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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Supply Chain Planning Analyst 1

Location East Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000136631

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

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 Description

As a Supply Chain Planning Analyst with Caterpillar, in this role you will assist in many of the day-to-day activities as well as participating with facility teams to develop material flow plans and pull material replenishment plans, to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets.

Job Duties

  • Performing tasks to improve inbound material flow

  • Participating/leading continuous improvement projects 

  • Investigating root cause and performing corrective actions to resolve material issues

  • Providing tactical management of inventory levels and supporting daily operations

  • Working with cross functional teams including but not limited to engineering, operations, logistics, warehouse, purchasing

  • Resolving grief reports and proactive demand planning

  • Supplier recovery planning

  • Freight cost management

  • Supplier relationship management

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of progressive responsibility with experience in supply chain, manufacturing or logistics, is required

  • Knowledge of standard supply chain systems. 

  • Must be a team player and able to work with other cross functional teams to obtain common goals

  • Must possess understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge.

  • Ability to analyze business conditions and situations during deployment needed to minimize disruption to daily requirements.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and negotiation skills to drive common supply chain processes across multiple departments within a business division.

Top candidates will also have

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Business

  • Experience and knowledge of complex lean concepts and tools

  • A background in Supply Chain, Manufacturing / Operations, Inventory Management, Material Requirements Planning, Demand Management and/or Logistics is desired.

Additional Information

  • This position will close on 6/29/2022 at 11:59 pm. 

  • The location for this position (on-site) is East Peoria, IL 

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position. 

  • This position may require less than 10% travel 

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

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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 at .


Relocation is available for this position.

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