Caterpillar, Inc. Warehouse Associate Team Lead in Champaign, Illinois
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
JOB PURPOSE: To assist the Section Manager in leading team members, coordinating and delegating workflow and overseeing day to day operation of area; promoting cooperative team relationships, establishing and modifying priorities, gathering metrics, generating reports, overseeing work for multiple job classifications, etc. Occasionally performing various warehousing functions at a Caterpillar warehouse/distribution facility.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
•Coordinate with logistics and external carriers to set up expedited shipments
•Interface with customer and coordinate voice of customer to logistics team to improve processes
•Lead meetings with multifunctional team to track performance and drive results
•Oversee management of zones through targeting aged inventory, leading reconciliation and investigating root cause
•Regularly lead problem-solving events to drive continuous improvement
•Accountable for tracking quality metrics and meeting Safety, Quality, Velocity and Cost goals
•Lead investigations on customer reported defects, including internal logistics customers
•Occasionally utilizing heavy equipment, reach trucks, sit-down forklifts and overhead cranes
•Occasionally perform material handling and warehousing functions as required
•Work independently with minimal supervision
•Ability to work OT when required
•Lead team meetings guiding daily priorities and change management
•Demonstrating safety excellence and enforcing safety policies and procedures
•Continuously managing training matrix to ensure team flexibility
Essential Job Functions:
•Occasionally lift parts up to 35 pounds individually or 70 pound as team lift
•Occasional bending, reaching and squatting while performing tasks
•Consistent usage of required PPE for task being performed
•Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures
•Standing and/or sitting at a desk while performing tasks
Basic and/or Desired Qualifications may include, but are not limited to:
•Excellent written and verbal communications skills
•Demonstrated proficiency in mathematical and analytical skills
•Working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point, and Access
•Good attendance record
•Ability to maintain accurate and complete records
Top candidates will also have:
•Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing or logistics operation
•Demonstrated Lean Manufacturing experience
This role will be 1st shift at our South facility located on Duncan Road.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.
Caterpillar is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Caterpillar is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age or other legally protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. 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 .
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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