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Caterpillar, Inc. Engineer Test/Validation in Mossville, Illinois

Engineer Test/Validation


At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Test/Validation Engineer in Mossville, IL.

Product Support and Logistics Division

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.

As a Test/Validation Engineer you will be partnering with design team to identify, evaluate, and validate new products, processes, or systems. This position is responsible for the validation and development of the tracks, roller, idlers, and sprockets for track-type construction equipment.

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

  • Pre-test preparation, inspection, and instrumentation of components to collect desired data

  • Lab test development and execution to evaluate new products, processes, or systems

  • Analysis of test data and database maintenance

  • Document and communicate test results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units

  • Contribute to the design of new products and processes

  • Perform test equipment and procedure maintenance activities

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website .

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum, preferably Mechanical, Agricultural, Applied Mechanics, or Metallurgical Engineering

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of Engineering experience

  • Willingness to travel up to 10%

Top Candidates Will Also Have

  • Prior test and product development experience

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, complemented by the ability to develop and deliver technical presentations

  • Ability to collect and efficiently organized detailed information

  • Strong computer and data analysis skills

  • Undercarriage or TTT design or development experience

  • Understanding of Caterpillar engineering drawings

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • High personal and professional ethics- Must be a self-starter that requires minimal supervision, anticipates issues, and takes appropriate action.

  • The ability to work or lead multiple projects simultaneously and to make sound priority decisions

Additional Information:

This position does not offer relocation

This position requires 10% or less travel.

This posting will close on WEEKDAY, Month/DAY, YEAR at 11:59 pm CST.

Job Engineering

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Mossville

Req ID: 200002KX