Senior Engineer at Caterpillar

  • Engineering/Architecture, Engineer Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Minnesota, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Senior Engineer at Caterpillar

Caterpillar, the largest Construction Equipment manufacturer in the World, is seeking a highly experienced Senior Engineer to be part of our engineering team at one of our facilities within Illinois and/or Minnesota. 

The role will direct and participate in the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability. Position will work both as an individual contributor and as part of a project team on Caterpillar Earthmoving equipment such as, but not limited to Wheel Loaders, Track-type Tractors, Motor Graders, Compactors, Pavers, Cold Planers and Rotary Mixers.

Specifically, as a Senior Engineer (internally known as Senior Engineer-Design), you can expect to:

  • Continually learn and stay abreast of innovative technology such as machine learning algorithms, payload systems, adaptive controls, and self-learning machines

  • Demonstrated foundational product development skills such as conceptual design, development of product and/or process, data analysis & extraction, failure resolution & prevention, and requirements management.

  • Leading and collaborating across functional groups in the design, development and maintenance of heavy equipment structural systems

  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) for Caterpillar’s Earthmoving division and direct and manage key decisions related to product safety, decision consultation, regulatory and compliance

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Agricultural, Chemical, Material Science, Civil, etc.)

  • 6+ years of extensive experience in one of the following areas:

  • HVAC components and systems

  • Control systems development

  • Engine system design and installation

  • New product development

  • Electrical integration or machine electrification

  • Design and test of mobile equipment

  • Hydraulics system design and installation

Top candidates will also bring:

  • Experience with one or more of the following systems: Power BI, Tableau, Dewesoft, EDAQ, Creo 3D modeling or Creo Simulate (FEA), MATLAB, Python  

  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and build trust across a wide and diverse range of people – customers, dealers, product specialists, internal partners, suppliers, technicians, engineers, and leadership team

  • Proven team leadership and people development skills

  • Ability to learn and leverage Continues Process Improvement (CPI) strategies across the enterprise

Additional Details:

  • Location: Earthmoving engineering offices in Illinois (Peoria, Aurora, or Decatur) or Minneapolis (Brooklyn Park)

  • Domestic relocation is available to those who qualify

  • Visa sponsorship is available to those who qualify

  • 25% of travel is expected

  • ISE assignment is not available for this position


How We Support You (Employee Benefits):

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 [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

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

The Power of Everyone :

At Caterpillar, we believe each person is unique and valued, and are committed to ensuring that our workplace is diverse and representative of the many customers we serve around the globe. Different perspectives help us achieve our best work and come together to form a high-performing Caterpillar team that makes positive changes in the communities where we live and work.

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