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Caterpillar, Inc. Logistics Engineer in Jiangsu, China

Logistics Engineer

Description

As a Logistics Engineer, you will manage inbound and outbound logistics management to ensure the timely and efficient receipt and delivery of material to activity points along the material flow path. You will perform activities to ensure material is shipped, received, stored or delivered quickly and efficiently. Additionally, you will provide logistics management, analysis and support of inbound and outbound material flow.

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

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  • Providing support and assistance to business unit or facility groups to resolve transportation issue

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  • Providing overall management of the facility freight expenses, including filing carrier loss and damaged freight claims and monitoring, analyzing and performing root cause corrective actions to resolving freight non-compliance issues

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  • Using the CPS Guiding Principles, leading aggressive continuous improvement efforts to:

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  • Eliminate excess inventory

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  • Manage material to PFEP-defined flowpaths

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  • Provide development, maintenance and support of transportation requirements for the customer, including determining appropriate mode and carrier

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  • Monitor carrier performance, determine root cause and take corrective action

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  • Decrease transportation costs and reduce premium freight expense

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  • Improve carrier quality and container scheduling and availability

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  • Manage and support business unit or facility logistics activities

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

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  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Supply Chain / Logistics or Transportation Management

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  • Extensive material distribution experience;\

  • Knowledge of material handling equipment

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  • Working understanding of the various materials systems and how they interrelate

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  • Capable of working and communicating with a variety of company (all levels) and supplier personnel

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  • Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

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  • CPS Functional Job Role Qualified

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  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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  • Developing and deploying creative / original solutions to complex problems

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  • Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures

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  • Solid product knowledge

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  • College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering

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  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills

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  • Able to work independently with minimal direction

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  • Solid logistics and manufacturing knowledge

Desired Qualifications:

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  • APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification

Job Logistics

Primary Location China-Jiangsu-Xuzhou

Unposting Date: Jun 12, 2019, 10:59:00 AM

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

Req ID: 190003ZD

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