on modeling, tools, techniques, strategies, and the use of reusable information.

• Establishes working processes for business data analysis and supervises team progress.

• Monitors industry and vendor trends and directions of business data analysis technologies.

Business Assessment: Knowledge of the activities, tasks, practices and deliverables for assessing and documenting business opportunities; ability to assess the benefits, risks, and success factors of potential applications.

Level Extensive Experience:

• Conducts, documents and communicates basic business assessment reviews and walkthroughs.

• Defines success factors for potential applications or systems.

• Evaluates the processes and tools for risk assessment and benefits analysis.

• Plays an active or leadership role in business assessment processes and assists in the preparation of deliverables.

• Utilizes tools, techniques and practices for identifying and validating business opportunities.

• Establishes business assessment procedures for multiple or critical applications.

Requirements Analysis: Knowledge of tools, methods, and techniques of requirement analysis; ability to elicit, analyze and record required business functionality and non-functionality requirements to ensure the success of a system or software development project.

Level Extensive Experience:

• Plays an active or leading role in recording and storing requirement documents in various forms.

• Ensures the successful completion of all major activities, tasks and deliverables pertaining to the requirement analysis stage.

• Supervises the advanced use of requirements analysis tools and services, including prototyping and use cases.

• Produces detailed functional and information requirements models and documentation.

• Trains others on requirements walkthroughs and quality reviews.

• Utilizes automated diagramming tools to ensure traceability of requirements.

Technical Writing/Documentation: Knowledge of technical writing; ability to write technical documents such as manuals, reports, guidelines or documents on standards, processes and applications.

Level Extensive Experience:

• Conducts training on alternative documentation delivery mechanisms, tools and techniques.

• Manages cost items in producing and maintaining documentation.

• Designs and implements formal methodologies for producing documentation.

• Collaborates with support function managers, the product management team, and design engineers with writing projects.

• Supervises the analysis, design and data collation on large documentation initiatives.

• Establishes and references best practices for existing and planned tools and delivery vehicles for proper documentation.

Product Design and Development: Knowledge of product features; ability to design, build, and develop a new product, technology, or service from concept through to production.

Level Extensive Experience:

• Develops organizational standards and processes in order to maximize complex product services' efficiency and effectiveness.

• Creates and introduces new techniques that expedite or simplify the development process.

• Supervises the management of multiple and diverse types of products or services.

• Develops proof-of-concept exercises to prove or disprove validity of proposed products.

• Advises on the appropriate solutions to complex product design and development problems.

• Designs working prototypes of a variety of proposed products or services.

Research Analysis: Knowledge of the concepts, methodologies and methods of research analysis; ability to locate, interpret and evaluate research findings compiled and documented by others.

Level Extensive Experience:

• Interprets new findings and analyzes their validity.

• Advises on advanced research analysis methods.

• Evaluates research analysis best practices within the industry.

• Analyzes published research reports and their possible implications.

• Implements research analysis standards within the organization.

• Controls the quality of research analysis.

Relocation is available for this position.

Posting Dates:

July 19, 2024 - July 25, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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