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Senior Quality Engineer

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Location: Thiruvallur, TN, India
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2020

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Job Description


As a Senior Quality Engineer at Caterpillar, you will provide accurate and timely metallurgical testing in support of prime product production and the resolution of problems resulting from field material failures.

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

* Responsible for analyzing all returned field failed materials, performing the required testing to resolve problems and preparing the necessary documentation and reports
* Responsible for processing all service claims involving failed parts from the field
* Utilizes failure analysis techniques to determine cause of failure and relays information to Engineering, Manufacturing and Service Engineering
* Works closely with the above departments with the main objective of providing advice and expertise for resolution of material failure problems
* Develops and maintains the Decatur warranty claim paperwork system and makes updates as appropriate. This claim system requires maintaining a complete paperwork system for the purpose of handling all formal responses as well as an informal system for hand-carried parts or direct shipped parts from dealer or engineering that requires paper documentation
* Maintains, calibrates and develops new set-ups and uses for test equipment in the laboratory including the stress analyzer machine which is a prototype for the purpose of stress testing materials
* Responsible for analyzing test data and distributing metallurgical test reports
* Coordinates service between the Metallurgical Laboratory and other departments with the purpose of providing advice and expertise on metallurgical testing problems and works with supplier quality, manufacturing and engineering departments in that capacity
* Reviews and updates test procedures used in the Metallurgical Laboratory and develops new tests and writing procedures as required
* Writes and provides input for Inspection Instruction Sheets that reflect Caterpillar requirements to suppliers
* Writes purchase and work orders, provides support documentation to orders and handles routine metallurgical and personnel in absence of Metallurgical Engineering Supervisor


Required Qualifications:

* College degree in engineering or equivalent experience in areas of product design and manufacturing with a extensive background in engineering design, principles and mechanics
* Good working knowledge of Quality Standards and manufacturing operations along with good communications skills are essential

Desired Qualifications:

* Advanced degree

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.
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Feb 10, 2020