Transportation Analyst - 3rd Shift


Morton, IL, USA

Full time

Jan 24

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At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Transportation Analyst in Morton, IL .

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 .

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

  • Work closely with Shipping and Operations personnel presenting the correct method of shipping parts and machinery. Provide support in the selection of carriers
  • Check and analyze the areas daily progress in answering traffic related problems, processing and shipping urgently needed parts, ensuring import/export orders are shipped according to contract, regulations and company policies, etc.
  • Manage Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) process for all transportation lanes
  • Establish relationships within the multi-modal transportation network while compliant with the Caterpillar Code of Conduct
  • Investigate and resolve delays in routing problems, analyzing recurring problems and recommending or making changes to resolve related problems and improve deliveries
  • Manage jockey service performance metrics and associated yard management process
  • Respond to dealer calls and providing necessary information and assistance to complete orders
  • Daily interaction with various trucking companies and drivers

Basic Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • 1+ year of experience in Operations, Expediting, Purchasing, Traffic and/or Transportation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Knowledge of material flow through Caterpillar facilities
  • Familiarity with Transportation Management and Warehouse Management systems
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel both inside and outside the Company, including suppliers and transportation carriers
  • Display a high degree of personal initiative, accountability, teamwork, and customer focus
  • Cross functional collaboration in multi-shift operations
  • Previous experience interfacing with Caterpillar suppliers/dealers

Additional Information:

  • The working hours for this position are: Sunday - Friday, 11:00pm - 7:30am, with required overtime every third week of the month. Additional overtime may be required due to current business needs
  • This position does not offer relocation
  • This position is located in Morton, IL

Final Details

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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 . #Li

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

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