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Test and Validation Engineer

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Location: Seguin, TX, United States
Date Posted: Sep 29, 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 an opening for a Test and Validation Engineer for Large Engine Assembly in Seguin TX.  As an experienced Test and Validation Engineer at Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to provide the technical expertise necessary to design, develop, and implement manufacturing systems.   Caterpillar's Test and Validation Engineer position works both independently and as part of a team to maintain and improve processes and systems used in product manufacturing.                                                        


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

  • Analyze requirements and make recommendations for equipment needs and engineering product design in relation to engine performance

  • Complete both specialized and broad-based projects which will require collaboration with other functions 

  • Apply statistical analysis to determine allowable acceptance criteria for process indicators

  • Provide specifications, and procure new or replacement testing and validation equipment

  • Perform capital forecasting and reporting as it relates to new product introduction, product capacity increases, machine replacement and continuous improvement activities

  • Analyze engine characteristics and trend data to meet customer expectations

  • Support simultaneous engineering efforts by reviewing conceptual designs and making recommendations

  • Lead continuous improvement activities impacting the assembly process and test performance

  • Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, or the manufacturing process


Basic Qualifications:


  • Four-year University or Technical school degree in a manufacturing engineering-related discipline 

  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing engineering or related experience 

  • Project management leadership and project work


Top Candidates will also have the following:


  • Experience working in a testing or manufacturing environment including engine dynamometer tests, development, and engine component assembly

  • Proficiency in 3D modeling (i.e., AutoCAD, Creo, Solidworks)

  • Understanding of diesel engine assembly and process development

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience with safety protocols and risk assessment


Additional Information:
  • The primary location for this position is Seguin, Texas
  • Relocation assistance is available for this position
  • This positing will close Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:59 CST PM

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  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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Sep 29, 2020


United States