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Caterpillar, Inc. Distribution Logistics Analyst in Morton, Illinois

Career Area:

Supply Chain and Logistics

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

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 Distribution Order Analyst.

The Product Support and Logistics Division (PSLD) is one of the most innovative divisions within Caterpillar. In PSLD, as within all of Caterpillar, our priority is our customers and helping them build a better world. We touch nearly every element of the services value stream from procurement to design and manufacturing to distribution. PSLD is responsible for Aftermarket Parts Distribution of Cat Parts, Integrated Logistics, segment Procurement and the design and manufacture of Wear Components (Undercarriage and GET) and Maintenance Components (Seals, Tubes & Hardware, Hose & Couplings, Fluids and Filters).

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. 

Through it all, we are one team (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYIDne7Q5ek&list=PLwAXbfivFg0jmiNqqgFLeQJpRB_i-UVln&index=39) * * – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition. 

Learn more about the Caterpillar Experience .

What You Will Do:

The Distribution Order Analyst will operate as support to the global Cat Parts Direct Ship team to ensure that Cat Parts orders source compliantly and accurately to Direct Ship suppliers.

  • Develop and implement end to end business solutions aligning Direct Ship sourcing processes, systems, and performance while ensuring compliance from supplier to dealer.

  • Lead projects and represent Direct Ship for strategic, expansion, compliance, and enhancement initiatives.

  • Collaborate with many business units, such as Product Groups, Procurement, and Business Resources, to understand global requirements and any restrictions and determine impact to sourcing of Cat Parts

  • As a process owner for the Direct Ship team you will create, implement, and monitor processes (existing and new) and accurately create and maintain associated Program and Process Documentation.

  • Onboard and provide ongoing unique Direct Ship EDI specification support for Direct Ship suppliers, which includes order transmission, ASN and supplier invoice submission. This may include development and training for internal and external contacts.

  • Primary contact point for sourcing and EDI related Direct Ship questions.

  • Coach and provide leadership to co-workers and other employees within Cat Parts on Direct Ship business model.

What You Have (Basic Qualifications)

  • Effective Communications: Ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through written and verbal communication. Strong interpersonal skills and effective listening skills are a key part of this position.

  • Problem Solving: Ability to apply knowledge of problem solving and conflict resolution appropriately to diverse situations by analytical thinking and investigative work. This role will be able to make decisions based on data and facts. Identifies and documents specific problems and resolution alternatives. Examines a specific problem and understands the perspective of each involved stakeholder. Develops alternative techniques for assessing accuracy and relevance of information. Helps to analyze risks and benefits of alternative approaches and obtain decision on resolution. Uses fact-finding techniques and diagnostic tools to identify problems.

  • Planning and Organizing: Knowledge of the process of planning and arranging tasks and resources; ability to plan and organize both time and resources to get things completed while structuring and maintaining work in a systematic and highly methodical way. This role will involve a keen attention to detail and project management leadership skills. Raises awareness of potential bottlenecks and disruptions to the schedule. Ability to multi-task and break tasks into manageable steps that can be incorporated into a personal work plan. Escalates concerns over competing or conflicting priorities. Monitors progress continuously and adjusts tactics for handling situations on a case-by-case basis. Creates action plans that ensure the accomplishment of responsibilities.

What You Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Understanding of the following systems:ANTARES, SPM (SPPE;R/3;CRM/EWM), EDI, SAS, Lognet,CAPS, PartsViz, and POM

  • Proficient in Office 360 Suite; MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, MS Teams.

  • General knowledge of Cat Parts business

Additional Information :

  • Location: Morton, IL (USA)

  • This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Final details

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Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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.

Posting Dates:

February 12, 2024 - February 26, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community (http://flows.beamery.com/caterpillarinc/talcom) .

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.