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Materials Specialist - All Possible Shifts - Decatur, IL

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Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 22, 2020

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Job Description


Since 1955 Caterpillar has been a staple in Decatur, IL and is one of the area's largest employers.  We are a major contributor to the local United Way, Limitless Decatur, and other community organizations, helping our home area with monetary donations and volunteer hours.  We are proud to be the largest Caterpillar facility in North America.  Our product lines include  Large Mining Trucks, Large Wheel Loaders, and Wheel Tractor Scrapers

As a Materials Specialist at Caterpillar, you will perform a variety of functions to check, receive, verify accuracy of our prime product. You will check, store, disburse or fill orders for parts, materials, tools, equipment and supplies. . You will also work with various source documents to verify the accuracy and conditions of parts.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

* Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures, and walk, squat, and bend over for intervals at a time 
* Maintain and report daily receiving and shipping activities 
* Safely perform the material handling and warehousing functions required in the receiving, processing, storing, moving, packing, and shipping of parts, materials equipment and supplies. 
* Perform related and/or specialized clerical duties and resolves discrepancies as required. Maintains related clerical records and operates computer terminal and/or hand held scanner to access and update information for receiving, counting and order processing. 
* Performs housekeeping functions as required. 
* Uses mobile equipment as required to facilitate job functions. 
* Reports defects and need for repairs. 
* Strong commitment to safety and teamwork 

 Applicants may and will be placed on any shift - 1st, 2nd or 3rd.  This includes Alternate Work Week Schedule and Every Weekend Schedule

Over Time can and will be required



Basic Qualifications: 

* Prior experience of 1 year or more in a warehouse or similar environment 
* Ability to obtain forklift driver certification 
* Good communication skills 
* Strong commitment to safety and teamwork 
* Must be able to work any shift

Top Candidates Will Also Possess:
* Ability to perform a variety of warehouse functions and do basic math 
* Previous forklift experience 
*Previous inventory control experience

Additional Information: 

Positions are supplemental - 40 or more hours per week but with no vacation or holiday pay and limited benefits.  You can also be placed on any shift and moved at any time to any position.

Starting pay is $16.26 / hr

Positions are in Decatur, IL 
There is no relocation offered for these positions 

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, or O.

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

Please ensure you frequently check the e-mail account you provided on your application, including the junk/span folder, as this is the primary correspondence method in our recruiting process.
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Oct 22, 2020


United States