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Caterpillar, Inc. Logistics Engineer in Belfast, United States

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Job Title: Logistics Engineer

Salary : £30,000-£37,000 p/a

STIP Bonus: up to 10%

Contract Type :12 months Fixed Term Contract (possible future permanent opportunities)

Location: Springvale, Belfast

Sponsorship/Relocation : Not Available

Contributory pension scheme - Caterpillar will double the employee's contribution Up to 6%

Contributory share scheme - Caterpillar will matched 50% of the employee's contribution

Caterpillar Hight Street Discounts

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.

Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in energy and transportation, construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform

to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment,

help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

We build what matters!

What matters most to you? Is it being part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!

What will Caterpillar do for you?

From day one, you’re set up to thrive at Caterpillar: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company.

The successful Logistics Engineer will be responsible for supporting the design and implementation of all related logistics processes, machinery & equipment, storage concepts, Point of Use Design among other processes for our Integrated Logistics projects.

Job Duties include:

  • Design and implement successful logistics solutions, utilizing technical and soft 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

  • Integrating supply chain knowledge into warehouse design.

  • Use of the WMS and integrating this into the overall design of processes.

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

  • Although the requirements above describe most of the responsibilities, due to the breadth of issues that arise on projects, it is sometimes expected that a Logistics Engineer take on other responsibilities outside of this job description.

  • Implementing and sustaining significant improvements in internal logistics

  • Driving continuous improvements

  • Analysing material flow, creating process maps, and warehouse layout designs

  • Work with manufacturing engineers to trial new concepts of material delivery

  • Work with quality assurance to maximise handling efficiency whilst maintaining product quality

Essential Criteria:

  • University degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related subject. Candidates with lesser or no qualifications should have significantly more experience in a logistics or manufacturing engineering environment

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience as logistics engineer or manufacturing engineer

  • Strong PC Skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, & AutoCAD)

  • Knowledge in a warehouse management system e.g. SAP

  • Implementation of kitting solutions with manufacturing environments

  • Point of Use Design in an industrial Assembly environment

  • Plan for Every Part (PFEP)

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

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.