Caterpillar, Inc. Transportation Business Solutions Analyst in Morton, Illinois

Transportation Business Solutions Analyst

Description

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The Product Support & Logistics Division currently has an opening for a Transportation Business Solutions Analyst in our Morton, IL facility. The Transportation Business Solutions Analyst is responsible for supporting transformation of visibility and collaboration solutions to international parts from DC’s to dealers. Key activities are not limited but include: 1) designing and implementing modernized technology and process solutions, 2) executing MGPP to maximize opportunities in a timely and affordable way, 3) being responsible for solutions while working with internal and external business partners, 4) participating in workshops with Process Partners to validate and clarify business requirements, 5) execute vision for overall strategy of visibility and collaboration solutions and, 6) communicate overall program effectiveness.

Primary Operational Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the strategy and vision to help drive overall visibility and collaboration with dealers on parts shipments by using modernized technology and process solutions

  • Execute MGPP to continuously improve and get to the next level of performance while staying current with market trends

  • Quickly evaluate and understand market trends or new solutions that could be applied to the current business

  • Drive implementation of project solutions that move the business forward efficiently and quickly

Business Transformation Responsibilities:

  • Lead transformation of international transportation process and in-transit visibility status.

  • Build consensus among stakeholders through various functional areas within and outside Logistics Division for process change

  • Communicate program success and strategy to stakeholders and build momentum for supporting change

  • Define system requirements to modernize the international parts transportation and collaboration process

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5 years of progressively responsible transportation or supply chain/logistics experience

  • Previous project management experience

  • Previous experience in solution design and prototyping and configuration for process workstream

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Previous Sales Force solutions or comparable software experience

  • Strong understanding of, both physical flow and data flow including order fulfillment, exception management, ocean carriers, air carriers, freight forwarders, and Customs brokers

  • Understanding of transportation management programs and technology solutions to maximize performance

  • Commercially aware, astute, and solid business acumen

  • Strong presentation and communication skills

  • Ability to build consensus across multiple functional areas

This position may require travel up to 20% of the time.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Job Transportation

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Morton

Unposting Date: Dec 12, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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

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

Req ID: 18000C1N