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Engineer/Engineering Team Lead

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2020

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Job Description


At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as an Engineering Team Leader.


Product Support and Logistics Division


We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.


And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.


As an Engineering Team Leader you will serve as the Undercarriage (UC) team lead for the Large Hydraulic Excavator Undercarriage, managing and directing the UC NPI & CPI activities to ensure successful integration, design requirements, and performance of the UC to meet the NPI deliverables.   This position will work with UC component designers in the development of the LHEX UC as well as perform some design tasks themselves to ensure achievement of program goals.  This will involve international travel (post COVID) for face to face meetings to review technical issues and to present updates on NPI status.  The scope of this work covers all Moving UC components; track, rollers, idlers, and sprockets for Large HEX.


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

  • Manage the multiple HEX UC NPI programs that will feed the Machine NPI programs
  • Lead Design and Gate Reviews
  • Collaborate Design activities between both teams (UC in Peoria and HEDC in Japan and China)
  • Provide UC System Design requirements
  • Perform UC System Design activities
  • CPPD work with internal and external suppliers (APQP, PPAP…)
  • Coordination for validation (machine, lab, & virtual)
  • Project management


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • 6 + years of Engineering experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven team leadership skills
  • Knowledge and experience with CREO

Top candidates will also have:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Knowledge of NPI process
  • Knowledge of UC system design and components
  • Systems integration experience
  • Familiarity with Design process
Additional Information:

This position does not offer relocation.

This position requires 15% or less travel.

This posting will close on November 27, 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-based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Nov 28, 2020


United States