Component & System Quality Senior Engineer


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Tucson, AZ
Contract type: Full time
Career Area: Engineering

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

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. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in - the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce, Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer\'s needs. Join us.

Job Description:

This position is for the Component and System Quality Engineer for the Engine/Power, Cooling, & Hydraulic Installation organization within Wheeled Products Engineering (WPE). This important position is responsible for the division leadership in the utilization of the APQP process along with monitoring and providing guidance on improving the quality of our systems. The scope of products influenced are all wheeled machines within Resource Industries.

Job Duties / Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for the overall management of component and system quality related to Engine/Power, Cooling, & Hydraulic Installation of wheeled Resource Industries machines

Leadership in division APQP education and improvement along with the tracking of metrics related to the APQP process

Close coordination with organization\'s Assembly Quality engineer to ensure quality events in the field or the factory are quickly addressed to improve the customer experience

Develop and/or manage the development of data dashboards related to product quality to help the team to quickly identify areas for improvement

Perform quality “carryover” analyses of Cooling and Hydraulic Installation systems to ensure any current issues are addressed during New Product Introduction (NPI) programs

Coordinate with division Engineering Managers on quality focus areas and improvement plan development

Standard work and process improvement development, update, and maintenance

Work with suppliers and Supplier Collaboration Engineers to ensure high quality parts are available to support build requirements

Lead special projects related to product / component quality assessment or improvement

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor\'s degree in Engineering from an accredited university

7+ years of engineering experience

Top Candidates will also have:

Experience with APQP tools and/or process

Good communication skills and experience working in a team environment

Previous product development experience

Experience with Engine Installation & Cooling or Hydraulic Installation

Strong understanding of Caterpillar quality systems

Additional Information:

The primary location for this position is Mossville, IL

Domestic relocation assistance is available

This position may require 25% travel

Sponsorship is not available

This posting will close at midnight on October 9, 2022

Employee benefit details:

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 benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

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

Final details:

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