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Caterpillar, Inc. Motor Grader Machine Integration Technology Lead in Peoria, Illinois

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who 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.

The Motor Grader Machine Integration Technology Lead (internally known as Engineering Project Team Leader) is accountable for developing and integrating technology solutions on current and future generation machines, which includes robust integration of all machine systems for superior machine performance, meeting product quality objectives, defining and achieving machine variable cost objectives, and delivering against overall product development project schedules. The holder of this position is responsible for ensuring the machine technical specifications are in alignment with customer and business requirements. They lead and participate on teams throughout the enterprise, as needed, to make certain the machine is developed and manufactured to meet customer requirements.

The Integration Lead will have outstanding technical skill and engineering judgment, demonstrated by delivering results in technically challenging assignments in design, machine development or research, or component development. This leader must have excellent technical communication skills and demonstrated team leader capability. They must display a strong passion for building a constructive culture within Caterpillar, developing superior products, and continually improving design and development capability.

What You Will Do:

  • Successfully execute complex new product development programs from proof-of-concept to production, ensuring timely and budget-compliant delivery while surpassing requirements.

  • Lead and coordinate a global team of indirect reports in developing comprehensive project and requirements, navigating intricate technical trade-offs, and decisively bringing projects to fruition.

  • Offer innovative solutions to technical obstacles by leveraging robust technical expertise and exemplary leadership skills.

  • Serve as a technical contributor and lead design, machine development or research, or component development.

  • Effectively communicate project results and status updates to stakeholders, fostering transparency and alignment.

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to team members to elevate their technical proficiency and facilitate the provision of superior technical solutions.

What You Have (Basic Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Engineering curriculum.

  • Extensive industry experience in construction or manufacturing, providing a deep understanding of industry dynamics and challenges for effectively delivering superior Products and Services.

  • Proven proficiency in integrating electrical/electronic components, with a focus on Technical Excellence .

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, facilitating effective stakeholder engagement and team collaboration, crucial for Influencing Through Expertise .

  • Strong team management skills, evidenced by successful leadership of global teams, a critical requirement for effective Team Management in this position.

Top Candidates Will Have :

  • An accredited Master of Science degree in engineering.

  • Extensive experience in engineering, manufacturing, or machine test.

  • Successful completion of 6 Sigma DMAIC and DMEDI Black Belt training.

  • 6 Sigma Black Belt certification.

  • Concurrent Product and Process Design & New Product Introduction experience.

  • Project Management training and experience developing schedules.

  • Experience with Motor Grader product development in a system design or test team.

Additional Info :

  • 10-15% domestic and international travel is expected.

  • Domestic relocation is available to those who qualify.

  • ISE assignments are not available.

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

About Caterpillar:

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.


Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

May 16, 2024 - May 30, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community (http://flows.beamery.com/caterpillarinc/talcom) .

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.