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Distribution Supervisor

Location: Singapore, State Not Specified, Singapore
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2019

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Job Description

Description

Overview


As a Distribution Supervisor, you plan the workload and supervise warehouse operations employees in assuring parts are received, packaged, picked, packed and cross-docked in a safe, accurate and efficient manner meeting or exceeding customer expectations and within conformance to company standards. This position is an entry-level Distribution Supervisor position within the Product Support & Logistics Division, reporting to the Inbound Processing Center Value Stream Manager based in Singapore.  You will lead a work group of approximately 15 warehouse operations employees to ensure completion of assigned tasks in accordance with established processes. The position is also responsible for driving optimization and standardization of operations processes, and for managing personnel issues and performance evaluation of subordinates.


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure a high level of employee safety and adherence to safety policies and procedures.

  • Lead, appraise, coach and develop operational staffs

  • Daily workforce and operational planning

  • Deliver daily toolbox meetings and ad hoc operational presentations to operations and management employees

  • Oversee and ensure effective execution of warehouse day to day activities, with deep understanding of the following operational processes: receiving, packaging, picking, packing and cross-docking parts from suppliers to customers, management of indirect supplies required for packaging and related exceptions handling

  • Collaborate with internal and external counterparts for work completion, issues resolution and process optimization

  • Drive process improvements and standardization of operational processes

  • Analyze operational data daily

  • Report key performance metrics weekly

  • Meet required area and facility wide performance goals. Perform root cause analysis, and identify and execute correction actions when required

  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality with sensitive information

  • Limited travel required (less than 5% of working time)


Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years of job-related experience 
  • High school diploma or equivalent 

  • Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Proven experience in leading, coaching and developing employees

  • Strong analytical skills in root cause identification, with ability to perform data crunching via Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in a continuous process improvement environment including 6 Sigma and Caterpillar Production System (CPS)

Desired Qualifications

  • Related tertiary qualifications will be highly regarded


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.


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Job Info

Dec 6, 2019

190008IG

Singapore