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Supply Chain Planning Engineer

Location: Wujiang, JS, China
Date Posted: Apr 7, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2021

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Description

Career Area:

Logistics

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE:

A logistics Engineer is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of all related logistics processes, machinery & equipment, storage concepts, among other things for Cat Parts or Integrated Logistics Services projects.  This position is located in ¬¬¬¬various facilities and reports to the logistics engineering supervisor responsible for this area.  Also develops the packaging plan and works with key groups to ensure material is presented to the line properly. This position designs and develops standard work to improve packaging and containerization for material from the source of supply to the point of use, leveraging the Corporate Container Program and Global Transportation processes.

JOB DUTIES:

The job duties of a Logistics Engineer are to design and implement successful logistics solutions.  To be successful, a Logistics Engineer must utilize technical skills and soft skills described below.  

The technical skills are defined in 7 key skills:  data purification & analysis; warehouse storage design & manufacturing point-of-use (POU) design; machinery & equipment design and procurement; workforce & equipment planning; logistics process design; inventory transfer & rearrangement planning; and integrating supply chain knowledge into warehouse design.  In addition, it is expected that Logistics Engineer is aware of the local WMS system and can integrate this into the overall design of the facility.  A Logistics Engineer is expected to be proficient in a few areas. 

In addition to technical skills, a Logistics Engineer  must demonstrate marginal skill levels of the following values based competencies (VBCs):  integrity & trust; building inclusive relationships; customer focus; problem solving; priority setting; and dealing with uncertainty. 

Background/Experience (Required):

  • College degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time throughout the year, with some months in excess of that. 
  • Be proficient in English as well as the local language where the engineer is based.
  • CAD or other similar electronic drafting experience is required.

Background/Experience (Desired):

•Some related experience, preferably in warehouse operations, supply chain, or manufacturing or Packaging

•Strong PC Skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, &Pro E)

•College degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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Job Info

Apr 7, 2021

R0000027373

China


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