Inventory Supervisor

at Caterpillar Inc. in North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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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 .

At our North Little Rock, Arkansas facility we manufacture and assemble industry leading products such as motor graders, medium wheel loaders and paving products. These products cannot be produced without inventory and we have a great opportunity for you to join the team as an Inventory Supervisor where you will help to ensure we have the critical materials and components to build these machines. Reporting into the Supply Chain Manager, in this role you will lead 2 teams. One team focuses on inventory cycle count and the other team focuses on Bill of Materials (BOM), Systems and Engineer Change Processes.

Specifically, in this exciting career opportunity, you can expect to:

+ Lead daily startup meetings with a team of up to 10 Inventory Cycle Counters.

+ Ensure your team practices safe behaviors.

+ Execute cycle count processes to support counts needed for annual compliance, projects, or grief resolution.

+ Drive process adherence with other teams to ensure material inventory accuracy.

+ Ensure you have ample workforce to meet demands.

+ Collaborate with facility logistics planning, manufacturing engineering, supply chain teams, etc. to solve current and long-term safety, velocity, or quality problems.

+ Develop members of your team by providing training opportunities.

You will also manage the Systems Team which includes:

+ Leading a team of up to 10 management employees who schedule engineering changes, document the Bills of Materials and manage the material master process in SAP.

+ Ensuring on time work of monthly engineering changes & New Product Introduction systems work.

+ Assisting in Local Change Coordinator activities as required to support business needs.

+ Implement new ideas to improve the process and drive waste out of the business.

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

+ A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

+ At least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing related operation.

+ Experience with SAP software

Top Candidates Will Also Bring (Desired Qualifications) :

+ Experience with the Engineering Change Process

+ Strong analytical skills

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.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

ISE assignment is not available for this position

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

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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.

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Job Posting: JC192109716

Posted On: Sep 11, 2021

Updated On: Sep 26, 2021