Supply Chain Planning Analyst

Supply Chain Planning Analyst

01 Apr 2024
Georgia, Alpharetta, 30004 Alpharetta USA

Supply Chain Planning Analyst

Career Area:Supply Chain and LogisticsJob Description:Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.About EPDCaterpillar's Electric Power Division (EPD) offers integrated solutions, parts, and services to meet the needs of our various commercial and industrial electric power customers. EPD supports a wide range of customer applications across the globe, including providing back-up power to hospitals, providing emergency power when natural disasters strike, and supporting critical infrastructure for data centers, municipalities, and more. With a rich history of more than 95 years in the electric power business, our team has world-class expertise and a proven ability to adapt to changing demands. We’re committed to providing sustainable and reliable solutions to our customers. Join our team to help build a better, more sustainable world for future generations!We are looking for a Supply Chain Planning Analyst in Alpharetta, GA. This position processes job requisitions and provides support for supply chain, sourcing, cost, price analyses and contract/purchase order generation.Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Working with master planners on outsourcing needs; establishing blanket purchase orders and vendor managed inventory (VMI).

Identifying and recommending improvement solutions for the supply-chain process.

Supporting customers and customer proposal efforts with pricing information and supplier selection.

Maintaining and supporting supply chain application systems.

What You Have – Skills, Knowledge, & Experiences:Business Process Improvement : Knowledge of business process improvement best practices and ability to use methods for identifying, evaluating, introducing and implementing more efficient approaches to performing business related activities.Analytical Thinking : Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.Decision Making and Critical Thinking : Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.Problem Solving : Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations.Project Management : Knowledge of effective project management strategies and tactics; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.Logistics Management : Knowledge of logistics and management; ability to follow proper processes and run operations for effective and efficient movement of materials and finished products.Procurement : Knowledge of buying and procurement; ability to work with organizational strategies and practices, and use tools for buying goods, supplies, equipment and services needed to conduct business.Supply Chain Management - MFG : Knowledge of functions, principles and techniques used in supply chain management; ability to develop and use, strategies, practices and tools for controlling the logistical processes.What You Will Get: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, including but not limited to:

Competitive salary and annual bonus program

Medical, dental, and vision coverage​

Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)​

Company-matched 401(k) plan

Health savings account (HSA)​

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)​

Short and long-term disability coverage​

Life Insurance​

Paid parental leave​

Healthy Lifestyle Programs​

Employee Assistance Programs​

Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)

Relocation is not offered for this position. Located onsite in Alpharetta, GA.Travel: Up to 10%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 .EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.Posting Dates:April 1, 2024 - April 5, 2024Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community ( .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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