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Engineering Technical Steward

Location Decatur, Illinois, United States of America / Chillicothe, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
[Requisition ID] R0000226601

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other.  We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

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Job Description:

Caterpillar products help create the infrastructure, power and products that motivate the global economy. You have the opportunity to join the Load and Haul Products Team where you will serve as an advisor and company expert in engineering where decisions and recommendations are recognized as authoritative and that have an important impact on extensive engineering activities. You will need to have a growth mindset, promote continuous improvement, and help build a defect-free culture. We have a fabulous team that does some of the most exciting work at Caterpillar, and we can’t wait for you to join the team!

What you will do:

  • Communicate technology to customers, other team members, suppliers, and other business units.

  • Perform needs analysis and initiate ideas.

  • Collaborate with, consult to and support other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, customers and suppliers globally.

  • Proactively concept, design, evaluate and promote new products, processes, technologies and techniques.

  • Represent the company externally.

  • Technical leadership skills and ability to concept and sell ideas is paramount at this level.

  • Remain up to date on technology and apply that technology as well.

  • Technical skill development will focus on technology time/cost analysis, failure analysis and problem solving, and development of acceptance criteria.

  • Consider the impacts and nature of their technologies within the scope of a global business.

  • Build relationships with other technical personnel, both in and out of Caterpillar.

What you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited engineering school

  • 15+ years of progressive engineering experience

  • 5+ years’ experience with Large Wheel Loader

Top Candidates will also have:

  • PE (Professional Engineer) certification

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven track record of superior collaboration skills

Additional Information:

The primary location for this position is Mossville or Decatur, IL

Domestic relocation assistance is available

This position may require 15% travel

Sponsorship is not available

This posting will close at midnight on December 10, 2023

What you will get:

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:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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Visa Sponsorship 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

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

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