Caterpillar is hiring for Manufacturing Engineers

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Major Job Functions and Responsibilities: 

Job duties includes but not limited to the following:

  • Execute design of Jigs, fixtures, gauges, templates, work holding devices & tools that include assembly build stands, shipping stands, kits, pallets, lifting fixtures, machining fixtures, fabrication fixtures & fixtures for paint shop incorporating pneumatic & hydraulic elements.
  • Should be very fluent in Creo software on modelling & detailing.
  • Conceptualize, design & develop tooling as per the requirement & specifications.
  • Collaborate with process planning engineers, manufacturing, engineering & operations to arrive at the functional specification of the tool design & deliver high quality results. 
  • Exceptional knowledge in the calculation of the machining cutting force, selection of cutting tools, selection of the cylinders/ clamps, knowledge about various suppliers of cylinders, pumps & other components.
  • Should have knowledge about selection of various perishable tools per requirement.
  • Execute selection of assembly tools for the assembly operations
  • Should have good working knowledge on the assembly tools (manual & power) available in the market, being used in the assembly line and should be able to select the appropriate tool based on the application & torque requirement and should perform tooling validation to check for ergonomics, accessibility & reachability.
  • Structurally validate the tool design using creo simulation / other FEA packages.
  • Should have working knowledge to read & interpret engineering / manufacturing drawing with complex GD&T symbols.
  • Should have thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts, heat treat operations, etc.,
  • Familiarization with the supplier selection process, quoting, shipment & logistic is desired.
  • Take initiative in cost reduction opportunities applying value-engineering techniques. Also, develop & implement ways to reduce the cycle time of the tool design projects.
  • Be a technical resource hub on tooling for the enterprise. Mentor share & develop less experience engineers on the tooling work. 

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Ability to communicate technical information, project status & results effectively with team members and others in the Caterpillar worldwide.
  • Ability to function as an individual contributor or project leader.
  • Ability to network and establish collaborative relationships within Caterpillar.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Basic Requirements:

  • An appropriate technical or university degree combined with a minimum of 8 year of appropriate manufacturing experience or a minimum of 3 years as a Manufacturing Engineer 1, or appropriate equivalent external experience. 
  • Experience in tooling and fixture manufacturing activities
  • Fluent in English listening, reading, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to travel internationally 25% of the time.

Top candidates will also have:

  • Working knowledge on UG NX on modeling & detailing
  • Tool room supervisory experience
  • Tool prove out or run off experience at client location

Relocation is available for this position.

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