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Caterpillar, Inc. Maintenance Supervisor in Seguin, Texas

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:


To supervise employees responsible for performing facility maintenance functions and planning, coordinating and monitoring on site construction and facility maintenance activities of outside contractors.


  • Supervises employees and outside contractors' work force including assigning jobs, monitoring work loads, providing material and equipment and assistance in determining when, where and how work is to be completed

  • Provides Product Groups with project status updates, discusses priorities, determines overtime needs and shifts manpower to meet scheduling needs

  • Ensures proper supervision and direction of assigned operations for effective utilization of personnel. Develops and motivates contractors' supervisors and employees to assure desired standards and objectives are met / achieved

  • Supervises employees and gives direction and assignments to non-Caterpillar employees as needed to accommodate special circumstances and complete projects on schedule

  • Provides evaluation and recommendation of contractors services for use in selecting contractors for future projects

Plans, implements and controls site alterations budget with approval of Manager

  • Works with Product Groups and consolidates projects at the Plant level for inclusion in Departmental budget

  • Processes and coordinates special work orders.

  • Works with Process Designers, Facilities Engineers, factory personnel, and contractors' work force to schedule work in a timely and orderly manner

  • Performs various miscellaneous such as providing monthly reports on machine location and classification master, report of significant events, manpower list for upcoming month, contractors report, machine delivery dates, closed/cancel report, charges to each Product Group and approves monthly time cards and charges

  • Supervises employees and gives direction and assignments to non-Caterpillar employees as needed to accommodate special circumstances and complete projects on schedule

  • Provides evaluation and recommendation of contractor’s services for use in selecting contractors for future projects

  • Assigned as the engineer on a variety of special work orders including line moves, machine removals and small fabrications that require some design work

  • The position supervises or manages a work unit of primarily salaried or hourly employees where planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reviewing work of subordinates is required

  • The position is responsible for expense budgets, capital forecasts and expenditures, and all personnel issues in the area including performance evaluations of subordinates

  • The position often confronts complex issues and problems that require careful analysis and diagnosis

  • Problems are often unique and solutions can require original approaches

  • The incumbent may modify existing approaches or develop new solutions

  • The incumbent establishes and then monitors general policies and guidelines for projects under his/her control, to ensure specific management goals are met and desired results are achieved

  • The position impacts key quality goals including Continuous Improvement, Delivery Timeliness, Equipment Accuracy, Operational Efficiency, Cost Savings, Process Capability, Part Quality, ISO and Class A Certification, etc.

*This role is weekends Only - Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 12hour shift


  • Knowledge of various engineering, manufacturing and/or maintenance standards and practices

  • College or university degree or equivalent experience

  • In addition, three to five years of job-related experience


  • Jobholder initiates communication with others outside immediate work group to work on new ideas or to counsel others, etc.

*The ability to listen to others is important to the job

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


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.