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Caterpillar, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer 2 - NPI in Thiruvallur, India

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Manufacturing Engineer 2, Thiruvallur-India

Your Work Shapes the World

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 Manufacturing Engineer, the candidate will work for BCP manufacturing engineering team at Thiruvallur, India. The incumbent will be responsible for developing, implementing the new and advanced manufacturing solutions for New products assembly, Layout, equipment, materials, processes, and methods to improve safety, quality and reduce costs of company product and operations.

In this role incumbent will collaborate closely within Team, Design engineering, Purchase, Facility Engineering, Operations, quality, supply chain & planning.

The roles and responsibilities of a Manufacturing Engineer include, but are not limited to the following -

  • Lead NPI projects with responsibility of overall program management and coordination at different phases of the program.

  • Create, execute and prove out the Layout, Process planning, Multi model Line balancing for NPI’s by coordinating with CFT

  • Develop the Process planning documents (PFD, SFMEA, PFMEA, CP) and execute the best-in-class solutions to achieve the Lean Manufacturing.

  • Should have the Capability to do the Virtual builds and MBOM preparations.

  • Should have the capability to identify the suppliers for equipment’s & applications, Also Coordinates the installation of new machines, equipment and process changes to provide the most efficient and economical manufacture or assembly of quality parts.

  • Capability to engineering designs to manufacturing technical data feasibility study with historical base for achieving customer or end user requirements.

  • Develop and implements the integration of advanced manufacturing systems including SAP, MES, Team Center manufacturing, etc…

  • Leads improvement projects to identify creative and innovative solutions through adequate root cause analysis to address operational issues including ergonomic/safety risks, quality concerns, efficiency and cost savings improvements, and process bottlenecks.

  • Provides training, development, and motivation for a staff capable of completing objectives and implementing cost reduction projects and meeting requirements of the manufacturing/assembly process.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical/Production Engineering or related technical discipline

  • 8+ years overall experience with 5+ years in manufacturing engineering in Assembly.

  • Thorough knowledge of the planning system, manufacturing operations, facilities, methods, and tooling

  • Excellence communication and Analytical skills

  • Microsoft office 365 Tools usage & Application development

  • Team center vis mockup

Top Candidates will also have

  • MES system

  • Project Management Skills

  • Lean Green belt training

Additional Information

Location – Thiruvallur

Travel – Projects based

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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 wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits along with the potential of a variable bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

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Posting Dates:

May 6, 2024 - May 30, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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