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Location: Chennai, TN, India
Date Posted: Aug 22, 2020

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Job Description


Sustainment Engineering spans multiple technical areas such as engineering and logistics investigations/analyses to ensure continued supply and maintenance of a parts with managed (i.e., known) risk.  The Sustainment Engineer is responsible for planning and development-cycle of creative and cost-effective life-extension solutions to assure source of supply.  The life-extension solution may encompass designing out end-of-life/obsolete piece parts, re-design of components to extend the life of legacy system, supplier selection & re-sourcing, and may involve defining repair options of older parts. 

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

·       Responsible for Sustaining Legacy Electronics components for CAT Products

·   Manage component portfolio, understand the Electronics components – Technical & Commercial, Develop Platform & Product road-map and Sustainment plans.

·       Need to fully understand the current and projected obsolescence, develop redesign and validation strategy to address obsolescence issues proactively.

·    Come up with proposals for re-design, consolidation opportunities, migration opportunities       proactively.

·       Resolve part shortages due to obsolescence.

·       Create and document test plans & results.

·       Monitor Product quality and identify quality improvements opportunities.

·       Identify and execute cost reduction opportunities.

·       Understand the system/ application use.

·       Evaluate supply risk and develop supplier strategy.

·       Grow to provide technical leadership.

·     Work closely with process partners / suppliers overseas to gain knowledge and deliver design    changes independently

·      Responsible for timely print mark-up, advanced prints and on-time releases.


Background / Experience (In Years):

·       Engineering Degree in Electrical / Electronics / Mechatronics

·       3 - 5 Years of relevant experience in managing component portfolio / design of Electro-mechanical components / sensors

·       Strong communication, problem solving, and analytical skills

·       Good oral and written communication skills

·       Strong customer focus and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people

·       Need to be self-motivated and team player

·       Must be willing to work in US shift timing to have enough overlap with US-based process partners and product groups


Desired Skills:

·       Knowledge of CAT engineering systems (EDS/HVC/Team Center/Creo)

·       Project lead, program management, and facilitation skills

·       Component/system/machine design experience

·       SIS Web experience

·       Familiarity with CAT NPI process

·       Knowledge on RoHS, IEC, ISO, EMI/EMC

·       Proficiency to use Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Function generator.

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Aug 22, 2020