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Logistics Support 2 - 1st Shift (Sanford, NC)

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Location: Sanford, NC, United States
Date Posted: Nov 29, 2020

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Job Description

Description

Summary: Responsible for resolving issues and follow-up on purchase orders and resolve allocated grief issues. Be a part of a team responsible for collaborating with suppliers to ensure material availability in a high pace manufacturing environment. Accountable for managing and analyzing $1M-$8M of inventory for opportunities to eliminate waste and optimize inventory. Collaborate with cross-functional project teams to achieve inventory objectives.


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resolving all grief issues

  • Determining necessary action needed to successfully correct the problem

  • Making numerous contacts by phone, fax or email, to all parties involved in order to enter shipments and final receipts

  • Following up on orders not received per customer's request

  • Communicating with customer regarding status of order

  • Performing order revisions as necessary, including price adjustments, changing/adding schedules, opening/closing purchase orders, etc.

  • Analyzing and confirming the correctness of customer orders

  • Performing the setup of new supplier and customer information

  • Analyzing sources, verifying, and processing orders, and Serving as a specialist within the group and providing interpretation and problem-solving advice to others inside and outside of the department.
Typical Day: 
 

  • Review various reports and metrics to identify potential issues or opportunities.
  • Determine necessary actions needed to successfully correct the problem.
  • Communicating to all parties regarding status of order via contacts in person, by phone, or email.
  • Performing order revisions as necessary, including changing/adding schedules, opening/closing purchase orders, etc.
  • Serving as a specialist within the group and providing interpretation and problem-solving advice to others inside and outside of the department.

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

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:


4 yr BA/BS degree, 2 yr associates degree, or 5+ years of relevant, job-related experience.


Top Candidates will also have:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience required. Knowledge of various purchasing and MRP systems.
  • Experience in adhering to guidelines and/or procedures. 
  • Ability to collect and filter information to achieve optimal decisions using critical thinking.
  • Quickly and accurately recall the specifics to situations. 
  • Communicate effectively with succinct, but detailed emails; clear, accurate message over the phone or short sheet meetings.
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to resolve problems.
Other desired skills:

  • Displays discipline and independent workload management.
  • Work under pressure and react professionally by handling stress productively and upholding ethical standards.
  • Have strong teamwork by being willing to help others and be open for receiving guidance.
  • Have a willingness to improve performance using new techniques/insights and learning from own and others’ mistakes.
  • Be dependable and reliable to complete tasks with priority with little guidance, successfully and repeatedly.

 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


 

 

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Job Info

Nov 29, 2020

2000073J

United States