Caterpillar is Hiring | Senior Associate Engineer (Heavy Structures) |

Position – Senior Associate Engineer ( Heavy Structures)
Company – Caterpillar
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you’re joining a global team that cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Duties / Responsibilities

Design and Development: Create detailed designs for large structure components, ensuring compliance with industry standards and safety regulations. 

Analysis and Simulation: Perform structural analysis and simulations to predict the behavior and performance of large structure components under various conditions.

Material Selection: Evaluate and select appropriate materials for the construction of large structure components based on strength, durability, and cost considerations.

Prototyping and Testing: Oversee the creation of prototypes and conduct tests to validate design assumptions and ensure structural integrity.

Project Management: Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project completion.

Collaboration: Work closely with other engineers and stakeholders to integrate large structure components into broader project plans.

Compliance and Safety: Ensure all designs and constructions comply with relevant codes, standards, and safety regulations.

Documentation: Prepare detailed technical documentation, including design specifications, test reports, and maintenance manuals.

Quality Control: Implement quality control procedures to ensure the structural integrity and reliability of large structures.

Problem-Solving: Identify and resolve engineering issues that arise during the design, construction, and maintenance of large structure components

Innovation: Stay updated with the latest advancements in mechanical engineering and incorporate innovative solutions into designs.

Skill Descriptors

Analytical Thinking :

Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.

Effective Communications :

Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Managing Multiple Priorities :

Knowledge of effective self-management practices; ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.:

Technical Excellence :

Knowledge of a given technology and various application methods; ability to develop and provide solutions to significant technical challenges.

Computer-Aided Design & Engineering :

Knowledge of tools and techniques of specialized in Creo simulations; ability to produce, analysis, simulate and test product design drafts.

Product Design – MFG :

Knowledge of processes, approaches, tools and techniques of product design; ability to convert customer and market requirements into product design.

Product Design and Development :

Knowledge of product features; ability to design, build, and develop a new product, technology, or service from concept through to production.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent with 1 ~4 years of experience
  • Good understanding of GD&T standards and basic engine system
  • Knowledge of Creo modules
  • Good communication and presentation skills
Desired Qualification
  • Experience in Caterpillar engineering processes like APQP, PPAP, CPPD, FMEA, etc.
  • Experience in Creo Design
  • Experience in FEA results analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience resolving engineering issues with manufacturing/factory floor.
  • Familiar with Large-structure Manufacturing process

Relocation is available for this position.

Posting Dates: July 9, 2024 – July 16, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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