Location: Tianjin, TJ, China
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2021
JOB DUTIES: Conceives and provides practical product design applications using complex technical principles. Emphasis of this position is on creating concepts and directing the design and development of complex engineering projects.
Prepares concept, design, development, and feasibility studies of complex engineering projects. Delegates portions of the project to other engineers and leads and coordinates the design, analysis, and computer simulation effort. Prepares development plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates. Acts as the development team leader by interacting with Plant locations and various engineering departments. Conducts technical evaluations of major systems on competitive products.
Coordinates product tests with prove design and prototype build up and test areas. Provides guidance to other engineers responsible for portions of the product project to ensure development schedules are met.
Evaluates, defines, and resolves design and manufacturing problems. Travels to foreign and domestic plants, dealerships, and customer job sites to solve design problems or to field test locations to evaluate a product improvement. Uses technical expertise and product knowledge to play the leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with Test and Evaluation, Service, Plant personnel, suppliers, and consultants. Works with manufacturability teams resolving problems with manufacturing and statistical process controls.
Keeps abreast of latest technological advancements and prepares design concepts and develops unique product design features the Company often patents to gain competitive advantage. Travels worldwide to suppliers, production plants, dealerships, customer job sites, and field test locations related to the development of engineering projects and problem resolution.
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Requires a bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 3-5 years experience or a masters degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science plus 1 to 2 years experience or a doctorate engineering degree. Incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts. Must have a good mechanical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts. Requires strong leadership ability and good communications skills.
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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