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Distribution Supervisor 2nd Shift York, PA

Location York, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000134121

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Job Description:

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 Distribution Supervisor supporting our business.  

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 & Maintenance Components, e.g., Steel Products (Undercarriage and GET) and Specialty Products (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.    

Learn more about the Caterpillar Experience  

As a Distribution Supervisor, you will supervise hourly personnel in the receipt, processing, packaging, storage, order filling and shipment of parts to Caterpillar dealers, Distribution Centers and Regional Distribution Centers to support the end users of Caterpillar equipment.  

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:   

  • Must have strong organizational / planning skills and ability to effectively prioritize tasks to provide maximum benefit from available resources. The overall goal is to ensure efficient material movements with a “Safety First” mind set while maintaining a high level of quality and productivity.   

  • Ensuring parts inventory is received, processed, and stored in a safe, efficient, and timely manner   

  • Assisting office personnel to complete order processing by providing data on orders in process and resolving grief associated with orders  

  • Responding to dealer calls and providing necessary information and assistance with completing orders  

  • Contributing to the development of an effective work force by assigning, directing, and motivating employees to meet objectives    

  • Knowledge and experience deploying continuous improvement tools such as 5S, KanBan, Six Sigma, and Lean by improving material delivery methods and increasing manpower efficiencies   

  • Maintaining high employee morale by ensuring basic elements of work discipline are delivered  

  • Contributing to the overall team productivity by taking ownership of the process and performing assigned tasks, normally performed by subordinates. (ex: filling orders, packing orders, or storing receipts, etc.)  

  • Demonstrated skills in personal leadership, teambuilding, effective communication, and people development   

  • Experience with Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) and troubleshooting issues   

Additional Information:   

  • This position does not offer relocation  

  • This position requires 10% or less travel.  

  • This is a 2nd shift position with the inbound processing center 

  • Flexible schedule, weekends, and supervising multiple shifts may be required 

  • Starting pay for this role is $62,000 annually - based on experience  

  • Annual bonus structure 

  • As a Caterpillar employee you may have the opportunity for a yearly bonus, and we offer a competitive Total Rewards package. 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • 2-year college degree, currently working towards a degree, OR 1+ years of leadership experience 

  • Minimum 1-year experience in at least one of the following: warehousing operations, parts ordering and/or inventory management  

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and ability to develop and analyze reports is required 

  • Working knowledge computer management systems such as SAP WMS operating system, Exacta, and Autostore material handling system    

Top Candidates Will Also Have:   

  • Bachelor's degree  

  • 6 Sigma experience, green belt  

  • Previous experience in a supervisor/team lead role  

  • Working Knowledge of Business Objects and other Analytics tools are preferred, but not required   

  • Previous experience with various purchasing and materials systems, receiving report processing, and state and federal shipping regulations  

  • Good communication, interpersonal, organizational and collaboration skills  

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website .  #Li 

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

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

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