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Engineering Team Leader

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

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At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as an Engineering Team Leader.

Product Support and Logistics Division

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.

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.

As an Engineering Team Leader you will serve as the Undercarriage (UC) team lead for the Generation 3 Electric Rope Shovel (ERS) machine New Product Introduction (NPI) UC, managing and directing the UC NPI actives to ensure successful integration and performance of the UC to meet the NPI deliverables.  This will involve working directly with the ERS structures and powertrain teams to communicate design requirements, space claims, and layouts between these ERS groups and the UC design team.  This position will work with UC components designers in the development of the Gen3 ERS UC as well as perform some design tasks themselves to ensure achievement of program goals.  This will involve regular travel (1x per month) to the Expanded Mining Design Center in Tuscan AZ for face to face meetings to review technical issues and to present updates on NPI status.  The scope of this work covers all Moving UC components; track, rollers, idlers, drive lugs, and sliders.

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

  • Manage the ERS Gen3 UC NPI program that will feed the Machine NPI program
  • Lead Design and Gate Reviews
  • Collaborate Design activities between both teams (UC in Peoria and ERS in Tucson)
  • Lead CPPD meetings with Structure and Power Train from ERS
  • Will work on a daily basis with our ERS UC design team.
  • Provide UC System Design requirements
  • Perform UC System Design activities
  • CPPD work suppliers (APQP, PPAP…)
  • Coordination for validation
  • Project management


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Engineering from an accredited university
  • 6 + years of Engineering experience
  • Strong analytical skills· Proven team leadership skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Knowledge of NPI process
  • Knowledge of UC system design and components
  • Knowledge and experience with CREO
  • Knowledge of Track Roller Frame design and requirements
  • Systems integration experience
  • Familiarity with Design process

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website

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Nov 15, 2019


United States