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Engineering Project Team Leader



mossville, il, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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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.

Role Definition

Caterpillar’s Large Power Systems Division has an opening for an experienced design engineer as an Engineering Project Team Leader in the Fuel Systems solenoid team. In this role located in Mossville IL, you would join a team of engineers developing and supporting electromagnetic solenoids for Caterpillar fuel injectors and pumps. The position works at the intersection between electrical and mechanical engineering and offers a breadth of technical & team leadership opportunities: supplier collaboration, technical problem-solving, hands-on testing, design control ownership, quality issue resolution, NTI/NPI program leadership, design validation, manufacturing implementation, and leadership of complex projects & teams.


  • Collaborate with suppliers to identify and resolve design, manufacturing, and quality issues

  • Develop, validate, and implement design changes

  • Communicate project status with stakeholders and participating functional areas

  • Act as design control owner, resolving any engineering-related questions related to products in the design control

  • Requires a degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum.

  • Develop project scope to address business challenges and opportunities.

  • Coordinating resources across the businesses with sales and marketing, product development groups, value chain and manufacturing.

  • Overseeing project progress and costs; communicating status with stakeholders and participating functional areas; addressing and resolving problems.

  • Directing project staffing; motivating and developing project team and team members.

Degree Requirement

Degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum required

Skill Descriptors

Products and Services: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of major products and services and product and service groups; ability to apply knowledge of product and service appropriately to diverse situations.

Technical Excellence: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of a given technology and various application methods; ability to develop and provide solutions to significant technical challenges.

Influencing Through Expertise: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies; ability to use these to deepen own expertise and impact or challenge decisions within and outside own organization.

Project Management: Level Expert

Knowledge of effective project management strategies and tactics; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of technical and administrative resources to achieve project objectives.

Team Management: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of effective team building techniques; ability to form and manage effective teams.

Requirements Analysis: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of tools, methods, and techniques of requirement analysis; ability to elicit, analyze and record required business functionality and non-functionality requirements to ensure the success of a system or software development project.

Troubleshooting Technical Problems: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of troubleshooting approaches, tools and techniques; ability to anticipate, detect and resolve technical problems in a manufacturing environment.

Product Design and Development: Level Extensive Experience

Knowledge of product features; ability to design, build, and develop a new product, technology, or service from concept through to production.

Additional Information

  • This position will close 7/15/2024 at 11:59 pm.

  • The location for this position is onsite in Mossville, IL (Building AC).

  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position.

  • This position may require less than 25% 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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Relocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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.

Posting Dates:

June 27, 2024 - July 15, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

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