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Transportation Analyst

Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Apr 8, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 23, 2021

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Career Area:

Purchasing & Procurement

Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Transportation Analyst.

Product Support and Logistics Division

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth. And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.

The role has responsibility for Parts and Components coming in to US manufacturing facilities and distribution centers.

*Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States*

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

  • Coordinates problem resolution with Caterpillar facilities and approved Service Providers (ocean carriers, freight forwarders, truck carriers, etc.) with regards to the transportation network
  • Implements both operational and technological solutions to reduce performance gaps, improve velocity, and reduce costs within the transportation network
  • Deploys case management, work queue, and defect resolution processes to the inbound transportation network
  • Provides analytical insights to leadership and internal customers to generate fact driven solutions
  • Uses tools such as Microsoft Excel, Access, and Visio to drive transportation tracking and process flow improvements

If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled at a 4-year accredited university/college earning a minimum Bachelor’s degree in one of the following degree programs: Business Administration/Business Management with a minor/focus in Supply Chain, Statistics, Math, Logistics, Engineering Management, Industrial Distribution, Industrial Engineering/Technology, Logistics, Manufacturing Systems, Manufacturing Engineering/Technology, Supply Chain Management
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 scale (no rounding)
  • Graduation date between August 2021-August 2022
  • Candidate must currently be participating in a Caterpillar student program

Top candidates will also have:

  • Involvement in leadership, community service, and/or extracurricular activities
  • Relevant coursework and/or projects
  • Previous experience, co-op, or internship in a manufacturing or operations organization
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exhibit of critical thinking, analytical skills, and initiative
  • Demonstrated knowledge of order to delivery, engineering and/or manufacturing principles
  • Familiar with company policies and procedures

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, 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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Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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Job Info

Apr 8, 2021

R0000027994

United States


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