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Materials Requirements Planning Manager - Electrification & Energy Solutions



mossville, il, usa
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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.

We are building the future.

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

Caterpillar’s Electrification & Energy Solutions (E+ES) Division will focus on delivering advanced electrified power train, zero-emissions products/technologies, and the solutions and services associated with these technologies. E+ES’ areas of focus include batteries, fuel cells, motors, inverters, micro grid controllers, charging, energy storage systems, lifecycle solutions/services and integration of components for ePowertrain solutions across industries. This role will have a specific focus on the procurement of material to support the production of battery packs for battery electric machines.

We are looking for top talent to build and scale the next generation of technologies, products, and services to help our customers build a better—more sustainable—world. We need self-motivated, intelligent, and team-oriented individuals to make our plans a reality. Individuals with high emotional intelligence, humility and openness to discovery will thrive in the teams we are building.

Join us!

Job Summary:

The Materials Requirement Planning Manager works within the E&ESD (Electrification and Energy Solutions Division). This position has accountability across both supply chain planning and execution. Incumbent ensures effective control of material requirements to provide material for fulfillment of the facility production schedule and ensure POU availability.

Job Duties and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing and executing the materials requirement strategy for Caterpillar’s E+ES division.

  • To accomplish this task, coordination is required between internal and external process partners.

  • This job requires an understanding and focus on all elements of the supply chain upstream and downstream that will impact Cat’s ability to deliver product on time.

  • Specific focus on production schedule alignment, procurement, NPI programs, material effectivity dates, and distribution of material is essential.

  • This position is accountable to ensuring material is available so that product can be built on time and delivered to our customers per Cat’s commitments.

  • Material availability is crucial to Caterpillar’s development of technology through NTI and NPI programs, supply chain resiliency, and execution of the production build schedule.

Basic Requirements:

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

  • Strong knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management.

  • Ability to use and troubleshoot MRP and related systems.

  • Previous experience providing direct material / scheduling support to a manufacturing facility’s build process.

  • Previous experience / exposure to a “Clean to Build” process.

  • Knowledge and/or experience in material planning / control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, manufacturing operations and supply chain highly desired.

  • Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills.

Top Candidates May Have:

  • Minimum of five years of supply chain or related experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.

  • APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification highly desired.

Additional Information:

  • This position will close on 10/02/2023 at 11:59PM.

  • Travel requirements may be minimal.

  • Domestic relocation assistance is available.

  • Visa Sponsorship is not available.

  • This position is located in Mossville, IL

Employee Benefit Details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final Details:
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.


Relocation is available for this position.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.

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

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