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Caterpillar, Inc. Supply Network Specialist IV in East Peoria, Illinois

Career Area:

Purchasing & Procurement

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World!

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

At Caterpillar, we believe each person is unique and valued, and are committed to ensuring that our workplace is diverse and representative of the many customers we serve around the globe. Different perspectives help us achieve our best work and come together to form a high-performing Caterpillar team that makes positive changes in the communities where we live and work. That’s the Power of Everyone .

Caterpillar Earthmoving products enjoy market leadership due to meeting and exceeding the high level of quality and performance our customers expect. Procurement of critical components is a key driver in maintaining these expectations and we have an excellent opportunity for you to make an impact in this area when you join our Earthmoving Supply Management team as a Supply Network Specialist IV primarily supporting Drivetrain, Undercarriage, Service Parts and Vertical Center team. Additionally, you will perform advanced analytical tasks in support of category management and Construction Industries.

Specifically, in this role you can expect to:

  • Analyze and maintain assigned processes that produce output excellence including procurement and logistics data (ex. Purchase orders, quotations, sourcing strategies, supplier data, QCLDM (Quality Cost Logistics Development Management) and engineered value chains.

  • Build expertise for the assigned process and contribute to continuous improvement efforts.

  • Demonstrate your advanced project management skills in the collection, compilation, assimilation, communication and maintenance of information.

  • Serve as the Construction Industries (CI) Approver, ensuring the parts get to the correct buyer for each business unit in the segment.

To be successful in this role, you must bring (Basic Qualifications) :

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR equivalent work experience (4 years) relevant to this role.

  • At least 3 years of experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering.

  • Must exhibit strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style.

  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills.

  • Intermediate to advanced skill in use of computer software programs including purchasing systems.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

ISE assignment 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 a salary. Because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a yearly bonus.

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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 .

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

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.