Caterpillar, Inc. 3rd Shift Grief Clerk (Athens, GA) in Athens, Georgia

3rd Shift Grief Clerk (Athens, GA)



As a Grief Clerk/Cycle Counter at Caterpillar, Inc., you will count material at line side locations and reconcile with SAP. You will be expected to assist in determining the root cause for any discrepancies found in the count. The position will coordinate with the IRA team in recounts and investigative matters.


Audit/coordinate location and inventory audits. Perform/coordinate cycle counts. Work directly with Grief Analysts to ensure inventory accuracy of material. Review and reconcile inventory audits and discrepancies. Document and quantify root cause. Provide management staff with process violations to class CACD/CPS standards. Input audit results. Maintain Audit Summary Spreadsheet/Database using Excel. Identify/resolve grief from inventory systems. Generate reports as needed. Perform inventory piece counts, load validations and correct inventory discrepancies as needed. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Physical requirements:

Must be able to frequently list and carry boxes weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes. Walk, squat, and bend over for intervals of 15-30 minutes. Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures. Ability to work multiple shifts including nights and weekends as required.


Caterpillar is committed to excellence in all that we do. As a global, diverse technology leader, Caterpillar has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. We are proud of who we are- thousands of people making progress possible around the world.

The Building Construction Products (BCP) Division is a global division of Caterpillar Inc. that employs several thousand employees located at facilities worldwide. BCP has production facilities in the U.S. (Clayton, N.C.; Sanford, N.C.; Athens, Ga), UK, China, India and Brazil. Products designed, manufactured, and distributed by BCP include skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders, compact track loaders, multi-terrain loaders and small wheel loaders. Athens, G.A. specifically produces mini hydraulic excavators and small track-type tractors; from fabrications to assembly producing a finished product.

BCP is proud to be a family friendly, flexible employer with a very competitive Total Rewards package. Since 2013, Caterpillar BCP Division has consistently earned the Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) "Work-Life Seal of Distinction" for providing a wide variety of workplace policies, programs & practices that support employees across all major aspects of work-life integration. The Athens, G.A. facility was recently awarded the 2016 Georgia Large Manufacturer of the Year as well as the 2015 Safety Performance Award by the Georgia Association of Manufacturers. The Athens, G.A. facility was also recognized by Caterpillar in 2014 by being awarded the Environmental Excellence Gold Award.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have warehouse experience

  • Must have inventory control experience

  • Must have Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in Microsoft Office applications

  • Must have Intermediate proficiency (Basic skills/knowledge. Capable of functioning independently) in SAP software

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and carry contents weighing up to 35 pounds for intervals of 15-30 minutes (with or without lifting devices)

  • Work in an environment with frequently changing temperatures

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

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Have an understanding of Logistics facility and Excavator/Tractor Product Line

  • Have excellent written and oral communication

  • Intermediate proficiency in functional areas of logistics such as: Inventory Management, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, Storeroom Operations and Transportation

  • Ability to lead a diverse group of people

  • Good attendance, excellent customer service focus, and the ability to handle stress and often work at an urgent pace

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment

  • Candidate must be self-motivated, have initiative, good analytical and organizational skills

Additional information: Resumes are encouraged for all applicants. This is a 3rd shift hourly position starting at $15.99/hr plus 5% night shift premium located in Athens, GA. No relocation benefits are available. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.

Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Primary Location United States-Georgia-Athens

Unposting Date: Jul 22, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Req ID: 180007BC