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The Energy & Transportation Purchasing Division currently has openings for a Facility Supply Professional position located at our Mapleton, IL facility. In this role, you will manage supply network procurement
related activities for a facility to deliver procurement excellence and
integration between Energy and Transportation Purchasing and the team
supporting Facility / Divisional Leaders. Deliver a lean, responsive and
resilient material and services flow for the facility from source to dock and
additional required points. Demonstrate leadership in recognizing the potential
for cost and inventory reductions, and quality improvement; as well as
responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Major Role: - Accountable for
operating and monitoring the Energy and Transportation procurement functions,
as designed, to meet the defined response time, cost, quality and lean targets
enabling optimal and efficient facility operations, collaborating with business
partners and suppliers, and resolving facility specific supplier issues.
Act as liaison with corresponding Category & Product Purchasing and
Reporting directly to the Facility
Supply Manger and will be accountable for implementing the network as designed
related to specific strategies from both Category & Product Supply at
the Facility level to create a competitive advantage for our customers.
Strategy - Through a strong knowledge
of the product, NPI, Category and Logistics Strategies the incumbent will
support and participate in projects/initiatives to fully satisfying facilities
expectations. Assist in the management of local subcontractors with input from
the Category buyer related to the overall strategy. Collaborate with supply
chain in helping to understand & monitor inventory levels in order to help
relate it back to the overall network in terms of short dating, past dues and
supplier shipping & delivery performance.
Purchase Order Management – Provide
expertise in the launching & management of purchase orders for a facility
to in the terms of parts related to pilots, production, and supplier tooling
ensuring terms are correct.
Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or
- 3+ years of Purchasing/Supply Chain experience
- 2+ years Manufacturing experience
Top Candidates will also have:
- 1-3 years of supervisory experience
- 3+ years of experience in operations and/or
- Strong customer focus and ability to influence
- Well-developed communication skills
- Knowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, an
understanding of lean principles is preferred
- This position will close Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST
- Relocation is not available for this position
- Travel is 10% or less.
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, 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.