Transportation Manager - Global Forwarding (Remote)


Chillicothe, IL, USA Remote

Full time

Jan 13

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What does it mean to live the Caterpillar Experience?

It means you play a part in building a better world. You contribute to a winning culture—a spirit of accountability—that has driven change on every continent for more than 90 years. To work with us is a commitment to improve sustainability, invent for the digital age and innovate in order to bring solutions to millions of people. Sure, you work for Caterpillar. But more importantly, you work for the good of your career, your family, your community and your world.

Caterpillar Remanufacturing

Do you have a passion for helping customers and supporting a sustainable solution? Since 1973, Cat Reman has helped bring the value at the core of every Cat product back to life. Customers look to us to provide a high-quality solution that is good for their business - and promotes sustainability. It's important to us to deliver. Our team is full of industry leaders. Together, following common values, we share a passion for delivering sustainability benefits that help the company contribute to a circular economy. It’s rewarding work, with an inspiring team, where every contribution matters.

As a Transportation Manager (Global Forwarding ) you will manage global material movements for CUESI with responsibility for trade compliance and inventory control. The successful candidate will interact daily with our sales team, dealers and logistics providers and draw on Caterpillar subject matter experts as needed for compliance support. This is a supervisory role.

What you will do:

  • Export complete generator sets to dealers / customers in more than 20 countries
  • Manage material movements supporting production (land, ocean & air)
  • Manage relationships with logistics providers to execute shipments
  • Vet new customers and destinations leveraging Caterpillar subject matter experts to ensure compliance with relevant regulations
  • Own all primary transactional processes, leading changes as appropriate to ensure activity transacts in a timely, accurate and compliant manner
  • Lead inventory accuracy and surplus reviews
  • Lead periodic trade compliance testing and reviews assuring ongoing compliance

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with international shipping and logistics
  • Experience collaborating across teams
  • Working knowledge of trade compliance
  • Strong communication skills
  • 4-year degree

Top Candidates Have:

  • Work experience with freight forwarder or third-party logistics provider
  • Experience supporting a sales organization, fulfilling customer shipments
  • Experience collaborating across business units or with outside parties
  • Bachelor’s or advanced business-related degree
  • Spanish language skills

What You Will Get

You will experience managing all transaction flows for a global business. The role owns all key transactional processes, providing you a foundation opening multiple paths as you develop your career in Caterpillar.

Compensation & Benefits

Base salary for this role ranges from $91,896.00 to $137,844.00. Actual salary will be based on experience.

STIP: Salary Grade 21 at 12%, subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines.

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)
  • Strong community involvement
  • Career development

Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

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


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

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