Caterpillar Employment – Operations IT Coordinator

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Job Description:

As an Operations IT Coordinator you will be responsible for managing the operation of automated logistics systems to ensure proper distribution of parts to meet customer requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently assigns work to stations to optimize availability of hourly associates
  • Ensures parts bundles are prioritized and assigned to proper stations based on station availability.
  • Monitors processes and helps determine if processes can be improved upon through experience with AWCS and operations procedures
  • Uses Automated Warehouse Control System (AWCS) to determine which stations are open and ready to receive parts bundles.
  • This position is responsible for assigning parts bundles to Goods to Person stations within the Morton warehouse.
  • Helps determine system requirements and functionality to assist IT in maintaining the system and ensuring operations objectives are achieved.
  • Acts as liaison between the two groups to ensure efficient operation of the system and customer requirements.
  • Contributes to Shipped in Standard, Stored in Standard and Productivity metrics for the Morton facility.
  • Controls and determines which stations parts bundles should be routed to in order to maximize parts distribution.
  • The incumbent works as an interface between Operations and IT to ensure the system works properly.
  • Typical internal customers include the position’s work group and immediate supervisor. The positions primary customers are internal.

Job Requirements:

  • General product knowledge
  • Thorough understanding of logistics operations procedures
  • 1-3 years of experience in material planning, supply chain material handling and logistics, and / or operations desired.
  • Requires a college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Computer skills required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • 6 Sigma or CPS process knowledge
  • Prior experience with SAP

Job Details:

Company: Caterpillar

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Morton, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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