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Caterpillar, Inc. Transportation Operations Manager in Karnataka, India

Transportation Operations Manager

Description

JOBPURPOSE: Responsible fordeveloping and managing strategy and transportation processes to support CatDistribution Services, Cat Dealers and Caterpillar manufacturing. Develops, implements and manages strategy andprocesses for Cat transportation customers.

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

Manage thetransportation operations associated within a region or country and theassociated Caterpillar plants and manage personnel located in multiplelocations including the US, Brazil and Panama. Accountable for day to day results ofmanaging the operations to meet the agreed upon KPI (key performanceindicators) to ensure process effectiveness. To develop, implement and managestrategy and processes for transportation customers. Investigate and recommendtransportation solutions to complex supply network issues. Lower and/or managetransportation costs while meeting deliveryexpectations of our customers. Collaborate the procurement category to helpmanage freight partners to meet on time delivery performanceand drive processimprovements.

Investigate andrecommend transportation solutions to complex supply chain issues. Lower and/ormanage transportation costs while meeting delivery expectations of ourcustomers. Manage freight partners to meet on time delivery performance anddrive process improvements.Managespersonnel located in multiple locations throughout North America and SouthAmerica (or EAME, or Asia Pacific, depending upon the assigned region).Manages transportation and transportationrelated supply chain processes for the Cat Service Parts Distribution Center Networkand Caterpillar manufacturing plants. Responsible for the expediting processesand procedures for all inbound shipments as well as transportation planning foroutbound shipments.Responsible to coordinatemultiple transportation providers including rail, truck, air and ocean assets.

Manage transportation andtransportation related supply network processes including but not limited tothe Cat Distribution Center Network, USOD manufacturing plants, BCPmanufacturing plants and Remanufacturing Business. Responsible for the partsexpediting process and procedures for all inbound shipments as well astransportation planning for all outbound prime product shipments.

The position manages a workunit of primarily management/professional employees where monitoring andreviewing work of subordinates is required as well as training, developing andmentoring.The position is responsiblefor all personnel issues and performance evaluation of subordinates.

Typical internal customersinclude a Department or Business/Service Unit in a Division. External customersinclude eleven to twenty-five Dealers and their customers.The position is challenged to carefullyevaluate problems and review a large number of possible solutions beforeselecting one option.Problems may becomplex and can require the incumbent to develop solutions.

The positionis required to travel frequently; up to a full week a month.

Investigate andrecommend transportation solutions to complex supply chain issues. Lower and/ormanage transportation costs while meeting delivery expectations of ourcustomers. Manage freight partners to meet on time delivery performance anddrive process improvements.Managespersonnel located in multiple locations throughout North America and SouthAmerica (or EAME, or Asia Pacific, depending upon the assigned region).Manages transportation and transportationrelated supply chain processes for the Cat Service Parts Distribution Center Networkand Caterpillar manufacturing plants. Responsible for the expediting processesand procedures for all inbound shipments as well as transportation planning foroutbound shipments.Responsible to coordinatemultiple transportation providers including rail, truck, air and ocean assets.Manage transportation andtransportation related supply network processes including but not limited tothe Cat Distribution Center Network, USOD manufacturing plants, BCPmanufacturing plants and Remanufacturing Business. Responsible for the partsexpediting process and procedures for all inbound shipments as well astransportation planning for all outbound prime product shipments.The position manages a workunit of primarily management/professional employees where monitoring andreviewing work of subordinates is required as well as training, developing andmentoring.The position is responsiblefor all personnel issues and performance evaluation of subordinates.Typical internal customersinclude a Department or Business/Service Unit in a Division. External customersinclude eleven to twenty-five Dealers and their customers.The position is challenged to carefullyevaluate problems and review a large number of possible solutions beforeselecting one option.Problems may becomplex and can require the incumbent to develop solutions.The positionis required to travel frequently; up to a full week a month.

Qualifications

* BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE *

The position requiresthorough understanding of company policies and procedures as well as thoroughproduct knowledge. Background in transportationmanagement , inventory management and control, purchasing, parts distributionplus strong analytical skills is desired. Significant knowledge of transportation and supply chain management isrequired. The position requires a college or university degree or equivalentexperience. In addition a minimum of 10 or more years of job-related experienceare typically required. Good human relations skills are required to develop acooperative work relationship with others inside and outside the department.

Job Logistics

Primary Location India-Karnataka-Bangalore

Other Locations India-Tamil Nadu-Hosur, India-Tamil Nadu-Chennai

Unposting Date: Apr 22, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

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

Req ID: 190002LP

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