Transportation Implementation Analyst
Caterpillar - Laredo, TX

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Transportation Implementation Analyst (
      Job Number: 130002K6 )

      Description
      Department Overview:

      The Ground Transportation Operations Center – Americas (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:

      The Implementation Analyst is responsible for the successful implementation of new client engagements within the GTOC-A. The primary focus of the Implementation Analyst for the Laredo location of GTOC-A will be, in working as part of a team, to implement and provide support for the Enterprise Managed Transportation solution for all ground moves into, out of, and within Mexico.

      Specific responsibilities include:
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      Serve as point of contact for customers and suppliers on assigned GTOC-A Mexico initiatives
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      Develop and execute project plans to deliver transportation solutions and process improvements for GTOC-A customers in Mexico
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      Collect, analyze, validate, and disseminate customer requirements and data required to successfully implement and manage transportation flows
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      Define and document solutions based on data, VOC and VOB including o
      Replication of existing processes o
      Development of new processes o
      Establishment of costs and savings o
      Definition of required metrics (where outside standard GTOC-A metrics) o
      Definition of roles and responsibilities o
      Development of change management plan
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      Document detailed processes and solutions, and review with customer and business to ensure support and acceptance
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      Ensure seamless transition of new initiatives to GTOC-A operations
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      Ensure client engagements are properly documented and executable before delivering operational control to the operations team
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      Participate in post implementation analyses for all projects/programs to collect lessons learned
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      Translate process documentation, communications, and tools, to/from English-Spanish
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      Train suppliers, facilities, and other required business partners on processes and tools in Spanish/English languages, as needed
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      Be willing to travel up to 25% with the potential for limited international travel
      Qualifications
      Qualifications:
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      Strong working knowledge of Mexico transportation flows, best practices, regulations, and procedures
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      Bilingual - Spanish and English fluency
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      Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in transportation, logistics, supply chain, or other related field
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      One to three years of professional work experience in Transportation, Supply Chain, Logistics, or other related field
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      Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
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      Prior successful experience operating or implementing load planning or other supply chain initiatives
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      Strong time management and project management skills
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      Strong data manipulation, analytical, and problem solving skills
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      Strong PC background with working knowledge of MS Office, including MS Excel, PowerPoint, Visio,
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      Ability to effectively interact with people from diverse backgrounds and levels
      Desired Qualifications:
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      3PL Experience
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      6 Sigma/Lean Experience
      Expected Training:
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      JDA Transportation Management Training
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      Caterpillar CPS Supply Chain Management
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      Project Management
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      LNPI
      Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
      Unposting Date - Apr 3, 2013, 11:59:00 PM

      Primary Location - United States-Texas-Laredo-LAREDO01-Traffic Consol. Office TX-US

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