Caterpillar, Inc. Incremental Product Request Engineering Project Team Lead in Lafayette, Indiana

Incremental Product Request Engineering Project Team Lead


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Caterpillar's Large Power Systems Division (LPSD) designs and manufacturesdiesel, gas and remanufactured engines, ranging from 400 kilowatts to 16 megawatts ofpower, and the key engine systems such as fuel, air, aftertreatment and coolingwhich are used to power oil & gas, electric power, marine, railand Cat machine applications around the world.

LPSD currently hasan opening for an Incremental Product Request Engineering Project Lead position located at our Lafayette, IN facility.As an Engineer and Senior Engineering Project Team Lead, you will lead a team to accelerate development of custom natural gas and diesel engine products. You will manage the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn and stay abreast of innovative technology, mentor and coach enterprise team members, and deepen your professional network.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead global teams in the design of new products, processes, components, and systems

  • Supporting customer service and marketing inquiries

  • Develop and release new iron to meet customer application

  • Configure bill of materials using existing or new program specific iron

  • Managing product quality projects / Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) - defining root cause and solution implementation and validation using Six Sigma DMAIC principles Conducting design reviews with a cross functional audience

  • Working with component support team, validation team, factory operations, application and installation, customer service teams and suppliers as needed to ensure robust product solutions.

  • Conducting engine test and validation

  • + + + + + + Providing technical leadership to the team

  • Communicate results to global customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units

  • Acknowledge and raise customers’ and management’s awareness of trade-offs between time, resources and quality.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering and/or Engineering Technology

  • 5 years' of engineering experience related to Large Gas Engine Performance Development

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proven team leadership skills

  • Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work well independently and as a collaborative member of a cross functional team

  • Large gas and/or diesel troubleshooting skills

  • Advanced understanding of large gas engine operation

  • Understanding of Caterpillar engine product configuration

  • Caterpillar 6 Sigma training

  • Familiarity with CSA, EU and API standards

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Proficiency working with computers and computer systems.

  • Software programs used frequently include, but not limited to: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Creo, Team Center, Canape, Canalyzer, DATK, Cat ET

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Job Engineering

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Lafayette

Unposting Date: Dec 16, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 18000C4M