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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Logistics Planning Analyst



IT, Operations
East Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Career Area:

Supply Chain and Logistics

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.

As a Logistics Planning Analyst at the Peoria Proving Grounds (PPG), you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of our instrumentation assets. You will manage a variety of measurement devices and tools, ensuring their ISO compliance, traceability, and calibration. This position involves coordinating the preparation and return of instruments for testing, maintaining inventory levels, and overseeing the procurement and repair of equipment. Additionally, you will collaborate with the software development team to enhance our database systems. This role offers dynamic work environment where your meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills will directly contribute to the success of our testing operations.

What You Will Do:

  • Manage the ISO compliance, traceability, and calibration status of all instrumentation assets.
  • Oversee the preparation, inventory management, and return of instruments used in testing.
  • Coordinate procurement, repair, and calibration of instrumentation tools, including obtaining quotes and submitting requests.
  • Collaborate with the software development team to improve instrumentation database systems.
  • Communicate with other instrumentation cribs and teams to ensure efficient inventory management and operational coordination.

What You Have (Basic Qualifications):

  • Fundamental knowledge of computers and database usage. Mechanical and electrical aptitude to grow instrumentation knowledge.
  • Good interpersonal skills through phone, email, and in-person interactions. Detail-oriented personality, good organizational skills to manage physical assets, time management skills to simultaneously manage a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to problem solve and use different approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations.

Top Candidates Will Have:

  • Working knowledge of Caterpillar VM software, asset management and database experience, familiarity with measurement devices.
  • Experience in inventory management; ability to effectively manage organization's materials, commodities, merchandises, or products.

Additional Info:

  • Location: Peoria Proving Grounds (Washington, IL)
  • Limited domestic travel is expected.
  • Domestic relocation is not available for this role.
  • ISE assignments are not available.
  • Visa sponsorship is not available.

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 a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

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

About Caterpillar:

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.


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.

Posting Dates:

June 26, 2024 - July 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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