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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Senior Procurement Solutions Professional



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

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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.

Your Work Shapes the World

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.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.

Job Summary:

Supports the execution of designing, developing, deploying, and monitoring supply chain due diligence capabilities to provide business solutions that are globally effective & applicable.

What You Will Do:

  • Support procurement in the management of supply chain product compliance and ensure products are in accordance with global compliance requirements, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), Conflict Minerals, REACH, SVHC, California Prop 65, etc.
  • Support Corporate Product Regulatory Data Collection roadmap
  • Embed compliance, recording and declarations into existing processes and tools (portal, SharePoint, SAP, gate models, etc.) as available.
  • Collaborate on technology initiatives and work in a global environment: Regulatory Operations often works in a global environment with colleagues from various functional teams. Collaborating on technology initiatives, such as implementing new systems or upgrades, requires effective leadership skills to drive the project and ensure successful implementation.
  • Supports the execution of designing, developing, deploying, and monitoring procurement capabilities to provide business solutions that are globally effective & applicable.
  • Leading projects associated with lean processes, global market understanding, tools, and systems.
  • Designs and develops solutions, collaborates with senior stakeholders and business users to collect VOB/VOC, business requirements, and prepares implementation plans for successful deployment.
  • Contributes to strategic initiatives such as the development of standardized best practices, offerings, services, and development of associated tools & training.
  • Serves as the lead technical representative for a respective discipline and will work directly with a wide range of procurement / enterprise representatives, including presenting recommendations to senior leaders.

Education Requirement:

4-year Bachelor’s Degree in related field

What Skills You Will Have:

Business Process Improvement:

Gathers data for use in the analysis of business processes.

Illustrates problems, opportunities, and methods for improving existing business processes.

Suggests ways to reduce variation and/or waste in processes.

Helps evaluate what factors should be addressed in the change program.

Participates in requirements analysis for process changes.

Data Analytics:

Collects required data through various data sources and documents them for evaluating trends and activities.

Assists in preparing charts, graphs, tables, and other tools to represent the results obtained from data analysis.

Ability to research business-related data, analyzes, interprets, and presents findings to management.

Recognizes and assesses problems, opportunities, and methods for improving existing business performance.

Utilizes designated data analysis software to analyze the data.

Effective Communications:

Delivers helpful feedback that focuses on behaviors without offending the recipient.

Listens to feedback without defensiveness and uses it for own communication effectiveness.

Makes oral presentations and writes reports needed for own work.

Procurement Function:

Knowledge of Product Compliance Regulations, Transportation Logistics, Trade Regulations, and Environmental Regulations related to Product, such as UL, CE, IEC, CSA, FCC, RCM, RoHS, REACH, WEEE, NOM, Saber, SABS, C-TPAT, EAR, Full Material Disclosure, etc.

Summarizes the mission, vision, and objectives of the procurement function.

Follows procurement regulations and contract specifications to perform tasks.

Participates in meetings regarding relevant regulatory considerations and agencies of the procurement function.

Implements regular procurement programs, initiatives and issues.

Documents the steps and requirements of the procurement process.

Additional Information

The location for this position is Peoria, IL.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

This position will require less than 10% travel.

What You Will Get:

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 wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Annual incentive bonus plan*
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)

*Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines.

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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.

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media


Posting Dates:

May 28, 2024 - June 11, 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.

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