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Logistics Clerk 3rd Shift (Hodges, South Carolina)

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Location: Hodges, SC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 1, 2020

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Job Description



As a Logistics Clerk at Caterpillar Inc., you will perform complex material control functions to ensure accuracy of inventory and/or storage records in association with Shipping/Receiving responsibilities. This position is responsible for Shipping/Receiving physically as well as systematically of all inbound/outbound freight. This role requires forklift certification for any associated material movement needs. 

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

  • Assists investigating and resolving problems associated with the materials systems and procedures
  • Controls the procedure for receiving purchased materials and shipping out going materials
  • Investigates discrepancies between Master Stock Records and actual stock count
  • Performs moderately complex clerical functions including receiving, classifying, reconciling, consolidating, and summarizing documents and information
  • May be asked to analyze the supply chain, transportation, and distribution network and develop recommendations for reducing freight costs, creating material efficiencies, and improving on-time delivery
  • Compiles regular and special reports using established formats and procedures to communicate statistical data on the tracking of product shipments, returns, and inventory
  • Maintains records or logs to verify completeness and accuracy of information
  • Sets-up and maintains files and records in addition to using a PC, calculator, and other standard office equipment for recording, storing, retrieving, and compiling information
  • Possesses knowledge of organization or department procedures


Required Qualifications: 

  • Valid Forklift driver certification
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Willingness to expand leadership skills, technical knowledge and ability to learn and adapt to rapid changes in overall direction 
  • If a current employee, must exhibit satisfactory performance and not currently be in the disciplinary process to be eligible for consideration 
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes
  • Work at heights of up to 30 feet from the floor, work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures, and walk, squat and bend over for intervals of 15-30 minutes, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Top candidates will also have:

  • Ability to read/write and interpret documents, the ability to perform a variety of clerical functions and do basic math
  • Warehouse and/or order filling experience
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and individuals
  • Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills  

Additional Information:  

  • Position is on 3rd shift
  • 3rd shift hours are Sunday night thru Thursday morning of 7:00PM-5:30AM
  • Starting wage is $15.12 with an additional $.75 per hour shift differential
  • There is no relocation offered for these positions.

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.


This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified individuals- including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities- are encouraged to apply.

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Oct 1, 2020


United States