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Caterpillar, Inc. Logistics Analyst in China

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Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: To perform operational and tactical work to meet plant logistics deliverables.



Facility Receipt / ASN Accuracy – performing 100% to annual corporate target

Daily Inbound Product Volume: More than 300 receipts


Working under the direction of Facility Logistics Engineers, ensure material is shipped, received, stored or delivered quickly and efficiently. Perform tasks to improve inbound and outbound material flow. Using the CPS Guiding Principles, participate in continuous improvement projects:

•Manage material to PFEP-defined flowpaths

•Recommend and deploy material movement using defined transportation options

•React to RCCA process as it relates to carrier performance

•Support efforts to improve carrier quality and container scheduling and availability

•Performs Inventory counts as needed

Investigate root causes and perform corrective action to resolve transportation issues. File carrier loss and damaged freight claims and monitor, analyze and perform root cause corrective actions to resolve freight non-compliance issues.

This position maintains service for industrial vehicle repair, responsible for performing all repairs and preventive maintenance for all vehicles plant wide. Provides tactical management for inventory levels and the daily operations in the major tools and supplies disbursement and tool grinding cribs.

Schedules supplier deliveries by common carrier and administers returnable container programs. Performs tasks that support carrier collaboration, smooth operation of milk runs, coordination of third party logistics services, plant site material logistics, and managing supermarkets and kitting processes. Responsible for optimizing material flow throughout the plant site, ensuring availability of needed resources, to include operating personnel and material handling equipment, always working to eliminate traffic bottlenecks.

Incumbent services production area needs in off shift hours.

POSITION IMPACTS: Incumbent is responsible to achieve PQVC targets across Safety, POU Availability, Record Accuracy and MRDR Processing


•Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

•CPS Functional Job Role Qualified

•APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification desired

•Good analytical and problem-solving skills

•College or university degree related to Supply Chain, or equivalent experience, is required.

•Minimum of three year of supply chain or related field job experience

•Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills

•Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures

•Experience in Supply Chain / Logistics or Transportation Management

•Material distribution experience

•Knowledge of material handling equipment

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.