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Caterpillar, Inc. Team Lead - 1st Shift - Seguin, TX in Seguin, Texas

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Your Impact 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.

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to provide day-to-day leadership of the assigned team to ensure the team safely and efficiently performs the activities related to the assembly, logistics, or quality of Caterpillar engines. Team Leaders report to Section Managers and will be assigned to departments within the business to meet customer and company demands in Seguin, Texas.

What you will do:

  • Support manufacturing engineers – tool test, prototypes, NPI/CPI projects, program changes

  • Provide leadership and assist with the training of Production Technicians

  • Fix issues or communicate with Section Manager, engineer, and maintenance

  • Ability to fill any position and complete any task within the assigned team

  • Ensure that parts and materials used in the assembly process are free from quality defects

  • Assist other departments with problem solving or improvement ideas related to assembly

  • Provide leadership and assist with the training of Production Technicians

  • Accurate and efficient delivery and removal of materials

  • Submit and assist with the resolution of C.P.S. Continuous Improvement cards

  • Follow standard operating procedures and area specific work instructions

  • Provide information to supervisors and managers about processes within assigned area

  • Be technically competent and capable of performing the required operations within the entire Supply Chain area

  • Delivering work assignments as directed by Section Manager daily and assisting with special projects

  • Train employees on assigned team to complete processes and certifications

  • Communicate effectively with the team and across other departments

  • All other duties as assigned

What you will have:

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

  • Basic Knowledge of Standard Assembly tools and applications

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Able to read engine blueprints

What would make you a top candidate:

  • 1 – 2 years of experience in Assembly, Operations or Quality

  • 1 year of supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment or relevant leadership experience

  • Shift and/or value stream flexibility

Physical Requirements  (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift to 35 lbs.

Additional requirements:

  • Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants

  • Shift: Monday - Thursday

What you will get:

  • Payrate starting at $20 an hour

  • 40-hour work week with potential for overtime

  • 96 hours of vacation (PTO) with an additional 16 hours of paid personal time off

  • Most national holidays are off with pay

  • 100% 401K match up to 6%

  • Health, dental, vision, disability & life insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Local & national discounts!

  • Company provided uniforms

  • Safety shoe allowance up to $125

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).


This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers .

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.