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Risk & Compliance Associate

Posted Jun 06
Full Time
On Site
Morton, Illinois

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.

At Caterpillar, we work to help our customers build a better world. Without our team of talented, bright and driven individuals, we wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today. Now, this is your chance to join our team and do work that matters. We want you to help us enable customer success, make progress possible around the world and help our communities grow and thrive. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a  Risk & Compliance Associate in Morton IL.  

The  Product Support and Logistics Division (PSLD) is one of the most innovative divisions within Caterpillar. In PSLD, as within all of Caterpillar, our priority is our customers and helping them build a better world. We touch nearly every element of the services value stream from procurement to design and manufacturing to distribution. PSLD is responsible for Aftermarket Parts Distribution of Cat Parts, Integrated Logistics, segment Procurement and the design and manufacture of Wear Components (Undercarriage and GET) and Maintenance Components (Seals, Tubes & Hardware, Hose & Couplings, Fluids and Filters). 

We’re  committed  to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating  to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth. 

Through it all, we are  one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition. 

Learn more about the  Caterpillar Experience 


Aftermarket Parts Distribution   

Our goal is to get the right part to the right place at the right time. The Aftermarket Parts Distribution team supports our dealers through the Parts Distribution network to get parts to our customers as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible. We cover a wide variety of areas from demand planning and inventory management to dealer order support and receiving, storage and shipping operations.   

This Risk & Compliance Associate role ensures compliance with the enterprise and business division's ethical standards and examines any non-compliance issues. 


Additional Info :  

  • This role is located in Morton IL and does not offer relocation 

  • Our team embraces flexibility through a hybrid work model.  In addition to working onsite at one of our PSLD facilities, our hybrid work model allows employees flexibility to work from home based on business need 


What You Will Do: This position is responsible for coordinating and executing compliance tasks associated with Export Controls, Customs Management, and Product Regulatory (Emissions and Non-Emissions) activities within the Aftermarket Parts Distribution network. These tasks include: 

  • Completion of US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Declaration Forms for all US engine imports within the Aftermarket Parts Distribution network. 

  • Country of Origin training and monitoring  

  • Data audit reviews and requests 

  • Intermittent regulatory and non-regulatory requests.  

  • Also includes becoming a process owner for certain compliance areas.   


What You Have:   

(Skills Required for the role)  

  • Process Management :  

  • Knowledge of business process improvement tools and techniques  

  • Knowledge of 6 Sigma processes and protocols 

  • Risk Management : Knowledge of processes, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling an organization's exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply knowledge of risk management appropriately to diverse situations. 

  • Problem Solving : Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations. 

  • Effective Communications :  

  • Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and technique 

  • Ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors. 

  • Ability to train others  

  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail : Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision. 

  • Analytical Thinking : Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems 


What Will Put You Ahead:  

(Preferred Skills for the role)  

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 

  • Knowledge of Export Controls, Customs Management, or Product Regulatory areas 

  • Knowledge of Parts Distribution  

  • Experience using MS Visio 

  • Knowledge of SAS (Statistical Analytical Software) and SQL programming 

  • Operations exposure - either manufacturing or logistics 


What You Will Get

  • You are able to be part of a team where we review the global application of regulatory compliance. Our workdays vary so there’s not time to be bored. You are a part of a collaborative team that executes and implements processes as well as manages various projects while partnering across the organization. 

Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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


Posting Dates:

June 6, 2024 - June 20, 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.