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1st Shift Logistics Support-2 - Athens, GA

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Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2019

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Job Description

Description

While working at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. You will support your team in efforts of continuous improvement. Under limited direction, performs a variety of logistic support activities in the areas of logistics planning, materials planning, and packaging analysis and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a supervisor. 

Job duties may include: 

  • Plan for supplier outbound rack and container shipments, track information on suppliers including replenishment schedules, and monitor packaging quantities and usage. 
  • Prepare inventory reports and determine the quantity and order date for racks and containers needed to meet the master production schedule. 
  • Initiate purchase or production requisitions as appropriate. 
  • Create and review procedures for distribution and inventory management to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost. 
  • Ensures racks and containers are shipped and delivered to meet scheduled build requirements while maintaining appropriate inventory levels. 
  • Use of multiple Caterpillar information systems to track and plan for material, inventory, and shipping.   
  • Prepares and/or assembles required shipping documents, including BOL’s. 
  • Investigate and resolve receiving discrepancies and notify appropriate personnel of results or required actions. 
  • Analyze product workflow and develops logistics plans that affect production, distribution, and inventory. Creates and reviews procedures for distribution and inventory management. 
  • May communicate with suppliers daily to expedite, stop, or change the delivery of materials. 
  • May rotate to various positions within the Job Function area to perform related activities. 
  • Root cause corrective action
  • Follows and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work. 
  • Maintain controls, layouts and processes for rack storage.

Qualifications

 Are you ready to build what matters?  Build More Than Machines. Build a Career. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-year degree (current enrollment in an accredited 4-year college degree program at a Junior level status is considered equivalent to a 2-year degree)  or 2 years of related experience in Materials Operations, Packaging or Planning.
  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Excel.
  • At least 2 years of Supplier Management experience is required.
  • At least 2 years of Supply Chain experience is required.

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • At least 2 years of logistics experience
  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint
  • Intermediate proficiency in SAP
  • Production planning experience
  • SmarTrack system experience
  • Project management experience
  • Inventory control experience

Additional information:  Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants.  This is an hourly position with an entry wage of $22.77/hour in Athens, GA.  No relocation benefits are available.   Hours are M-F, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

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Job Info

Nov 14, 2019

19000933

United States