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Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2021
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The Industrial Power Systems Division currently has an opening for a Senior Engineer Test/Validation located in Mossville, IL.
As a Sr. Engineer Test/Validation for the Facility & Operations Support Team, your primary role is to develop, implement, and own mechanical standards & processes. The overall aim will be to ensure that all facility processes are carried out in the safest, most time-efficient and cost-effective way possible. This will be achieved through the review and modification of existing processes, as well as design and implementation of new processes and procedures. All tasks will be performed in strict accordance with internal policies and SOPs as well as any relevant external regulations. To ensure full compliance, maintaining accurate documentation is critical to the role.
This role will require the candidate to collaborate with global peers to ensure consistent standards are being used across GED (Global Engine Development) and the Tech Center campus. Your assistance will be required for assigning and balancing the workload within the mechanical team. In addition, you will support all functions related to FSR (Facility Service Request) projects. You will lead or support projects and have accountability for various tasks, including, but not limited to:
Defining the scope of a project.
Designing test build or cell systems.
Quoting, budgeting, and delivering projects on time, including material procurement, build, commissioning, and supplier invoicing.
Mechanical engineers in the Facility & Support team will be asked to demonstrate skills/knowledge in the following:
CAD - Pro-E/CREO (3D modeling), AutoDesk/AutoCAD, print reading, GD&T (geometric dimensioning & tolerance)
Thermodynamics - heating/cooling, structures, statics, etc.
Metering and controllers - Coriolis meter, Roots meter, density positive displacement meter, torque meters, valves, etc.
Dynamometers - AC/DC motors &drives, eddy current, hydraulic pump, & water brake
Drivelines – splines, transmissions, torque converters, gearboxes, differentials, axles, planetary, etc.
FEA – CREO Simulate, etc.
Life safety systems - MSA, camera, intrinsically safe transducers, intrinsically safe detection, etc.
National standards - ASME, ASTM, NFPA, National Electric Code, etc.
Measurement transducers - pressure, linear, thermocouple, C.T., V.T, RTD, etc.
Safety & Quality processes - LOTO (lock out, tag out, try out), SW (standard work), SJP (safe job procedures), PHA (preliminary hazard analysis, CI (continuous improvement), FMEA (failure mode effects analysis), & 5 Star
Project management -VM manager, Gantt charts, etc.
You will design and support systems including:
Air handling (engine exhaust, combustion air, and cell ventilation)
Fluid supply/return (jacket, glycol, DEF, oil, steam, chilled, SCAC, Nalcool, etc.)
Heat exchangers (tube & shell and plate & frame)
Cooling towers and chillers
Steam and Condensate
Fuel supply/return (diesel, propane, natural gas, carbon dioxide, methane, and hydrogen)
* Bachelor's degree in engineering required
* 5+ years of facilities engineering experience
* Previous design experience (CAD, Pro-E, etc.)
Top Candidates will also have:
* Masters degree
* Previous experience with research of internal and external regulations
Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.
This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to 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
SummaryTo serve as an experienced, individual contributor on projects and assignments that are complex in nature and that support and enhance Caterpillar product performance, durability, reliability, quality, and serviceability.