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Senior Site Controls System Integration Engineer

Location Griffin, Georgia, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000165781

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About Caterpillar  

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed. 

About EPD

Caterpillar's Electric Power Division (EPD) offers integrated solutions, parts, and services to meet the needs of our various commercial and industrial electric power customers. EPD supports a wide range of customer applications across the globe, including providing back-up power to hospitals, providing emergency power when natural disasters strike, and supporting critical infrastructure for data centers, municipalities, and more. With a rich history of more than 95 years in the electric power business, our team has world-class expertise and a proven ability to adapt to changing demands. We’re committed to providing sustainable and reliable solutions to our customers. Join our team to help build a better, more sustainable world for future generations!

The Electric Power Division currently has an opening for a Senior Site Controls System Integration Engineer in the Americas Custom Solutions Packaging Engineering Team located in Griffin, Ga.  As a Senior Electrical Design Engineer, you will be the architect for the monitoring and communication system that interacts with customer building systems.  This role will support the execution of enclosure packaging development programs and ongoing maintenance initiatives.  Keys to success in this role are the ability to manage project plans, effectively communicate with process partners, and escalate issues as needed.  You will manage the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn, and stay up to date on innovative technologies, mentor, and coach team members, and deepen your professional network.

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

  • Lead global teams in the design of communication and monitoring system development

  • Identify emerging needs of customers and work to integrate into points monitoring system

  • Interact directly with dealer and customer teams regarding communication and monitoring systems

  • Provide technical guidance on product needs, analysis, and initiation of new ideas 

  • Communicate results to global customers, suppliers, team members, and representatives from other business units

  • Complete projects on time and on cost 

  • Acknowledge and raise customer’s and management’s awareness of trade-offs between time, resources, and quality

Interpersonal, leadership, and strong communication skills are required for this position.  A significant role of this position involves working with people: facilitating cooperation and collaboration, clearly communicating project requirements and tasks while utilizing input from the team, translating information from the customer, management, and fellow team members.  Team leaders are often the voice of the team in meetings with multiple levels of management and with the customer.  Team leaders must develop a good network, which enables them to obtain the resources and cooperation needed to remove roadblocks, so that they can ensure the success of their team.  Ever increasing skills in the role-based competencies of Managing Vision & Purpose, Decision making, and Negotiation are required. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in an accredited Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology curriculum

  • 8 to 13 years of relevant work experience 

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proven team leadership skills

  • Experience in engine or genset electrical design, enclosure electrical layout, engine or genset controller development

  • Experience with AutoCAD electrical

  • Experience with electrical codes (UL, NEC)

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Experience with ProE/Creo electrical programs

  • Experience with Diesel and Gas engine/genset development

  • Customer facing experience through engineering, sales or support functions

  • FMEA development experience

  • Good communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Proven leadership skills

  • NPI Program experience

  • Experience leading NPI, CPI and Cost Reduction projects with proven results

  • Strong working knowledge of NPI and APQP process

  • Ability to manage multiple programs and break down roadblocks to meet program objectives

  • J1939, Cat Data Link (CDL), and MODBUS protocol knowledge.

  • J1939, RS-458, RS-232, and TCP/IP communication network topology understanding.

  • Communication network troubleshooting experience (CANopy, CANalyzer, Modscan, Modbus Poll, Wireshark, etc.)

Additional Information:

  • Location of this position is in Griffin, Ga

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position

  • This position may require up to 25% travel.

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.  

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