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Electrical Engineer

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Are you looking to start your career innovating and impacting the world? If so, we have a great opportunity for you to join the Earthmoving Engineering team in Decatur, IL or Peoria, IL at Caterpillar as a Design Engineer in Electrical Systems. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and stretch your engineering skills while developing electrical systems and installation designs to meet internal and external customer requirements while achieving time, cost, and quality goals for current and future motor grader product offerings. This is a great opportunity to learn how to excel at working within a cross functional team environment in Collaborative Product and Process Development (CPPD) at Caterpillar!
Specifically, in this role, you can expect to:

  • Lead the development of concepts and designs to meet project requirements

  • Lead the development of the electrical system and electrical schematic

  • Evaluate the performance of current production designs and identify improvement opportunities

  • Delegate and direct portions of the design to other supporting engineers

  • Select, place and mount electrical component

  • Integrate and route wiring harnesses and cables in CREO

  • Collaborate with other system teams and value stream partners to deliver optimal product

  • Conduct technical reviews to ensure robust designs

  • Develop and execute validation plans

  • Resolve New Product Introduction (NPI) and Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) issues

  • Support factory and product for electrical related issues

    To be successful in this role, you must bring (Basic Qualifications):

    • Bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum, preferably Electrical Engineering

    • Minimum of 1 year of experience or Masters Degree in Engineering

    • Strong Microsoft O365 abilities

    • Strong leadership and communication skills

      Top Candidates Will Also Bring:

      • Hands-on experience with construction, or related, equipment

      • Demonstrated application of problem-solving methods

      • Experience with CREO and TeamCenter

      • Basic understanding of electrical components, L4 electrical systems, or electrical controls

      • Proven examples on dedication to achieving goal

        Additional Details:

        • Location: Peoria, IL or Decatur, IL

        • Domestic relocation is available to those who qualify

        • ISE assignment is not available for this position

          How We Support You (Employee Benefits):
          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).
          The Power of Everyone ( :
          At Caterpillar, we believe each person is unique and valued, and are committed to ensuring that our workplace is diverse and representative of the many customers we serve around the globe. Different perspectives help us achieve our best work and come together to form a high-performing Caterpillar team that makes positive changes in the communities where we live and work.
          Learn about Caterpillar at
          Final details:
          Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application - please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.
          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
          EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
          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.

Keywords: Caterpillar, Decatur , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Decatur, Alabama

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