Company Name: Caterpillar
Job Title: Transportation Analyst
Job Number: 160007I1
Experience: 3-5 years
Scope, design, operate, day-to-day services and implement transportation service solutions. Coordinate problem resolution with Caterpillar facilities and approved Service Providers with regards to transportation services. Identify, develop and administer the implementation of improved transportation methods that support Caterpillar's cost and service objectives and goals, to ensure best results for Caterpillar and Cat Dealer organizations. Incumbent identifies, develops, leads and executes the implementation of transportation projects that support Caterpillar's cost and service objectives, to ensure best results for Caterpillar.
Identifies, investigates, and resolves problems with shipments to ensure accurate and on-time delivery to facilities, and develops initiatives to improve service and lower cost. Manages the performance of these Service Providers through Key Performance Indicators to meet cost and service performance expectations from Caterpillar facilities, Suppliers and Distribution Centers. Identifies, analyzes, develops and implements improved transportation methods that support Caterpillar's quality, velocity and cost objectives.
Coordinates impact analysis and implementation of cost effective solutions with Providers. To coordinate and provide expertise for various GSND Logistics regional and global transportation modeling and management projects to support internal and external Clients.
Requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Transportation and/or Logistics.
APICS certification (CSCP/CPIM) would be desirable but not a must.
The position requires experience in and/or equivalent knowledge of various Operating, Distribution, Transportation, Contracting, and Traffic in Supply Chain Logistics.
A working knowledge of a rate management systems and/or procurement tools such as Pelyco and/or GT Nexus or Paralegal skills are desired.
Strong understanding of international supply chain, both physical flow and data flow including ocean carriers, air carriers, truck carriers, rail carrier’s, freight forwarders, and Customs brokers. Some level of working knowledge on Trade Compliance is an advantage.
Jobholder must have strong analytical skills to identify root causes and savings opportunities.
PC skills are a must – MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, MS Database, SQL and Minitab.
Job Holder must be well organized, a self-motivated and can multitask against multiple deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and change management skills are required to co-ordinate activities and change processes, identify improvements and cost saving ideas with service providers, internal and external Clients.
Fluency in English is required and an additional language would be a benefit.
About Us :
For nearly 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2013 sales and revenues of $55.656 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.
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