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1st Shift Logistics Support-2 (Athens, GA)

Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2020

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Job Description

Description

While working at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. You will support your team in efforts of continuous improvement. Under limited direction, performs a variety of logistic support activities in the areas of logistics planning, materials planning, and packaging analysis and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a supervisor. 


Job duties may include: 

  • Manage the Athens Owned Custom Rack Process:
    • Conduct cycle counts with suppliers and the Athens team
    • Identify damaged racks and group for repairs
    • Work with Packaging Engineers to determine if we repair onsite vs. ship to suppliers
    • Develop and execute phased repair plans
      • Initiate purchase or production requisitions as appropriate. 
      • Prepares and/or assembles required shipping documents, including BOL’s
    • Track data to identify root causes and trends
  • Execute Annual Rack Cycle Count
    • Investigate and resolve discrepancies; notify appropriate personnel of results or required actions. 
    • Conduct Root Cause Corrective Action Analysis
  • Manage Onsite Repair Process
    • Schedule and execute onsite repairs
    • Ensure PO’s are issued, tracked, and closed out in a timely manner
    • Work with Packaging Engineers to develop standard work for simple repairs.
    • Additionally, procure supporting components; and maintain appropriate levels of bolts, hinges, and dunnage material to support repairs.
  • May rotate to various positions within the Job Function area to perform related activities. 
  • Follows and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work. 

Qualifications

Are you ready to build what matters?  Build More Than Machines. Build a Career. 


Watch our video to see our Athens Team build top-of-the-line excavators and tractors.


https://youtu.be/kEm9yge1fEE  


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-year degree or 3 years of direct experience in Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics or Manufacturing
  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • At least 3 years of manufacturing experience
  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Office Word
  • Intermediate proficiency in SAP
  • Production planning experience
  • SmarTrack system experience
  • Project management experience
  • Inventory control experience
  • Excellent communication skills and able to operate independently. Able to facilitate communication across multiple teams to develop, implement and execute repair schedules

Additional information:  Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants.  This is an hourly position with an entry wage of $23.23/hour in Athens, GA.  No relocation benefits are available.   Hours are M-F, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). 


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


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.




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Job Info

Oct 15, 2020

200005R4

United States