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Distribution Supervisor - 2nd Shift

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Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 6, 2020

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Job Description


At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Distribution Supervisor (2nd Shift) in Morton, IL.

Product Support and Logistics Division

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.

As a Distribution Supervisor, you will supervise hourly personnel in the receipt, processing, packaging, storage, order filling and shipment of parts to Caterpillar dealers, Distribution Centers and Regional Distribution Centers to support the end users of Caterpillar equipment. 

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

  • Contributing to the development of an effective work force by engaging and mentoring employees to follow all established work processes
  • Leading teams working on problem resolution and process improvement
  • Maintaining high employee morale by ensuring established work standards are delivered
  • Ensuring parts inventory is received, processed and stored in a safe, efficient and timely manner
  • Responding to dealer calls and making immediate decisions to resolve the issue
  • Providing necessary on the job training
  • Improving productivity and quality by taking ownership of the process
  • Conducts daily safety meetings to ensure that employees have the proper equipment to perform their jobs safely
  • Provides training or counseling to correct any unsafe behavior observed by those who do not follow set work standards
  • If represented, conducting grievance meetings with employees and union committeemen
  • Preparing and maintaining necessary paperwork for hourly payroll and attendance records


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-year college degree
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in at least one of the following: operations, transportation, logistics planning/engineering, purchasing, parts ordering and/or inventory management


 Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Minimum of 2+-year leadership experience
  • Microsoft Office application experience
  • Experience working with EWM (Extended Warehouse Management)
  • Strong leadership, initiative and ability to develop working relationships with others
  • Previous in a warehouse environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Additional Information:

Relocation may be offered to a top candidate.

This position requires minimal travel.

This opening is a 2nd Shift position 2:48pm – 10:48pm

This posting will close on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.



Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


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

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Oct 6, 2020


United States