Caterpillar Engineer in Mossville, Illinois

Ideas matter. Bring yours to life here.

Design machines that dig, load and haul autonomously. Run digital simulations predicting how yet-to-be-built components will perform in the field. Use 3D printing to create parts that can be produced more sustainably. In all these ways and many more, Caterpillar engineers conceptualize ideas that become real-world products in our factories—and make progress possible around the globe.

The Industry Solutions, Components & Distribution Division currently has an opening for a Filter Engineer located in the Mossville area. As a Filter Engineer, you will be assisting to fully contributing to solving technical problems, developing concepts, presenting ideas and concepts to internal customers. You will partner with and provide technical guidance to global teams. You will own projects in NPI, NTI, cost savings, provide support for current product, support CPI, work closely with suppliers, and you will test many of your own products and ideas in our filter lab.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Begin partnering with and providing technical guidance within and between teams

  • Gather relevant information, compare and contrast data, identify relationships and predict performance

  • Evaluate new products, processes, or systems

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

  • Contribute to the design of new products and processes

  • Perform product and process maintenance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum

  • 5 years of engineering design experience

  • Previous experience with Pro E design and model creation

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Able to create models from concept ideas and manipulate

  • Strong communication skills to work with teams and lead

  • Strong accountability and sense of ownership

  • Able to program

  • Analyze data and draw conclusions

  • Basic Microsoft software skills

  • Good presentation skills

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Job: *Engineering

Title: Engineer

Location: Illinois-Mossville

Requisition ID: 170002NV