Caterpillar Logistics Engineer in Nuevo Leon, Mexico


The job duties of a Logistics Engineer 2 are to design and implement successful logistics solutions. To

be successful, a Logistics Engineer 2 must utilize technical skills and soft skills described below.

The technical skills are defined in 7 key skills: data purification & analysis; warehouse storage design &

manufacturing point-of-use (POU) design; machinery & equipment design and procurement; workforce &

equipment planning; logistics process design; inventory transfer & rearrangement planning; and

integrating supply chain knowledge into warehouse design. In addition, it is expected that Logistics

Engineer is aware of the local WMS system and can integrate this into the overall design of the facility. A

Logistics Engineer 2 is expected to be proficient in a few areas.

In addition to technical skills, a Logistics Engineer 2 must demonstrate marginal skill levels of the

following values based competencies (VBCs): integrity & trust; building inclusive relationships; customer

focus; problem solving; priority setting; and dealing with uncertainty.

Anyone with Point of Use experience for material on a production line. 

  • Experience with packaging requirements and understanding of Minimum Order Quantities. 

  • Designing and Analyzing how to distribute material to the line. 

  • Probably automotive experience will help. 

  • SAP experience 

  • Understanding of different methods of material delivery (ie Kanban, kitting, floor material) 

  • PFEP (Plan for Every Part) experience or knowledge 

  • Understanding of transit time, material delivery and loop sizing 

Background/Experience (Required):

•College degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.

•Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time throughout the year, with some months in excess

of that.

•Be proficient in English as well as the local language where the engineer is based.

Background/Experience (Desired):

•Some related experience, preferably in warehouse operations, supply chain, or


•Strong PC Skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, & AutoCAD)

•College degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering

Job: *Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Title: Logistics Engineer

Location: Mexico-Nuevo Leon-Santa Catarina

Requisition ID: 1700057O