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Supply Chain Planning Analyst 2

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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2020

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Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world - making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.  With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed.  The company principally operates through three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation - and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.  For more information, visit  To connect on social media, visit

As a Supply Chain Planning Analyst on the KK Material Planning team, you perform both operational and tactical work to meet plant material deliverables. You will be responsible for building relationships with your supply base, managing the procurement of Purchase Finished Material from the worldwide supply base, working with supply base to deliver parts on time.


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

* Performing tasks to improve inbound material flow

* Participating/leading continuous improvement projects 

* Investigating root cause and performing corrective actions to resolve material issues

* Providing tactical management of inventory levels and supporting daily operations

* Working with cross functional teams including but not limited to engineering, operations, logistics, warehouse, purchasing

* Resolving grief reports and proactive demand planning

* Supplier recovery planning

* Freight cost management

* Supplier relationship management


Basic Qualifications:

* Knowledge of standard supply chain systems. 

* Must possess strong collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively work across functions to perform work deploying supply chain improvements.

* Requires strong problem-solving skills

* Must be a team player and able to work with other cross functional teams to obtain common goals

* Must possess understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge.

* Ability to analyze business conditions and situations during deployment needed to minimize disruption to daily requirements.

* College or University Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

* APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Additional Information:
* The location for this position is East Peoria, IL
* Relocation assistance is not available for this position
* This position may require up to 10% travel
* This posting will close on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 11:59pm Central Time

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

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

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Nov 24, 2020


United States