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Material Availability Analyst

Location Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000137496

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Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE:  To perform operational and tactical work to meet plant logistics deliverables.
Facility Receipt / ASN Accuracy – performing 100% to annual corporate target
Daily Inbound Product Volume:  Less than 300 receipts

Working under the direction of Facility Logistics Engineers, ensure material is shipped, received, stored or delivered quickly and efficiently. Perform tasks to improve inbound and outbound material flow.  Using the CPS Guiding Principles, participate in continuous improvement projects:
•Manage material to PFEP-defined (plan for every part) flow paths
•Recommend and deploy material movement using defined transportation options
•React to RCCA (route-cause correction action) process as it relates to carrier performance
•Support efforts to improve carrier quality and container scheduling and availability
•Performs Inventory counts as needed

Investigate root causes and perform corrective action to resolve transportation issues.  File carrier loss and damaged freight claims and monitor, analyze and perform root cause corrective actions to resolve freight non-compliance issues.  

This position maintains service for industrial vehicle repair, responsible for performing all repairs and preventive maintenance for all vehicles plant wide.  Provides tactical management for inventory levels and the daily operations in the major tools and supplies disbursement and tool grinding cribs.  

Schedules supplier deliveries by common carrier and administers returnable container programs. Performs tasks that support carrier collaboration, smooth operation of milk runs, coordination of third party logistics services, plant site material logistics, and managing supermarkets and kitting processes. Responsible for optimizing material flow throughout the plant site, ensuring availability of needed resources, to include operating personnel and material handling equipment, always working to eliminate traffic bottlenecks.  

POSITION IMPACTS:  Incumbent is responsible to achieve PQVC (process, quality, velocity, cost) targets across Safety, POU (point of usage) Availability, Record Accuracy and MRDR (material rejection disposition report) Processing



•College or university degree related to Supply Chain / Logistics, Transportation Management or equivalent experience

•Good analytical and problem-solving skills

•Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills

Top candidates will have:

•Material distribution experience

•Knowledge of material handling equipment

•Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

•CPS (Caterpillar Production SystemFunctional Job Role Qualified
•APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification desired

•Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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