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Control System Team Lead

Location Chillicothe, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000099167

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Job Description:

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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.


As a Control System Team Lead with the Energy & Transportation Power Systems team, you will lead a team in the planning, development, validation, and deployment of Caterpillar Electronic Systems and Controls supporting the Electric Power Generation and Oil & Gas industries.   Areas of responsibility include system and hardware component requirements and definition, software content and release planning, management of schedule to meet program needs, and accountability for full system on-time delivery with expected quality. This position requires technical knowledge of electronic systems, software development, and control strategies, and also requires strong leadership skills.

Job Duties

Provide direct leadership to a team of engineers

Drive system and component requirements definition

Define software content and release schedule to meet program needs

Assure NPI and CPI issue resolution within system scope

Assure system content and quality readiness to meet NPI milestones

Communicate project updates in deep dives, DRs, GWs, and other reviews

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum

At least 7 years of relevant work experience in the area of embedded controls development

Top Candidates will also have

Proven team leadership skills

Master's degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum

Emphasis on initiative and strong technical insight

Experience in development and/or validation of electronics

Experience/ familiarity with Genset applications

Demonstrated clear commitment to quality and customer satisfaction

Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills

Strong analytical skills

Desire to work in a fast paced, team environment

Additional Information

The location for this position is Mossville, IL

Domestic relocation assistance is available for this position. There are no global relocation or packages offered for this role.

This position may require less than 10% travel

Visa sponsorship is available for this position

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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