Caterpillar Inc. Materials Specialist - 170007VC in Morton, Illinois

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As a Materials Specialist-II at Caterpillar, you will perform a variety of functions to check, receive, verify accuracy of our prime product. You will check, store, disburse or fill orders for parts, materials, tools, equipment and supplies.

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

* Maintain and report daily receiving and shipping activities

* Safely perform the material handling and warehousing functions required in the receiving, processing, storing, moving, packing, and shipping of parts, materials equipment and supplies.

* Perform related and/or specialized clerical duties and resolves discrepancies as required. Maintains related clerical records and operates computer terminal and/or hand held scanner to access and update information for receiving, counting and order processing. Performs housekeeping functions as required.

* Uses mobile equipment as required to facilitate job functions.

* Reports defects and need for repairs.

Basic Qualifications:

* One year of previous work or volunteer experience

Physical Qualifications (with or without reasonable accommodation):

* Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes

* Infrequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds

* Work at heights of up to 20 feet from the floor

* Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures

* Walk squat and bend over for intervals of 15-30 minutes

Top candidates will also have:

* Previous distribution center, warehouse, and/or order filling experience

* Experience with operation of materials handling equipment

* Good communication skills and strong commitment to safety and teamwork

* Computer skills

* Ability to read/write and interpret documents, the ability to perform a variety of clerical functions and do basic math

* Ability to obtain forklift certification

Additional Information:

* Multiple openings on 2nd and 3rd shift

* Wage is $14.86 with 30 cent per hour night shift premium

* Positions are supplemental (40 or more hours per week but with no vacation or holiday pay and limited benefits)

* Positions are in Morton, Illinois

* There is no relocation offered for these positions

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Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.