Friday , March 1 2024

Caterpillar Applications – Warehouse Associate Team Lead

Website Caterpillar

Job Description:

To assist the Section Manager in leading Team members, coordinating and delegating workflow and overseeing day to day operation of area; promoting cooperative team relationships, establishing and modifying priorities, gathering metrics, generating reports, overseeing work for multiple job classifications, etc. Occasionally performing various warehousing functions at a Caterpillar warehouse/distribution facility. Additionally, daily safety and quality responsibilities are expected.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver training in the ‘Simulated Work Environment’ to support new hires and existing employees
  • Coordinate with logistics and external carriers to set up expedited shipments
  • Take ownership of documenting all defects for each gate (Check in, Storage, Pull, Schedules, Kitting, other areas as needed)
  • Deliver training to new hires and existing employees on safety and onboarding materials
  • Manage Safety Continuous Improvement (CI) Cards: review ideas and solutions with the originator and the respective supervisors
  • Train associates on BIQ (Built in quality) gate processes
  • Lead meetings with multifunctional team to track performance and drive results
  • Ensure quality gate(s) are being used per established process. Be visibly present on the floor
  • Interface with customer and coordinate voice of customer to logistics team to improve processes

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in mathematical and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of record keeping and reporting functions
  • Ability to read/write and interpret documents
  • Good attendance record
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry material weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15 to 30 minutes
  • 6 months to 1 year warehouse and/or order filling experience
  • Working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point, and Access
  • Willingness to deliver training to new hires and existing employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrated Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Ability to perform tasks in a fast-paced team environment
  • Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing or logistics operation
  • Prior experience with Material Tracking System (MTS) transactions
  • Ability to work independently on a computer and basic software systems (ie Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Prior experience in a front-line leadership role
  • Prior knowledge of various warehouse management systems
  • Strong Troubleshooting Skills

Job Details:

Company: Caterpillar

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Champaign, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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