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Location: Clayton, OH, United States
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2020
The Business Segment:
Caterpillar's Product Support & Logistics Division (PSLD) resides within our Services, Distribution & Digital (SD&D) business segment and includes the design and manufacturing of wear and maintenance component products, as well as support of prime product and parts distribution, inbound and outbound logistics, warehousing functions, and packaging and container management. PSLD has over 13,000 employees in 70+ facilities across 23 countries and has close to 3,000 suppliers. The Aftermarket Parts Distribution team supports Cat Dealers through the Cat Parts Distribution network via the following channels: Dealer Order Support; Demand Planning; Inventory Management; Network Engineering; Receiving, Storage & Shipping Operations; Record Accuracy Management; and Supply Base Engineering. We have approximately 700,000 SKU’s and ensure that, through the global Cat parts network, our dealers can fulfill 98 percent of parts orders within 24 hours.
Our team is currently looking for a talented individual to fill the role of General Manager, Clayton, OH Operations - Parts Distribution. As a General Manager for Parts Distribution, you will set operational distribution policy for Caterpillar operations. You will have responsibility for leading a group of approximately 600 employees. You will handle critical activities including attaining maximum production efficiency, inventory, and shipping/receiving functions operating at levels which meet customers’ needs and established financial benchmarks. You will also be responsible for policies and programs, which guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitability. Excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of management and staff will be imperative. This position requires a strategic, high-energy individual with both stamina and mental quickness to be able to work and thrive in a dynamic, fast-growing culture. Top candidates will have a robust multi-functional background in operations, logistics, supply chain, distribution, warehouse, and workforce scheduling, forecasting, supply chain metrics, lean process/continuous improvement, and process development and improvement. Additionally, leader of leaders’ experience for 10+ years, demonstrated experience of driving cultural change and developing others. Experience in a non-union environment is highly desired.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
Ability to understand and be able to interpret and analyze financial and operating statements
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.
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