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Distribution Supervisor 3rd Shift

Location: York, PA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 16, 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 in York, PA.

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:

  • Ensuring parts inventory is received, processed and stored in a safe, efficient and timely manner 
  • Assisting office personnel to complete order processing by providing data on orders in process and resolving grief associated with orders 
  • Responding to dealer calls and providing necessary information and assistance to complete orders 
  • Contributing to the development of an effective work force by assigning, directing and motivating employees to conform to defined and documented processes 
  • Providing necessary on the job training 
  • Contributing to improving productivity and quality by taking ownership of the process 
  • Embracing continuous improvement and the development of teams as a preferred operating method 
  • Maintaining high employee morale by ensuring basic elements of work discipline are delivered 
  • Contributing to the overall team productivity by performing assigned tasks, normally performed by subordinates, such as filling orders, packing orders or storing receipts. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-year college degree or currently working towards a bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years of leadership experience
  • Minimum 1-year experience in at least one of the following: operations, parts ordering and/or inventory management

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6 Sigma experience, green belt
  • Previous experience in a supervisor/team lead role
  • Previous experience with various purchasing and materials systems, receiving report processing, and state and federal shipping regulations 
  • Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Additional Information:

Relocation may be offered to a top candidate.

This position requires 10% or less travel.

This is a 3rd shift position

This posting will close on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST



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


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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

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Nov 16, 2020


United States