Cat Careers – Senior Design Engineer

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Job Description:

The Senior Design Engineer will lead a team of Caterpillar and Contract engineers to provide cabs for Motor Graders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manageing trade-offs to meet overall system requirements
  • Working with Industrial Design to manage Design Aesthetics
  • Managing interface with the cab component groups as well as the Decatur machine groups
  • Monitoring Quality using the APQP process for NPI projects.
  • Developing project management plans
  • Supporting Cab Architects on resource and budget management
  • Directing UX Methodologies (Design Thinking, Empathic Design, Personas, Journey Maps)
  • Managing product cost and research and development costs
  • Directing User Requirements development, including tradeoff (e.g., HMI, Climate, Visibility, etc.)
  • Managing NPI, CPI, and current production update projects

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Technical and functional understanding of machine systems, cab systems, and/or components.
  • 5+ years of equivalent work experience.
  • A strong understanding of New Product Development (NPI), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), proactive reliability, Collaborative
  • Product and Process Development (CPPD), budgeting and FMEAs is required.
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or MBA
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum
  • Cab design experience, Black Belt experience and project management experience is desired.
  • Technical and functional understanding of Operator application/needs/preferences

Job Details:

Company: Caterpillar

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Decatur, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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