Caterpillar 3rd Shift Distribution Supervisor in Waco, Texas

Moving material makes the world’s work possible.

Caterpillar customers and their equipment are hard at work in every corner of the globe, and they can’t afford to slow down or stop. They need our machines, engines and parts to do the world’s work. That’s what our logistics team makes possible—using the latest digital, analytics and data forecasting tools to move material where it needs to be, when it needs to be there. Want to join this process-driven, results-oriented group?

The Industry Solutions, Components & Distribution Division currently has an opening for a Distribution Supervisor supporting our Waco facility. As a Distribution Supervisor, you lead a team of Hourly Associates in the Waco Distribution Center. The team is responsible for the receipt, processing, packaging, storage, order filling and shipment of parts to Caterpillar dealers, Distribution Centers and Regional Distribution Centers to support the end users of Caterpillar equipment.

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

  • Ensuring parts inventory is received, processed and stored in a safe, efficient and timely manner

  • Responding to dealer calls and making immediate decisions to resolve the issue

  • Contributing to the development of an effective work force by assigning, directing and motivating employees to conform, defined and documented processes

  • Providing necessary on the job training

  • Improving productivity and quality by taking ownership of the process

  • Leading teams working on problem resolution and process improvement

  • Maintaining and high employee morale by ensuring basic elements of work discipline are delivered

  • Conducting daily Performance Improvement Dialogues (PIDs) focused on Safety meetings and observing employees for unsafe behavior, and correcting behavior through counselling

  • Preparing and maintaining hourly payroll and attendance records

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3 years of warehouse operations experience

  • Previous EWM logistics operations experience

  • Previous experience with purchasing and materials systems, receiving report processing, and state and federal shipping regulations  

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelor degree completed, underway or willing to commence in coming school year

  • Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

This opening is for a 3rd shift position. Must be willing to work any shift.

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

Job: *Logistics

Title: 3rd Shift Distribution Supervisor

Location: Texas-Waco

Requisition ID: 170004UU