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Logistics Coordinator II - 1st Shift - San Antonio, TX



San Antonio, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

About IPSD

Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) designs, tests and manufactures 0.5 to 18L engines that not only power Caterpillar machines, but also power over 5000 other applications including Marine, Petroleum, Industrial Applications, Electric Generators, and Locomotives. Caterpillar’s company strategy includes sustainability as one of four focus areas and IPSD is engaged and actively preparing green energy solutions for the future.

Job Summary:

Are you ready to play a crucial role in a dynamic team at Caterpillar in San Antonio, Texas? As a Logistics Coordinator II, you’ll be at the heart of our logistics operations, supporting the team in ensuring smooth shipping and receiving processes. Your key responsibilities will include accurately recording and processing inventory adjustments using our state-of-the-art tools and software, all while maintaining a safe work environment.

In this exciting role, you will report to section managers and collaborate across various departments to meet both customer and company demands. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity where your contributions directly impact our success, join us and be a part of Caterpillar’s continued growth and excellence in logistics!

What you will do:

  • Pick and tag materials according to ordered quantities

  • Load and unload inventory into trucks

  • Perform SAP transactions

  • Utilize SAP knowledge for daily tasks

  • Assist with inventory management and accuracy

  • Generate and close IPLs and miscellaneous IPLs as needed

  • Operate assigned powered industrial trucks in your area

  • Fill in for other team members as required

  • Train new team members as needed

  • Complete necessary activities to ship and receive products

  • Be responsible for functional area PQVC metrics

  • Follow facility safety policies

  • Ship and receive parts

  • Verify invoices to ensure inventory accuracy

  • Ensure that materials received and delivered are free from quality defects

  • Re-pack and arrange parts for warehouse storage or delivery to the assembly area

  • Operate PIT equipment (e.g., tuggers, pack mules, sit-down forklifts, stand-up forklifts) to move materials within the facility

  • Submit and assist with the resolution of CPS Continuous Improvement cards

  • Follow standard operating procedures and area-specific work instructions

  • Provide information to supervisors and managers about processes within the assigned area

  • Perform all other duties as assigned

What you will have:

  • Experience in operating a sit-down forklift

  • Intermediate computer skills

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English

  • Ability to research inventory, locate material, and perform inventory transactions

  • Ability to confidently perform a defect walk back, familiar with facility layout, and can reconcile inventory tracking system

  • Ability to read pick lists, comprehension of the concepts of standard work.

  • Ability to perform transactional data entries in accordance with standard work.

What would make you a top candidate:

  • Strong customer service/contact experience, communication, multi-tasking, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in logistics/supply chain

  • Capable of working independently

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skill

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time

  • Ability to perform repetitive operations

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

We are committed to ensuring a supportive and accommodating work environment for all employees. Please advise of any reasonable accommodation requests to facilitate your ability to perform the job’s essential functions.

Additional Requirements:

  • Resumes are highly encouraged

  • Former Caterpillar employees must meet rehire eligibility guidelines for consideration

Additional Information:

  • $18.50 per hour starting payrate

  • Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

  • Overtime required, as business needs

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K)

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

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 www.Caterpillar.com/Careers.

About Caterpillar

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we have been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

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Posting Dates:

May 29, 2024 - June 12, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

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