Caterpillar Logistics Engineer in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

As a Logistics Engineer, you will perform activities to ensure material is shipped, received, stored or delivered quickly and efficiently. You will also provide logistics management, analysis and support of inbound and outbound material flow. Additionally, you will provide support and assistance to business unit or facility groups to resolve transportation issues, and you’ll provide overall management of the facility freight expenses, including filing carrier loss and damaged freight claims and monitoring, analyzing and performing root cause corrective actions to resolve freight non-compliance issues.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

**Using the CPS Guiding Principles, you will lead aggressive continuous improvement efforts to:

  • Eliminate excess inventory

  • Manage material to PFEP-defined flow paths

  • Provide development, maintenance and support of transportation requirements for the customer, including determining appropriate mode and carrier

  • Monitor carrier performance, determine root cause and take corrective action

  • Decrease transportation costs and reduce premium freight expense

  • Improve carrier quality and container scheduling and availability

**Manage and support business unit or facility logistics activities

Required Qualifications:

**Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

  • CPS Functional Job Role Qualified

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures

  • Solid product knowledge

  • College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction

  • Solid logistics and manufacturing knowledge

  • Minimum of 4 to 5 years of experience in Supply Chain / Logistics or Transportation Management

  • Extensive material distribution experience

  • Knowledge of material handling equipment

  • Working understanding of the various materials systems and how they interrelate

**Excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

**APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification

Job: *Logistics

Title: Logistics Engineer

Location: Mexico-Nuevo Leon-Cienega de Flores

Requisition ID: 170008KY