Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2021
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Are you looking for your next career move to innovate and impact future Caterpillar products? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join the Earthmoving Engineering team in Decatur, IL as a Design Engineer. This is an excellent opportunity to continue to develop and stretch your engineering skills when you develop electrical system and installation designs to meet internal and external customer requirements while achieving time, cost, and quality goals for current and future motor grader product offerings.
Specifically, you can expect to :
Work, effectively within a cross functional team environment in collaborative product and process development (CPPD).
Lead the development of concepts and designs to meet project requirements
Lead the development of the electrical system and electrical schematic
Evaluate the performance of current production designs and identify improvement opportunities
Delegate and direct portions of the design to other supporting engineers
Select, place and mount electrical components.
Integrate routing of wiring harnesses and cables in CREO.
Collaborate with other system teams and value stream partners to deliver optimal product.
Conduct technical reviews to ensure robust designs.
Develop and execute validation plans.
Resolve NPI and CPI issues.
Work with the factory and product support for electrical related issues.
Support continuous improvement in knowledge retention and process refinement.
To be successful in this role, you must bring (Basic Qualifications):
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical Engineering, from an accredited college or university.
3 years’ experience in product development
Strong leadership and communication skills
Top candidates will also bring:
Hands-on experience with construction equipment
Demonstrated application of NPI and CPI processes
Expertise with CREO, TeamCenter, and Electric Lines SDP tools
Experience in executing quality processes (APQP)
Applied knowledge in electrical components, L4 electrical systems, or electrical controls
Proven examples on dedication to achieving goals
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
ISE assignment is not available for this position
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 www.caterpillar.com/careers
SummaryEarthmoving Division currently has an opening for an Engineer-Design position located in Decatur, IL. In this role, you will develop electrical system and installation designs to meet internal and external customer requirements in addition to achieving time, cost, and quality goals for current and future motor grader product offerings. A successful candidate will excel at effectively working within a cross functional team environment in collaborative product and process development (CPPD).