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Machine Service Training Instructor

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2019

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Job Description


Caterpillar has an exciting opportunity for a Machine Service Training Instructor. In this position, you will deliver service training classes on two or more Machine / Earth Moving products to service organization dealer personnel, business unit representatives, and internal enterprise personnel.  The instructor may also assist Learning Consultants in the production and delivery of training materials on other product lines, machine families.

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


  • Serve as subject matter expert on Track Type Trackers and small machines such as: Backhoe Loaders and Telehandlers for coordination and training material development for the upcoming New Product Introduction (NPI) projects.


  • Communicate, coordinate and interact with Caterpillar dealer, subsidiary and customer training departments to determine new product training material and instructional needs.


  • Assist the team leader in developing proposals and budgets for service training projects.  Serve as project/product leader when a team effort is required for project completion. Negotiates with approved suppliers to obtain goods and services required to complete approved projects. As a member of the service training project/product team, the incumbent advises and assists in the planning, development, coordination and production of all assigned service training requirements. 


  • Requires travel to Global Dealer Learning training centers, dealerships and customer sites worldwide to teach specific courses (maximum 20-25% of the time).



Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years service experience with earth moving equipment. Preferably on Caterpillar machine families like: Track Type Tractors, Backhoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Skid Steer loaders and   machine technologies, etc.
  • Technical degree
  • Experience with hydraulics systems and Caterpillar machine electronics.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Spanish capabilities would be a great plus.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills
  • Proven ability to adjust and effectively train multi-cultural audiences
  • At ease working independently as well in teams
  • Attitude of responsibility, safety, and keeping standards high
  • Passionate about people development
  • Excellent computer skills

Additional Information:

  • This position requires 30% - 50% travel
  • This position could be worked from any Caterpillar facility in the United States

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


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Feb 15, 2019


United States