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Caterpillar, Inc. NPI Technician in Acuna, United States

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Whether it be ground-breaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen.


To ensure engineering release and change documentation conform to established engineering practices and maintain engineering data in the corporate Engineering Data System (EDS).


Maintains a Matrix with all ECN notifications and currents status and coordinate the correct implementation

Analyzes ECN to make the proper arrangements to avoid excess inventory of components and made the proper components notice disposition

Analyzes engineering job packages containing engineering release and change notices, drawings and related documents to ensure company engineering standards and procedures are followed. Checks clarity, completeness and accuracy and ensures documents and drawings are in agreement

Analyzes engineering documentation, drawings, etc., ensures proper production data definition and enters into EDS. Verifies accuracy of data prepared by other Engineering Release & Change Clerks prior to entry into EDS.

Refers to EDS data base releases to ensure adherence of restrictions placed on use of parts and specifications including avoidance of using canceled parts. Ensures all affected engineering drawings are changed accordingly.

Analyzes new engineering drawing releases to determine distribution and prepares and routes for typing, reproduction and distribution.

Performs related duties such as analyzing and working packages through releasing, instruction design personnel of engineering release practices, maintaining close contact with other engineering departments regarding shared EDS parts data, etc.


Required: SAP inventory and Planning knowledge

Drawing Interpretation

EDS Notice Interpretation

2-4 years collage degree or prior job experience.

Experience in lower level jobs in either availability & inventory management, purchasing, transportation & engineering or dealer services, storeroom and/or manufacturing.


Distribution Requirements Planning,

NPI Flow Process

PPAP Flow Process

All qualified individuals, including women, are encouraged to apply

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.