Senior Design Engineer – Hydraulics System

Career Area: Engineering

Job Description:

Caterpillar’s Medium Wheel Loader products play a key role in helping our customers build a better world and we have a great opportunity for you to join the team that makes that happen! As a Senior Design Engineer on the Hydraulics System team, you will work with a global team to solve complex technical problems and be responsible for designing and developing systems that power and control our machines.

Specifically, you can expect to:

Work closely with the machine platform teams, global hydraulic team, and other system teams to develop highly integrated solutions

Define application and component requirements, concept design, risk & FMEA assessment

Collaborate with a worldwide team of component and validation engineers, suppliers, and procurement professionals to bring full value chain solutions to production

Identify and coordinate completion of validation activities of your designs, which may include simulation, lab testing, and on-machine testing and controls tuning

Detailed analysis of test results or inspection details may be required to ensure risk is mitigated and conclusions documented

Prepare and present design reviews and make recommendations

Provide end-of-line test support, both virtual and in-person, at our global facilities as needed

Troubleshoot system issues from machines in the field working with Product Support teams

Occasional travel to facilities, suppliers and customer sites could be expected

Activities could also include business/financial analysis, implement process improvements for lean execution and on-machine data collection & analysis

To be successful in this role, you must bring (Basic Qualifications):

Requires a bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum (Mechanical, Agricultural, Electrical, or Aeronautical Engineering)

5+ years of relevant engineering or product development experience

Demonstrated ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts

Must have a good mechanical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts

Top candidates will also bring:

Requires a self-starter with strong technical skills and excellent analytical skills

Hydraulic components or systems knowledge, preferably in mobile equipment

Proficiency in simulation tools

Experience in New Product/Technology Introduction (NPI/NTI) and Continuous Product Improvement (CPI)

Experience leading projects

This position requires up to 10% travel to domestic and international locations.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

ISE assignment is not available for this position

Sponsorship is 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 .

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

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