Location: Champaign, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2020
We have two full-time openings with benefits, these benefits include 401(k) with up to 6% matching, Life, Health, Employee Assistance Program, Vision and Dental Insurance, and several other employee discount programs.
The Caterpillar Product Support and Logistics Division has an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Associate Team Leader, located in Champaign, IL.
As a Warehouse Associate Team Leader at Caterpillar, you will assist the Supervisor/Foreman in coordinating workflow, promoting cooperative team relationships, establishing daily priorities, etc., and you will also be performing various warehousing functions at a CLS warehouse/distribution facility.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Promoting cooperative team relationships
Actively promoting safe work practices and procedures
Establishing daily priorities, providing feedback to supervisory team on Associate performance
Performing and/or coordinating the training of Associates on work techniques and promoting continuous improvement.
Assists the Supervisor/Foreman in: performing the material handling and warehousing functions required in inbound, outbound and other operational functions.
Working from a variety of source documents to verify quantities, count parts, fill orders, package parts, etc.
Using machines for weighing, banding, wrapping, packaging, stenciling, etc.
Maintaining related records or reports as required and resolving discrepancies where needed
Operating computer terminals to access and update information for receiving, counting, and order processing
Performing and assigning housekeeping functions; using mobile equipment as required facilitating job functions
Reporting defects and need for repairs on mobile equipment by following safety procedures
Assisting the Warehouse Associates in resolving various work related issues.
Safety related Duties
Deliver training to new hires and existing employees on safety and onboarding materials
Deliver training in the ‘Simulated Work Environment’ to support new hires and existing employees
Manage Safety Continuous Improvement (CI) Cards: review ideas and solutions with the originator and the respective supervisors
Heavy involvement with incident reports. (Investigations, assisting with writing reports, post incident follow ups etc.)
Equipment training & Retraining (refresher)
Being the eyes on the floor and stopping to fix safety infractionS
Involvement in huddle examples (Demonstrations on how to properly handle pallet, three points of contact, Halo rule, Safety Stand downs, etc.)
Touch points with new hires on questions, Safe Job Procedure (SJP) review, initial safety walk review (Shelters, Fire Ext, Take cover)
Standard Work revisions
Safety recognition thumbs up
Manage required safety training classes and deliver content
Daily PID discussion with Execution Section Managers
Quality related duties
Ensure quality gate(s) are being used per established process. Be visibly present on the floor
Train associates on BIQ (Built in quality) gate processes
Take ownership of documenting all defects for each gate (Check in, Storage, Pull, Schedules, Kitting, other areas as needed)
Research defects and their validity
Log all defects into BIQ logs
Assist with defect RCCA’s (Root cause corrective actions)
Assign owners to all logged defects
Spend time at each gate daily to ensure the process is being followed properly
Assist team leads and section managers as needed in coordinating activities of quality gate(s)
Other related job duties as needed
6 months plus of warehouse and/or order filling experience
Ability to frequently lift and carry material weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15 to 30 minutes
Ability to read/write and interpret documents
Ability to perform a variety of record keeping and reporting functions
Top Candidates Will Also Have
Ability to work independently on a computer and basic software systems (ie Microsoft Office Suite)
Prior knowledge of various warehouse management systems
Ability to perform tasks in a fast paced team environment
Prior experience in a front line leadership role
Prior experience with Material Tracking System (MTS) transactions
Strong Troubleshooting Skills
Position is for 1st OR 3rd Shift (Evenings)
Position is located in Champaign, IL. No relocation package is available.
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. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers