Director, Packaging & Container Management
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Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 3, 2020
Now is a
great time to join us! Our team is currently looking for a talented individual
to fill the role of Director, Packaging and Container Management (internally titled General Manager). In this role you will provide strategic and overall business leadership to
the Global Engineered Packaging Solutions organization. This is a senior level position in the Logistics business that provides strategic direction and
leadership to deployment of a global distribution network. Team members are located throughout Asia and
The Director, Packaging and Container Management will lead connecting
strategies across Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing &
Warehouse Operations and Network Design. This role is accountable for driving
the development of system solutions supporting delivery of scale-based services
across the network which offer best-in-class performance and cost efficiency. A
key focus in this role will be
growing our India Packaging Development Engineering Center, a Center of
Excellence for the Enterprise. It also ensures a well-developed program management
discipline ensuring projects are robustly planned and rapidly deployed.
person will act as a role model, mentor and change agent for our organization,
helping to keep progressing our information capabilities in an ever-changing
business climate. Reporting directly roles include: Global Packaging Managers, Packing
& Process Control Managers, and Packaging Engineers.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Alignment of the network with the
requirements of the markets served by the product groups and business
units. Key areas addressed include OPACC value creation, network
performance and cost efficiency in executing the services offered to the
Caterpillar business verticals.
- Relationship engagement will
occur at the Product Manager, Facility Manager and Vice President level
across all Caterpillar businesses.
- Collaborate with manufacturing facilities
in various business units.
- Lead in development and execution
of departmental governance processes including metrics and scorecards in
conjunction with Business Resources.
- Collaborate with the analytical
organization based in India providing low cost support to the rest of the
- Align support of business unit
needs and ensuring satisfaction in the execution of the delivery. This
work includes ensuring common goal agreements are established and
performance standards are met including financial targets.
- Provide direction, focus,
motivation, and encouragement for team members and is responsible for all
personnel issues and performance evaluation of employees.
- Performing other job duties as
assigned by Caterpillar management from time to time.
- A college or university degree or
- At least 15 years of
progressively responsible job related experience.
- Experience leading global teams,
particularly in Asia Pacific and North America.
- Deep understanding of Logistics
including Operations, Inventory Management, Transportation and 3PL/4PL
Service offerings and associated costs.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
are required in order to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, or
persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific actions.
- The position is required to
Candidates Will Also Have:
- Experience in inventory
management and parts distribution
- Strong analytical skills.
that include customer / client relationship management, product development or
managing large scale projects.
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.