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Caterpillar, Inc. Engineering Specialist-Design in Tucson, Arizona

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Job Description:

Responsibilities of the P&C Team Lead include:

  • Ownership for all aspects of machine performance, in both new product development and existing field products

  • Lead team of virtual product development resources to test and validate design concepts

  • Coach and mentor team of machine controls developers

  • Understand machine application profiles as inputs to the development process

  • Work with product support and region teams to support customer inquiries

  • Own and grow virtual product model garage, developing and validating new models as required

  • Support machine controls development for new product introductions, working across matrix to create and validate machine controls

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum

  • 9-13 years in progressive assignments to gain experience in controls development and virtual validation

  • 2+ years with dynamic system simulation tools, including Matlab suite of tools

  • 2+ years with previous machine controls development experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's degree or greater in an Engineering field

  • Experience with Hydraulic Mining Shovel product line

  • Previous use of Dynasty simulation tool for virtual product development

  • Knowledge of Caterpillar product development processes

  • Understanding of loading machine applications within mining environments

  • Must be an effective communicator, comfortable working in a global engineering environment

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

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.