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Sr. Design Engineer

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Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2019

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Job Description


What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

The Cat Oil & Gas and Marine Division has an exciting opportunity for a Design / Senior Design Engineer in the Chicago suburbs or Houston area.  In this position with Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to direct and participate in the design, development and testing of new product concepts and complex engineering projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Prepares and directs concept, design, and development and feasibility studies of complex engineering projects 

*  Evaluates, defines, and resolves design and manufacturing problems 

*  Work with suppliers to develop new products as well as CPPD for issue resolutions

* Conceives and provides practical product design applications using complex technical principles 

*  Prepares development plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates 

*  Acts as the development team leader by interacting with Plant locations and General Offices departments 

*  Conducts technical evaluations of major systems on competitive products 

*  Coordinates product test with proven design and prototype build up and test areas 

*  Provides guidance to other engineers responsible for portions of the product project to ensure development schedules are met 

*  Travels to domestic suppliers, plants, and customer job sites to solve design problems or to field-test locations to evaluate a product improvement 

*  Uses technical expertise and product knowledge to play the leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with Test and Evaluation, Service, Plant personnel, suppliers and consultants 

*  Works with manufacturability teams resolving problems with manufacturing and statistical process controls

*  Be a contributing team member in a formal NPI team / process


Basic Requirements:

*  Engineering degree

*  4+ years in progressive engineering assignments to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts 

*  High level of proficiency in Pro/E - Creo or other modeling or simulation tools and PDM 

Top Candidates will also have:

*  Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry

*  Experience with forgings, castings, machining operations and heat treatment

*  Good mechanical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts 

*  Requires strong leadership ability and good communications skills

*  Experience with internal and external standards, (API Q1 documentation, material properties etc.)

*  Experience with pressure vessels / flow dynamics / CFD & FEA analysis

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

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 (

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.
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Aug 26, 2019


United States