Caterpillar, Inc. Staff Engineer in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Staff Engineer



JOB DUTIES: Assists engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future product, components, materials and processes both in laboratory and field environments with a minimum of guidance.

Works autonomously or with a minimum of guidance from engineers on evaluation objectives and procedures to achieve those objectives. Incumbent provides instructions necessary to complete evaluations. Operates test equipment and conducts investigation as directed by engineer as well as autonomously to obtain, analyze and summarize data and utilizes assistance of support personnel as necessary. Records evaluation results in appropriate form (curves, charts, tables, sketches, photographs) with the appropriate tools (hardcopy, software, etc.) to engineer for inclusion in technical reports. Easily handles objective, moderately complex jobs without engineer’s guidance. Uses understanding of Caterpillar business, products and procedures to contribute to a team.

Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role includes any or all of the following:

Assist engineers and on own performs Needs Analysis and initiate ideas

Assist engineers and provide input into evaluating new products and processes

Assist engineers in communicating results to customers, team members and other business units

Assist engineers and provides input to the design of new products and processes

Assist engineers and provides input into product and process maintenance

Assist and support engineers, managers and marketing personnel

Technicians may expect to have direct contact with machines and components, working in the lab, field and at the proving grounds, observing, operating and testing the product or component. Technicians must continuously learn through experience and staying abreast of technology changes. Learning focuses on methods and processes applied to engineering functions, practical application of technical skills, communications and building knowledge of Caterpillar’s products.


Requires an accredited technical Associates degree or equivalent experience. Experience with application of technical practices is required. Incumbent will need to communicate effectively with team members.

Job Management / Professional

Primary Location Mexico-Nuevo Leon-Cienega de Flores

Unposting Date: Mar 31, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 180001IE