Mechanical Design Engineer at Caterpillar

Mechanical Design Engineer at Caterpillar

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Job TitleMechanical Design Engineer at Caterpillar
DescriptionAs a Design Engineer at Caterpillar, you will have an opportunity to direct and participate in the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability
Work LocationChennai – India
Employment TypeFULL TIME


  • Creates concepts and supports the design and development of complex engineering projects
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate Bill of Material structure for Hydraulic Mining Shovel machine platform
  • Build and manage machine top-level Creo models
  • Assure quality modeling techniques are used in the development of the components, groups, and systems for the shovel
  • Manage space claim and resolve interferences on machine platform, coordinating with supporting engineering teams
  • Interact with supporting teams to maintain product-line commonality
  • Provides guidance to other engineers responsible for portions of the product project to ensure development schedules are met.
  • Support virtual build reviews for planning, operations, safety, and serviceability personnel
  • Maintain machine technical specification documents
  • Support marketing and commercial teams with technical information and simplified models
  • Review platform-specific literature to ensure accuracy prior to publishing
  • Support product health organization using technical expertise and product knowledge in addressing machine CPI and customer issues
  • Conducts technical evaluations of major systems on competitive products
  • Evaluates defines and resolves design and manufacturing problems
  • Travels to foreign and domestic plants, dealerships and customer job sites to solve design problems or to field-test locations to evaluate a product improvement


Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum and 4-12 years in progressive assignments to gain experience in engineering and manufacturability concepts


  • Hydraulic Mining Shovel product experience
  • High level of proficiency in Creo and Teamcenter engineering systems
  • Knowledge of the engineering releasing and product change control processes
  • Knowledge of Caterpillar processes (i.e. NPI, CPPD, PPRD, APQP, CPI)
  • Strong analytical skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a global engineering environment
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities as needs arise
  • Prior off-highway machine mechanical design experience