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Sr Design Engineer

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Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2019

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Job Description



Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they are contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment.

This position is in Application Components Design and Testing team in EC&S. This Senior Engineer-Design role supports the design and development of FEAD components, support brackets, adapters and bonnets for Large Diesel and Gas engines. This role will also interface with simulation teams to provide a highly collaborative end-to-product development through design, simulation and test teams.

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

  • Design and develop FEAD systems, support brackets, adapters and bonnets
  • Lead key improvement initiatives in application component product design team pertaining to cost reduction, On-time shipment and PPM
  • Build strong supplier relationships to proactively avoid NOPS (Nothing in NOPS) and excess inventory
  • Perform light-analysis in conjunction with design to develop robust design concepts
  • Closely collaborate with simulation and test teams to develop a failsafe product
  • Communicate results to global customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units  


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum, preferably in a Mechanical Engineering focus
  • Relevant job-related experience:
    • Bachelor Degree: 5 years
    • Master/Doctorate Degree: 3 years

 Top Candidates Will Also Have: 

  • Ability to coach, develop and mentor team members

  • Ability to support and sustain a positive work environment

  • Ability to create an inclusive environment where all ideas are valued

  • Ability to communicate the big-picture and deliver results consistently

Additional Information:

  • This position does not offer relocation
  • This posting will close Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST



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Jun 24, 2019


United States