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Growing with The Asia pacific REGION...
For more than 80 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been building the world’s infrastructure and, in partnership with its worldwide dealer network, is driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. Caterpillar is a technology leader and the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines.

We are looking for a suitably qualified professional to fill the following position:

Group Manager  - Caterpillar Asia Pte Ltd


Reporting directly to this position are Section Managers and various levels of Operations support personnel. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to
  • Ensures effective operation of an assigned area of manufacturing to meet established schedules and production requirements while maintaining cost.  Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines and manpower to achieve manufacturing cost, quality and inventory management target.
  • Monitors customer delivery performance, cost reduction programs, lead-time improvements, and quality improvement projects that will enhance customer value and business unit results.
  • Establishes cost and quality goals and ensures the efficient integration of factory, logistics, maintenance and quality to achieve targets for assigned area.
  • Ensures proper direction and supervision of activities in assigned area to maintain effective utilization of personnel and machinery.
  • Determines needs and coordinates actions required to maintain standards of efficiency, quality and safety in area supervised.
  • Implement various corporate initiatives such as 5S, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification, etc.  
  • Promotes development of people through continued education, employee involvement, increased responsibility and ergonomics.  Trains new supervisors on manufacturing quality.  Sets goals and assists team in meeting quality goals/standards.
  • Position should have good working knowledge of labor rules and regulations
  • Owns the Continuous Improvement process, making sure new ideas are generated, worked and implemented, and any roadblocks are eliminated.
  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogs with Section Managers, Team Leads and Team Members.
  • Develops detailed near-term and long-term production plans.
  • Drives root cause analysis and resolution on all forms of loss, i.e., safety, quality, production.
  • Performs periodic audits for safety behavior, 5S, quality and, standard work, productivity and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).
  • Adheres to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics, affirmative action, etc. in performing assigned duties.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in manufacturing / fabrication environment.
  • Advanced understanding of Manufacturing Science (scheduling, inventory management, capacity planning, etc)
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of manufacturing operations, general knowledge of related areas, previous experience as Section Manager is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good PC skills and communication skills
  • Possess good teamwork skills and strong multi-tasking capability
  • Knowledge in Caterpillar Production System or MQ12005 would have an added advantage.

Company Overview

Caterpillar Asia Pte. Ltd. is a marketing headquarters which serves 15 countries in South East Asia stretching from India to South Korea and Mongolia. The organization was established in 1965 in Hong Kong under the name of Caterpillar Far East Limited. In 1991, we moved to Singapore from Hong Kong and changed our name to Caterpillar Asia Pte. Ltd. Caterpillar Asia has improved and strengthened marketing responsibilities with 15 dealerships and more than 160 dealer branches throughout the region. To closely serve our customers in Asia, we have four district offices in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Manila.
Product & Services
Caterpillar is a growth-oriented, high-tech global powerhouse…strong, diversified, resilient - and focused on the future. We're responding to a rapidly changing business climate and demonstrating our intent to bolster our leadership in the industries we serve through a number of well-defined initiatives. We are dedicated to realizing profitable growth, leveraging the benefits of e-business, aggressively reducing costs and improving quality - all in an effort to strengthen business processes throughout our value chain.
Caterpillar - the world leader in the manufacture of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines - has set financial records for several years:
  • Sales and revenues for 1999 were $19.7 billion.
  • Profit for 1999 was $946 million.
  • Profit per share was $2.63 in 1999.
  • Exports from the United States were a stable $5.2 billion.

Why Join Us?

Cultures and Values
Unparalleled Customer Service The company delivers superior customer service through its extensive worldwide network of 211 Caterpillar dealers composed of 63 dealers in the United States and 148 outside the country. From more than 1,800 locations, our dealers supply parts and service to Cat machines and engines anywhere in the world - most of the time in less than a day. We are devoted to supporting our dealers and customers - and have 26 distribution centers world wide to make sure that parts are available when and where they are needed.

Closing date: Until Filled
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