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Caterpillar, Inc. Engineer-Performance/Simulation/Application in Champaign, Illinois

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Engineering

Job Description:

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Caterpillar Inc. seeks Engineer-Performance/Simulation/Application at its facility located at 1904 South 1st Street, Champaign, IL 61820. Multiple openings.

As an Engineer Performance/Simulation/ Application, will partner with and provide technical guidance within and between units and other teams. Projects typically range from three months to two years. Will gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships, and predict and manage failures is critical. Will assume a significant role, either as an individual contributor or as part of a project team, with increasing emphasis on analysing, identifying, and applying engineering techniques to solve problems and make recommendations. Will lead & support the development, integration & enhancement of machine performance simulation, autonomous system tools & process for Caterpillar product development. This includes providing primary L6(machine) analysis support to build robust processes for deployment to a product group to close gaps in their machine simulation capabilities. Will perform integration of in-house and external software tools that represent the machine, earthen material, and operator. These models are combined into full machine models to simulate realistic field operations for the purpose of evaluating, understanding trade-offs, and influencing new machine designs for product development programs. Will play a key role in resolving critical CPI (Continuous Product Improvement) issues, developing simulation and validation procedures, and improving simulation and analysis capabilities that enable Single Phase NPI (New Product Introduction) deployment.

REQS: This position requires a Master’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a closely related field and 3 years of experience performing test simulation and validation in the heavy machinery, automotive or equivalent industry. In the alternative, employer will accept Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a closely related field and 5 years of experience performing test simulation and validation in the heavy machinery, automotive or equivalent industry.

Position also requires 3 years of experience with: 1. Resolving critical CPI (Continuous Product Improvement) issues, developing simulation and validation procedures, and improving simulation and analysis capabilities; 2. Performing machine performance simulation and structural FEA using commercial software; 3. utilizing multi-domain system modeling software (Dynasty/Rock3D; and 4. experience working directly with image process and image data generation (Machine learning, Computer Vision, Blender, Python). 3 years of experience with: 1. Resolving critical CPI (Continuous Product Improvement) issues, developing simulation and validation procedures, and improving simulation and analysis capabilities; 2. Performing machine performance simulation and structural FEA using commercial software; 3. utilizing multi-domain system modeling software (Dynasty/Rock3D; and 4. experience working directly with image process and image data generation (Machine learning, Computer Vision, Blender, Python).

Apply at www.caterpillar.com/careers. Reference job No. R0000240295 for consideration. EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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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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