Logistics Engineer 4
Career Area:Supply Chain and Logistics
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At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Logistics Engineer 4 in Morton, IL.
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– creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.
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The Logistics Engineer is responsible for leading or supporting the proposal, design, and implementation of all related logistics processes, machinery & equipment, warehouse automation, storage concepts, among other things for Cat Parts or Integrated Logistics Services (ILS) projects. This position is based in Morton, IL and reports to the ILS Engineering manager for the Americas region.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
-Design and implement successful logistics solutions by being responsible for the following areas:
- Data purification & analysis
- warehouse storage design & manufacturing point-of-use (POU) design
- machinery & equipment design and procurement
- workforce & equipment planning
- logistics process design
- inventory transfer & rearrangement planning
- integrating supply chain knowledge into warehouse design
-Engineer & implement solutions to reduce safety risks
-Manage ongoing planning and execution of consolidation in support of the material flow plan
-Define short- & long-term actions to address capacity constraints including load consolidation, move low volume inventory off site, define min/max for ASRS inventory
-Manage the installation of racking at offsites
-Document layouts and proposed changes in AutoCAD
-Execute capital purchases requires to implement solutions defined by lead engineer projects
-Be knowledgeable about the local warehouse management system (WMS) and can integrate this into the overall design of the facility
Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
Logistics Management: Knowledge of logistics and management; ability to follow proper processes and run operations for effective and efficient movement of materials and finished products.
Materials Handling and Management: Knowledge of material handling and management in plants; ability to perform, monitor and improve processes related to storage, transportation and handling of raw and hazardous materials.
Collaborating: Knowledge of collaborative techniques; ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Lean Manufacturing: Knowledge of the philosophy, principles and implementation approaches of lean manufacturing; ability to integrate and implement lean manufacturing philosophy into existing production and management processes.
Top Candidates will also have:
Bachelor's degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering
Project management experience
This position is located in Morton, IL and may provide domestic relocation
There is up to 25% expected travel associated with this position
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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 atwww.caterpillar.com/careers. #Li
Posting Dates:February 12, 2024 - February 26, 2024
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.
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