Support & Logistics Division currently has an opening for a Hose &
Coupling Technical Manager (Sr. Engr Project Team Leader) in the Caterpillar
Fluid Systems Frosinone Italy facility. This position is the technical
leader for the CFS business and works closely with the Hose & Coupling
product group in Mossville, IL to develop hose and coupling products for
Caterpillar as well as the hose distribution business (distributors and other
machine OEMs). This position leads a small team of engineers and
technicians, is a resource for process engineering in the facility, manages the
R&D test facility, and consults frequently with facility manager on
quality, technical, and process issues. This position also heavily
supports the sales or commercial team in marketing the product line outside of
/ responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
with all functional departments in the company.
technical guidance and consulting services to Sales team.
expertise to improve existing products, systems and processes.
new concepts, systems and methods to rationalize products.
existing products and developing new ones to improve market penetration.
models or computer simulations to support development of new hose products
projects to keep product costs competitive in the market
that products meet marine society and other certifications as required
projects to improve quality or performance of products as required
material and rubber compound develop to support the hose performance and
solutions which go beyond state-of-the-art to provide an improved level of
or Chemical Engineering degree or similar technical degree
years of experience in a hose or similar rubber related industry
of hose industry standard specifications – SAE, ISO, EN, etc.
of REACH and RoHS compliance issues
to certification programs and certifying organizations – ISO, DNV,
experience leading people
- Fluent language: Italian, English
years of experience in the hose industry as a technical expert or leader
in developing hydraulic hose constructions and validation procedures
in raw materials and compounding of rubber for hose
in hydraulic coupling designs, materials, and machining considerations
in the manufacturing techniques of hose
as a technical representative in sales or business proposals
experience leading and coaching for employee development
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.