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NPI Program Manager



mossville, il, usa
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.


To lead an Enterprise wide NPI team for base machine electronics & software architecture integrating Automation & Autonomy, Grade, Telematics, Condition Monitoring, and related technologies.

Job Duties

Provides leadership to Enterprise wide NPI team accountable for base machine electronics & software architecture integrating Automation & Autonomy, Grade, Telematics, Condition Monitoring, and related technologies. Team must develop thorough understanding of assigned product group requirements and develop rigorous plans with engineering execution across base machines meeting product group time, cost, and quality targets.

Team develops a 10–12-year product development plan for base machine technology integration in partnership with and in support of the product groups, ensuring base machines meet all functional and reliability goals, financial targets, customer satisfaction and budget pertaining to technology integration.

Incumbent ensures development and training of team. Decisions directly impact product group sales and profit, research, and capital investment. Continuing challenge is to gain consensus from a variety of disciplines on appropriate goals, development plans and resources to assure program success.

Moderate travel required (5% - 15% of working time).

Basic Qualifications

The position requires a college or university degree or equivalent experience.

In addition, 10-15 years of progressively responsible job-related experience are typically required.

The position requires thorough knowledge of company products and product applications, including a background in electronics.

Broad company knowledge and strong understanding of product development for electronics & software is also required.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, or persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific actions.

Top Candidates will also have

Advanced Degree

Other experience

Additional Information

The location for this position is Mossville, IL

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected candidate.

This position may require less than 10% travel

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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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.

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media


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