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Caterpillar, Inc. Warehouse Team Lead - 2nd Shift in Arvin, California

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Job 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.

JOB PURPOSE:  To assist the Section Manager in leading Team members, coordinating and delegating workflow and overseeing day to day operation of area; promoting cooperative team relationships, establishing and modifying priorities, gathering metrics, generating reports, overseeing work for multiple job classifications, etc.  Occasionally performing various warehousing functions at a Caterpillar warehouse/distribution facility.

Position details:

  • Hiring for 2nd Shift: Monday - Thursday (2pm to 12:30am)

  • Quarterly bonus

  • 6% 401K match

  • Day one medical, dental, vision, and RX

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Paid vacation, holiday, sick, and volunteer time

  • Employee Assistance Program

All eligible candidates MUST pass the following pre-employment screenings before they can be hired to Caterpillar:

  • Background Screening

  • Drug Screening

  • Post-Offer Medical Questionnaire - clearance from Corporate Medical

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

•Coordinate with logistics and external carriers to set up expedited shipments

•Interface with customer and coordinate voice of customer to logistics team to improve processes

•Lead meetings with multifunctional team to track performance and drive results

•Oversee management of zones through targeting aged inventory, leading reconciliation and investigating root cause

•Regularly lead problem-solving events to drive continuous improvement

•Accountable for tracking quality metrics and meeting Safety, Quality, Velocity and Cost goals

•Lead investigations on customer reported defects, including internal logistics customers

•Occasionally utilizing heavy equipment, reach trucks, sit-down forklifts and overhead cranes

•Occasionally perform material handling and warehousing functions as required

•Work independently with minimal supervision

•Ability to work OT when required

•Lead team meetings guiding daily priorities and change management

•Demonstrating safety excellence and enforcing safety policies and procedures

•Continuously managing training matrix to ensure team flexibility

Essential Job Functions:

•Occasionally lift parts up to 50 pounds individually and infrequently up to 100 pounds as a team

•Occasional bending, reaching and squatting while performing tasks

•Consistent usage of required PPE for task being performed

•Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures

•Standing and/or sitting at a desk while performing tasks

Basic and/or Desired Qualifications may include, but are not limited to:

•Assist with new hire training

•Excellent written and verbal communications skills

•Demonstrated proficiency in mathematical and analytical skills

•Working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point, and Access

•Good attendance record

•Ability to maintain accurate and complete records

Top candidates will also have:

•Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing or logistics operation

•Demonstrated Lean Manufacturing experience

Relocation assistance is not available for this role.

Caterpillar is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Caterpillar is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age or other legally protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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 .

Summary Pay Range:

$18.80 - $24.40

Compensation and benefits offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, job level, market location, job-related knowledge, skills, individual performance and experience. Please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Caterpillar.


Annual incentive bonus plan*

Medical, dental, and vision coverage

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

401k savings plan

Health savings account (HSA)

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

Disability benefits

Life Insurance

Parental leave

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

Employee Assistance Programs

Voluntary Benefits and Employee Discounts

Tuition Reimbursement

Career Development

*Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines .

Posting Dates:

June 10, 2024 - June 18, 2024

Any 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.

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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.