Sr. Transportation Systems Analyst
Caterpillar - Morton, IL

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Sr. Transportation Systems Analyst (
      Job Number: 130002G7 )

      GTOC-A Sr. Transportation Analyst

      Department Overview:

      The GTOC-A is the central transportation planning and execution facility for ground moves in North America. This facility has responsibility to ensure the successful delivery of North American shipments to and from Caterpillar facilities. The center is composed of teams engaged in (a) implementation, (b) operations, and (c) support functions.

      Job Description:

      Sr. Transportation Analyst is the technical expert for the Transportation Management systems (JDA-TM and FOM). This person is responsible for ensuring that the technology solutions for the department are operational and meeting the needs of the organization. Continuous improvement is an expectation.

      Specific responsibilities include:

      - Ensure that the TM system (and supporting peripheral systems) are functioning effectively and supporting the operations

      - Work closely with the implementation team to ensure that the systems are configured appropriately for the specific customer requirements (with the pre-defined operational standards)

      - Execute or oversee the loading of new carriers, lanes, rates, part data, etc. into the systems

      - Execute or oversee the creation of reports and other performance-based output captured from the operational data

      - Analyze client and operational needs and make recommendations for developing, implementing, and/or improving, transportation services/operations

      - Understand and communicate the system costs to the leadership

      - Function as the technical lead on new client implementations

      - Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, streamline processes, drive standard work, and eliminate waste

      - Initiate and follow through detailed and significantly complex job tasks in a timely manner without instruction or review

      - Troubleshoot and resolve systems issues

      - Coordinate testing with other technical groups, clients, and users

      - Establish, train, and support suppliers, carriers, customers, etc. on the various systems

      - Map out systems processes and communicate them to end users

      Required Qualifications:

      - Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Computer Science, Logistics, or Supply Chain)

      - 3 plus years of relevant work experience with Load Planning or Transportation Control initiatives

      - Expert knowledge of Transportation Management Systems such as JDA-Transportation Manager

      - Working knowledge of North American Transportation best practices and procedures

      - Strong analytical and problem solving skills

      - Strong PC background with working knowledge of databases and spreadsheets

      - Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

      - Strong time management and project management skills

      Desired Qualifications:

      - MBA or other Master’s Degree

      - 3PL Experience

      - 6 Sigma/Lean Experience

      Expected Training:

      - JDA Transportation Management Training

      - JDA Transportation Modeler Training

      - TMOPS Training

      - MS Access

      Caterpillar's workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve.
      Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Unposting Date - Mar 25, 2013, 11:59:00 PM

      Primary Location - United States-Illinois-Morton-MORTON18-Morton IL C Office

      Job - Transportation

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