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Caterpillar, Inc. Material Requirement Planning Analyst in Batam, United States

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Materials matter here. So do you.

For every new road or bridge that connects people and enables commerce, there was once a fleet of Cat® machines at work—and those machines were once just iron and steel. As a member of our supply chain team, you’ll make sure those raw materials make their way into our factories, where they’re transformed into the products that help build a better world.

As a Material Requirement Planning Analyst at Caterpillar Indonesia Batam, you will be part of Assurance of Supply team to have an opportunity to collaborates with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production in Batam.

You will work with the transportation team, logistic, facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability. You will also ensure alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity. And finally, as assurance of supply team you will work with Asia Pacific Team and all related parties in resolving all invoice griefs accordance to Caterpillar standard.

As the Material Requirement Planning Analyst, you will:

  • Ensure the timely delivery of materials to the facility, collaborating with suppliers to coordinate deliveries, shipping schedules and work schedules to meet facility production plans. Using supplier collaboration technologies, collaborates with suppliers and operations to plan delivery of material for production.

  • Actively collaborates with suppliers to perform root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues. This work may require planning for alternate manufacturing methods and requires the ability to communicate effectively across multiple functions both in and outside of the company.

  • Analyses established parts schedules and production requirements, converting requirements into appropriate piece parts, requisitioning the materials, regulating inventory levels and issuing work orders.

  • Works closely with facility supply chain planning resources to proactively address material requirements changes resulting from new product introduction and engineering / product change control. Analyze engineering releases for changes and/or new releases and coordinates effective release dates to provide an efficient depletion of related existing stock items.

  • Manage and performs supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components.

  • Works with facility supply chain performance resources to implement supplier improvements based on supplier performance metrics.

  • Perform work to improve point of use material availability and may provide root cause analysis and corrective actions to improve material availability and point of use availability.

  • Provides Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning, and actively supports facility Sales and Operations Planning.

The successful candidate must bring:

  • Requires basic work skills and familiarity with an office environment.

  • Fluent in English and effective communicator, in written and oral form.

  • College or university degree or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering.

  • One to two years of job-related experience.

  • Experience in using SAP.

  • Frequent contact with people outside work group to give or obtain information.

Top candidates will also bring:

  • Knowledge of standard supply chain systems.

  • Strong team player in order to be effective in deploying supply chain improvements as part of a team.

  • 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.

Additional Information

Shift: Regular Full Time 7.00 AM - 3.45 PM

Work location: Batam, Kepulauan Riau

You will work both in office and manufacturing shop-floor environment.

Relocation is available for this position.

Employee Benefit Details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just a salaried wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides benefits (medical, dental, vision, pension, and accident & life insurance) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Final Details

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It is important to keep in mind that during the application process, Caterpillar Inc. will never request money (e.g., for ‘visa fees,’ taxes, a percentage of travel expenses). We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment from people claiming to work for or be affiliated with Caterpillar Inc.

Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.