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Distribution Supervisor Alternate Work Shift

Location Morton, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000191682

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Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Distribution Supervisor.

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 Components (Undercarriage and GET) and Maintenance Components (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 and distribution centers to support the end users of Caterpillar equipment. The position is responsible for all personnel issues within team including coaching, mentoring, performance evaluation, and disciplinary action of employees.  

Job duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:   

  • Supervising hourly personnel to ensure safe completion of assigned tasks in accordance with established processes  

  • Providing necessary on the job training while contributing to the development of an effective work force by engaging and mentoring employees  

  • Improving PQVC (People, Quality, Velocity and Cost) metrics by taking ownership of area processes  

  • Planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reviewing work of staff  

  • Leading teams focused on problem resolution and process improvement  

  • Maintaining high employee morale by ensuring established work standards are delivered upon  

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

  • Responding to customer requests and taking actions for issue resolution  

  • Providing training and coaching to correct any unsafe behavior  

  • Ensuring that employees have the proper equipment to perform their jobs safely  

  • Preparing and maintaining necessary paperwork for hourly payroll and attendance records  

  • Conducting grievance meetings with employees and union representatives  

  • Daily review of area performance reports, and performing root cause analysis and taking corrective actions to address performance gaps  

Additional Information:   

  • 1st shift (weekend days) Thurs – Sun 6a-4p 

  • Overtime may be required  

  • No relocation offered for this position  

  • Up to 5% travel may be required  

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in at least one of the following: operations, transportation, logistics planning/engineering, purchasing, parts ordering and/or inventory management  

Top Candidates Will Also Have:   

  • 2-year college degree preferred  

  • Microsoft Office application experience  

  • Experience working with EWM (Extended Warehouse Management)  

  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment  

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-onsite  

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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