Design Engineer - Industrial Engines
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 Impact 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.
As a Design Engineer at Caterpillar in the Fluid Systems Engineering Team, you will participate in complex engineering projects including the design, test and development of new product concepts for release to production in a manner to ensure those products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability. Emphasis of this position is on creating concepts and executing the design and development of complex engineering projects.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Prepares concept, design, development, and feasibility studies of complex engineering projects.
Executes the product development process coordinating the design, analysis, and computer simulation effort.
Prepares development plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates.
Detailed interaction 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.
Evaluates, defines, and resolves design and manufacturing problems.
Uses technical expertise and product knowledge 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.
Bachelor’s Degree in an accredited Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering, curriculum plus 3-5 years’ experience or a Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering, plus 1 to 2 years’ experience or a doctorate engineering degree.
Outstanding analytical, organizational, communication and time management skills.
Ability to work in a team environment, communicating technical information and development progress to team members and others
Top candidates will also have:
Ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts.
Good mechanical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts.
Demonstrated leadership ability taking a product design from concept to production.
CAD Design Experience (Creo, Pro/E, Solidworks, etc.)
Simulation led design experience, ability to iterate designs quickly based on analysis results.
Relocation assistance IS available for this position.
This position is located in Mossville, IL.
What You Will Get
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 day-one benefits, including but not limited to:
Competitive salary and annual bonus program
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)
Company-matched 401(k) plan
Health savings account (HSA)
Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Short and long-term disability coverage
Paid parental leave
Healthy Lifestyle Programs
Employee Assistance Programs
Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)
Strong community involvement
Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.
Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) designs, tests and manufactures 0.5 to 18L engines that not only power Caterpillar machines, but also power over 5000 other applications including Marine, Petroleum, Industrial Applications, Electric Generators, and Locomotives. Caterpillar’s company strategy includes sustainability as one of four focus areas and IPSD is engaged and actively preparing green energy solutions for the future.
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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 #LI
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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