Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: September 25, 2020

Organization: Caterpillar Hodges Casting Products

Location: Greenwood

City: Hodges

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: This is an hourly position with an entry wage of $19.31/hour

Basic Qualifications:
  • 2-year degree or 5+ years of related work experience in Materials Operations, Packaging or Planning.
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
Top Candidates will also have:
  • At least 5 years of manufacturing experience
  • Supply chain experience
  • Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Intermediate proficiency in Material Tracking systems
  • Production planning experience
  • Vendor management experience
Job Description:
While working at Caterpillar Inc., you will work in an environment that supports excellence. You will support your team in efforts of continuous improvement. Under limited direction, performs a variety of logistic support activities in the areas of logistics planning, materials planning, and packaging analysis and other duties as assigned. Typically reports to a supervisor.


Job duties may include:
  • Plan for supplier material deliveries, track information on suppliers including replenishment schedules, and monitor packaging quantities and usage.
  • Prepare inventory reports and determine the quantity and order date for materials needed to meet the master production schedule.
  • Initiate purchase or production requisitions as appropriate.
  • Create and review procedures for distribution and inventory management to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost.
  • Ensures purchased material is ordered, shipped and delivered to meet scheduled build requirements while maintaining appropriate inventory levels.
  • Use of multiple Caterpillar information systems to track and plan for material, inventory, and shipping.
  • May prepare receiving report and note record shortages and damaged materials. Prepares and/or assembles required shipping documents.
  • Investigate and resolve receiving discrepancies and notify appropriate personnel of results or required actions.
  • Analyze product workflow and develops logistics plans that affect production, distribution, and inventory. Creates and reviews procedures for distribution and inventory management.
  • May communicate with suppliers daily to expedite, stop, or change the delivery of materials.
  • May rotate to various positions within the Job Function area to perform related activities.
  • Root cause corrective action
  • Follows and utilizes CPS principles of 5S, Continuous Improvement Idea Reporting, Waste Elimination, and Standard Work.
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Application Process:
Apply on company website. Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants.
Employer Address:

108 Corporate Cst
Hodge, SC 29653
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.