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Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 29, 2020
For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc., has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.
With 2017 sales and revenues of $45.462 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.
Caterpillar hires top talent - and Engineering Rotational Development Program (ERDP) is all about developing the next generation of industry leaders and technical experts. The purpose of Caterpillar’s Engineering Rotational Development Program is to harness your ability and further develop you through rotational assignments and learning opportunities so that you may not only fulfill your career ambition but provide excellent service to Caterpillar and its customers.
Caterpillar’s Engineering Rotational Development Program offers a broad exposure to a Fortune 50 Company, presents diverse project responsibilities, engages you in a global team, provides cross-functional job experiences, and includes valuable networking opportunities with all levels of Caterpillar leadership. This program provides the foundation for future success of Caterpillar's engineers, technologists and technical professionals.
*Our Engineering Rotational Development Program is designed for recent engineering graduates to transition from student to an Entry Level full-time engineer. *
The Product Development track is a 12-18-month entry level, multi-rotational program focused on building technical competency within Caterpillar’s full product lifecycle of design, validation, test, simulation, research and technical support. Caterpillar's Product Development track has entry level positions in the following areas (Please indicate your area(s) of interest):
Brainstorm concepts for new components, systems, methods to power and propel equipment and much more. Partner with simulation and test experts to vet your concepts, then see them progress through our manufacturing facilities to a final product ready to help our customers build a better world.
Take a design engineer’s concept and put it to work to collect data, verify performance, and contribute to design enhancements. Our test engineers “play” in both the lab and field environments (giant sandbox, anyone?) and have access to advanced equipment and tools.
Develop and apply advanced computational models to understand, verify, and improve the design of components, systems, products, and processes.
Support and enhance Caterpillar product performance, durability, reliability, quality, and serviceability. The Research function works in conjunction with business partners to lead the development and deployment of technology into products and services to deliver customer value.
Coordinate the development and testing of controls systems and software for our entire product line. This may include overall architectural design of software structure and functionality, requirements development, coordination of verification and validation software.
Professionals within the program must be willing to travel and relocate domestically.
Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States.
At Caterpillar, you build what matters – whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships or new digital technologies. There are big jobs to be done worldwide – building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy – and that work is powered by our people.
Every single Caterpillar employee moves our company forward. Piece by piece, part by part, person by person. Together we create sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe. Join our winning team and help build a better world.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.
Currently attending a 4-year accredited university/college or have completed a minimum Bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Bio Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Mining Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Robotics Engineering
Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0/4.0 (no rounding) at current institution
Expected graduation date December 2018 - August 2020
Previous technical internship/co-op or relevant experience
Must be willing to relocate and travel accordingly
Previous internship in Design/Test Role
Involvement in Mini Baja, Formula, Quarter scale tractor, etc. competition teams in college
Familiar with company policies and procedures
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 www.caterpillar.com/careers.
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