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Product Performance Engineer

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Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2020

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Job Description


What matters most to you?  Is it being 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 Industrial Powers Systems Division currently has a Product Performance Engineer position located in Mossville, IL. In this role you will monitor the health for IPSD-LE current production engine models.  Provide service engineering support to launch, resolve and communicate CPI issues related to engine performance for IPSD in America’s.  Be the main contact for Performance related engine issues in North/South America for IPSD.  Provide Tier 3 level support for DSN Tier 2 analysts.

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

•Responsible for monitoring the C7-C18 engine health for performance related issued including software and engine electronics.
•Identify engine control systems issues, and define the problem in terms of symptoms, application, and conditions.
•Work with dealers and engineering to determine root cause of the problem and collect any information needed to support the issue.
•Work with engineering to provide better guidance on interim corrective actions to the field quickly to minimize warranty impact.
•Participate in developing permanent corrective actions for the problem, validating the solution and publishing corrective actions.
•Publications will include service magazines, engine news, technical information bulletin’s and service letters.
•Initiate product improvement programs through PIP / PSP warranty program preparation to address commercial / business impact of field problems.
•Provide product support to dealer personnel, machine product service engineering groups, design engineers, service technical representatives (GCI, Forestry, Industrial, BCP, Mining, etc).
•Conduct dealer and customer visits to personally provide technical assistance on urgent field problems when necessary.
•Provide IPSD DSN Tier 2 analysts guidance on difficult DSN tickets and work with engineering to answer any unresolved questions.


Basic Qualifications:

•Requires a Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or 5+ years of product related and/or field experience.
•High level of product knowledge capability and good mechanical aptitude and analytical ability.
•Proficient analytics tools user
•Intermediate knowledge of customer solutions (parts products, service offerings, solution offerings)

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

•Strong mechanical aptitude and product knowledge.
•Must possess good human relations and communications skills
•Tableau experience
•Interpersonal skills
•Strong business acumen

Additional Information:

•This position does not offer relocation assistance
•This position requires 25% travel or less
•This posting will close on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.

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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Feb 5, 2020


United States