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Design Engineer

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Location: Lafayette, IN, United States
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 10, 2021

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Career Area:

Engineering

Job Description:

BUILD WHAT MATTERS

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 Large Power Systems Division in Lafayette, IN currently has an opening for a Design Engineer. As a Design Engineer at Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to direct and participate in the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability. This position will have primary responsibility for various aspects of G3500 natural gas large engine design and maintenance.   

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

  • Complete bill of material configuration management
  • Managing material cost reduction projects - defining projects and validation
  • Managing product quality projects - defining root cause and solution implementation and validation using Six Sigma DMAIC principles
  • Managing Continuous Product Improvement or CPI projects using Six Sigma DMAIC principles for - defining root cause, solution implementation and validation
  • Conducting DFMEA to drive validation requirements on product changes
  • Conducting design reviews with a cross functional audience
  • Production factory build support
  • Supporting customer service and marketing inquiries
  • Working with component support team, validation team, factory operations, application and installation and customer service teams as needed to ensure robust product solutions.
  • Travel to supplier or customer sites pending project need (~10% travel)

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • 2 years of engineering experience related to Engines
  • A basic understanding of large gas and/or diesel engine operation

Top Candidates will also have:

  • A strong personal initiative
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as a collaborative member of a cross functional team
  • Large gas and/or diesel troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of Caterpillar engine product configuration
  • Caterpillar 6 Sigma training
  • Familiarity with CSA, EU and API standards
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Proficiency working with computers and computer systems.  Software programs used frequently include, but not limited to: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Creo, Team Center


Additional Information:

  • Location of this position is in Lafayette, IN.
  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.
  • This position may require less than 10% travel. 

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

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Relocation is available for this position.

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

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Job Info

Mar 10, 2021

R0000017305

United States


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