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Materials Specialist - 2nd or 3rd Shift - Decatur, IL

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Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 1, 2020

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Job Description


For 90+ years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. 

As a Materials Specialist at Caterpillar, you will perform a variety of functions to check, receive, verify accuracy of our prime product. You will check, store, disburse or fill orders for parts, materials, tools, equipment and supplies. . You will also work with various source documents to verify the accuracy and conditions of parts.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

* Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures, and walk, squat, and bend over for intervals at a time 
* Maintain and report daily receiving and shipping activities 
* Safely perform the material handling and warehousing functions required in the receiving, processing, storing, moving, packing, and shipping of parts, materials equipment and supplies. 
* Perform related and/or specialized clerical duties and resolves discrepancies as required. Maintains related clerical records and operates computer terminal and/or hand held scanner to access and update information for receiving, counting and order processing. *Performs housekeeping functions as required. 
* Uses mobile equipment as required to facilitate job functions. 
* Reports defects and need for repairs. 
* Strong commitment to safety and teamwork 

 Applicants may and will be placed on any off shift - 2nd, or 3rd.  This includes Alternate Work Week Schedule and Every Weekend Schedule

Over Time can and will be required



Basic Qualifications: 

* Prior experience in a warehouse or similar environment 
* Ability to obtain forklift driver certification 
* Good communication skills 
* Strong commitment to safety and teamwork 
* Must be able to work any shift

Top Candidates Will Also Possess:
* Ability to perform a variety of warehouse functions and do basic math 
* Previous forklift experience 

Additional Information: 

Positions are supplemental - 40 or more hours per week but with no vacation or holiday pay and limited benefits.  You can also be placed on any shift and moved at any time to any position.

Positions are in Decatur, IL 
There is no relocation offered for these positions 

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 

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the junk/span folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.
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Jan 1, 2020


United States