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Caterpillar, Inc. Foundry Manufacturing Project Engineer 1 in Ramos Arizpe, United States

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

Ideas matter. Make yours come true here.

Caterpillar engineers conceptualize ideas that become actual products in our factories and enable progress around the world. We hire engineers from all disciplines, and we are especially looking for people who are:

  • Intelligent and good problem solvers;

  • Good communicators capable of articulating complex ideas;

  • Proactive with a willingness to get involved and take initiative;

  • Innovators with a passion for new ideas and continuous improvement.

Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for the implementation of major systems and the coordination of those systems with the total plant.

Job Duties:

  • Provides direction and guidance to other manufacturing personnel in a continuous effort to improve manufacturing productivity

  • Works with suppliers (both internal and external) in the development of projects, which ensure the most efficient and cost-effective systems or operations to produce quality products

  • Analyze with suppliers their current or proposed product/process designs to determine feasibility of using existing designs or modifying the designs to improve process and/or product.

  • Ensures Engineering, Purchasing and shop personnel both at Caterpillar and suppliers are involved in the approval process so that sound decisions are made which improve manufacturing processes, quality and/or reduce costs

  • Prepares feasibility studies for new applications.

  • Provides leadership in the implementation of integrated technologies within the factory.

  • Develops individual presentations on all integration projects and prepares and establishes priorities for cost effectiveness.

  • Performs liaison duties with various functional areas to promote smooth transition of new and revised corporate and plant systems and operations.


  • Requires considerable experience in the various manufacturing disciplines (melting, molding, core making, welding, heat treat, manufacturing technology) gained through previous staff and/ or supervisory assignments

  • English Advanced

  • Equivalent experience (10-15 years)

  • MS Project, deseable certificado PMI.

  • Autocad

  • Requires analytical ability as well as excellent oral and written communications skills and thorough knowledge concerning the capabilities of both domestic and foreign suppliers

  • Project Administration (3), with a budget of $0.25M - 1M USD

  • Project Administration (5), with budget of $ 1 – 5 M USD

All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Final details

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The Caterpillar Code of Conduct states that we will select and place employees based on their qualifications for the job to be performed, without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. In this company we do not request pregnancy tests, nor HIV tests as requirements for employment entry, permanence or promotion.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.