Career Area: Engineering
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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