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1st or 2nd shift Logistics Support (Athens, GA)

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Location: Athens, GA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2021

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Description

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

Caterpillar is looking for candidates that want to build a career. This is a rare opportunity to join the Caterpillar Athens team as a direct hire.  Openings available on 1st and 2nd shift.  Position includes a wage of $16.55/hour, quarterly goal sharing program and a comprehensive benefit program that begins on Day 1. Employees on 2nd shift receive an additional 8%-night shift premium.  Employment includes a 2-week training program. Watch our video to see our Athens Team build top-of-the-line excavators and tractors.

https://youtu.be/kEm9yge1fEE  

Under general supervision, provides logistics support activities including the investigation of grief, analysis of parts and material workflow, and fulfillment of dealer kit requests, analyses on product workflow and development of logistics plans and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a Section Manager.

Job duties may include the following:

  • Review supplier shipment histories vs. receiving transactions to identify potential sources of inventory discrepancies
  • Maintain and monitor data for repeat errors and notify appropriate personnel of required actions to eliminate future occurrences
  • Gather data on product and material workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect production, distribution, and inventory
  • Work from a variety of source documents to verify part numbers, part locations and quantities
  • Conduct first line, basic quality assessment of parts for damage and defects
  • Perform Line checker, Receiver and/or Floater functions
  • Depending on job function may investigate and resolve receiving discrepancies appropriate personnel of results or required actions.
  • Review aged open shipments and alerts, receiving personnel and material planners as appropriate to resolve or eliminate inventory discrepancies
  • Ensures grief and receiving processes and procedures are updated and communicated
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have Logistics/Warehouse experience
  • Must have Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Office applications

Physical requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry material weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15 to 30 minutes
  • Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures
  • Walk, squat and bend over for intervals of 15-30 minutes

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in SAP software
  • Forklift experience
  • Inventory control experience
  • An understanding of Logistics facility and Excavator/Tractor Product Line
  • Intermediate proficiency in functional areas of logistics such as: Inventory Management, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, Storeroom Operations and Transportation
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to lead a diverse group of people
  • Good attendance, excellent customer service focus, and the ability to handle stress and often work at an urgent pace
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Initiative, good analytical and organizational skill

Additional information: Resumes are encouraged for all applicants. This is a rare opportunity to join the Caterpillar Athens team as a direct hire.  Openings available on 1st and 2nd shift.  Position includes a wage of $16.55/hour, quarterly goal sharing program and a comprehensive benefit program that begins on Day 1. Employees on 2nd shift receive an additional 8%-night shift premium (i.e. $17.87/hour).

Summary

JOB Logistics Support I JOB PURPOSE Under general supervision, provides logistics support activities including the investigation of grief, analysis of parts and material workflow, and fulfillment of dealer kit requests, analyses on product workflow and development of logistics plans and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a supervisor. JOB FUNCTIONS Grief Analyst, Logistics Analyst, Kit Analyst, ASN/MRC Coordinator WORK LOCATION BCP Athens, Clayton and Sanford WORK ENVIRONMENT Shop Floor / Office PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods; Ability to perform repetitive operations; Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT -and/or- EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT SALARY GRADE T61 JOB CODE 181B COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, JOB DUTIES & BEHAVIORS JOB Logistics Support I JOB PURPOSE Under general supervision, provides logistics support activities including the investigation of grief, analysis of parts and material workflow, and fulfillment of dealer kit requests and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a supervisor. JOB FUNCTIONS Grief Analyst, Logistics Analyst, Kit Analyst, ASN/MSC Coordinator Competency / Skill Job Duty & Behavior Ability to Follow Standard Work • 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. Data Interpretation and Reporting • Job duties may include the following: o Review supplier shipment histories vs. receiving transactions to identify potential sources of inventory discrepancies. o Maintain and monitor data for repeat errors and notify appropriate personnel of required actions to eliminate future occurrences. o Gather data on product and material workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect production, distribution, and inventory Basic Problem Solving • Depending on job function may investigate and resolve receiving discrepancies and notify appropriate personnel of results or required actions. • Review aged open shipments and alerts, receiving personnel and material planners as appropriate to resolve or eliminate inventory discrepancies. Effective Communication • Ensures grief and receiving processes and procedures are updated and communicated. This Job Description is intended as a general guide to job duties for this position and is intended for the purpose of establishing the specific salary grade. It is expressly not intended to be a comprehensive list of “essential job functions” as that term is defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act.
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Job Info

Feb 24, 2021

R0000014326

United States


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