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Caterpillar, Inc. Distribution Supervisor 2nd Shift in York, Pennsylvania

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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 Supervisor in York, PA.

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.

As a Distribution Supervisor, you will supervise hourly personnel in the receipt, processing, packaging, storage, order filling and shipment of parts to Caterpillar dealers, Distribution Centers and Regional Distribution Centers to support the end users of Caterpillar equipment.

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

  • Must have strong organizational / planning skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks to provide maximum benefit from available resources. The overall goal is to ensure efficient material movements with a “Safety First” mind set while maintaining a high level of quality and productivity.

  • Ensuring parts inventory is received,processed,and stored in a safe,efficient,and timely manner

  • Assisting office personnel to complete order processing by providing data on orders in process and resolving grief associated with orders

  • Responding to dealer calls and providing necessary information and assistance to complete orders

  • Contributing to the development of an effective work force by assigning,directing,and motivating employees tomeet objectives

  • Knowledge and experience deploying continuous improvement tools such as 5S,KanBan, Six Sigma, and Lean by improving material delivery methods and increasing manpower efficiencies

  • Maintaining high employee morale by ensuring basic elements of work discipline are delivered

  • Contributing to the overall team productivity bytaking ownership of the process andperforming assigned tasks, normally performed by subordinates. (ex:filling orders, packingorders,or storing receipts, etc.)

  • Demonstrated skills in personal leadership, teambuilding,effectivecommunication, and people development

  • Experience with Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) and troubleshooting issues

Additional Information:

  • This position does not offer relocation

  • This position requires 10% or less travel.

  • This isa2ndshift position

  • Flexibleschedule,weekends, and supervising multiple shiftsmay be required

  • Starting pay for this role is $59,000 annually

  • As a Caterpillar employee you may have the opportunity for a yearly bonus, and we offer a competitive Total Rewards package.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-year college degree or currently working towards a bachelor’s degree

  • 1+ years of leadership experience

  • Minimum 1-year experience in at least one of the following: operations, parts ordering and/or inventory management

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and ability to develop and analyze reports is required

  • Working knowledge computer management systems such as SAP WMS operating system, Exacta, andAutostorematerial handling system

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 6 Sigma experience, green belt

  • Previous experience in a supervisor/team lead role

  • Working Knowledge of Business Objects and other Analytics tools are preferred, but not required

  • Previous experience with various purchasing and materials systems, receiving report processing, and state and federal shipping regulations

  • Good communication, interpersonal, organizationaland collaboration skills

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. #Li

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

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

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.