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Senior Engineer

Location Aurora, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000136632

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Job Description:

If you like being on the forefront of product development and innovation, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Senior Engineer where you will focus on the design and development of engine installation and cooling systems, ensuring that our construction products provide top performance, durability, quality, and serviceability.    

Specifically, in this exciting career opportunity, you can expect to:  

  • Conceive and provide practical engine installation and cooling design applications using complex technical concepts. 

  • Prepare concept, design, development, and feasibility studies for complex engineering projects.  

  • Collaborate in the design, analysis, and computer simulation efforts.  

  • Conduct technical evaluations of major systems on similar industry products. 

  • Organize product tests with proven design and prototype build up and test areas.  

  • Evaluate, define, and resolve design and manufacturing problems.  


To be successful you must bring (Basic Qualifications):  

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or similar Engineering curriculum. 

  • At least 5 years’ experience in product design and development.  

Top Candidates will also have (desired qualifications):  

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or similar Engineering curriculum. 

  • CAD design experience 

  • Experience with TeamCenter or similar tools. 

  • Cooling system design experience. 

  • Experience with FEA  

This position requires up to 10% domestic and international travel. 

How We Support You (Employee Benefits)  

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a yearly bonus. Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date). 

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 and check out the Cat Trials to see our equipment in action! 

Relocation assistance is available for this position. 

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

ISE assignment is not available for this position 

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  

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

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