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Position – Associate Engineer
Company – Caterpillar
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description


The successful candidate for this Associate Engineer/ Sr. Associate Engineer position must have a Doctorate/Post Graduate degree from a reputed institution, in an accredited Engineering curriculum (Mechanical/Design/Automobile/Aerospace) plus 2+ years of simulation experience related to product development/validation. He/she will be part of the Machine Structural Simulation team which performs virtual validation related to structural durability of Caterpillar machine structures.

Incumbents must have demonstrated technical/analysis competency related to

  1. Structural durability of Mechanical Systems/Components (Vibration, Fatigue, Stress)
  2. Expert in Fatigue assessment techniques
  3. Expertise in using FEA tools like (Siemens) NX/Nastran/Abaqus/FE-Safe etc for solving complex non-linear FEA, Multiphysics simulations related to structural durability
  4. Sound understanding of principles of linkages, structural systems
  5. Experience as an individual contributor in performing complex validation projects/programs, technical coaching/mentoring other team members

Preferred Non-Technical Skills:

  • Requires a self-starter with strong technical skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform complex tasks
  • Must have ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the work group
  • Demonstrated excellent judgement and decision-making ability
  • Demonstrated ability to independently solve problems
  • Excellent Team work and collaboration skills

Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world – making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.

With 2019 sales and revenues of $53.8 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed. The company principally operates through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.


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