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Graduate Scheme - Supplier Development Engineering - Leicester
Scheme: Supplier Development Engineering
Salary: £31,063, £1,000 Sign on Bonus, 10% Annual Bonus, Share Scheme, Pension
and 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).
Closing date: November 2020
We are the world's
leading manufacturer of Construction and Mining Equipment, diesel and natural
gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Operating
from 50 countries around the globe, the Caterpillar brand has developed into a
symbol of strength, respect, and integrity. The organisation has a clear vision
to be the global leader in providing customer value in the markets in which it
operates. Our core values (Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Commitment and Sustainability)
are key to our success.
do we do?
is part of the Building Construction Products (BCP) division, manufacturing a
range of world class Backhoe Loaders and Compact Wheel Loaders, as part of the
wider BCP range. Leicester is more than just a production area - it is a full
product development facility with global responsibility for its products. Our
development facilities include: Advanced 3D CAD systems on-line to other
Caterpillar engineering resource centres around the world, full product
prototyping and engineering capabilities, and, through the international
network, access to some of the most advanced Research & Development
facilities in the world. We have an exciting opportunity in our Systems
Engineering and Supply Management teams.
experiences can we offer you?
Our Global Engineering and Supply Management teams,
design and develop construction machines for assembly in the UK and other
countries for distribution to worldwide markets. Our key functions are new
product development - driven by customer requirements, legislation and the
business need – and the ongoing improvement of existing products. Our solutions
are designed to align with Supplier capability, capacity and cost profiles and
be validated to quality specifications.
During this two-year graduate scheme, you will complete
four six month rotations. Your first rotation will be within your home
department as a Supplier Development Engineer, followed by three further
rotations in specific Engineering and support departments. Over the course of
the training programme you will gain an understanding of Caterpillar's
business, products, systems, and procedures. You will learn and develop skills
which result from the practical application of basic engineering &
manufacturing knowledge and to provide assistance to a project team or others
in the work group.
To work as part of a team, accountable for the delivery
of projects, in one or more of the following areas:
Product Quality Planning (APQP), including Production Part Approval Process
(PPAP), with strong collaboration with suppliers to ensure designs are suitable
Cause Corrective Action processes, to act robustly when defects do occur
Development initiatives embraced by the Supplier Quality Excellence Program
component and system design and existing component design improvements to
resolve quality issues or save cost
support for prototype and production machine build activities
definition, including critical customer requirements, application profiles,
competitive machine positioning and refinement of designs based on test
failures or prototype build difficulties.
We promote a hands-on approach, including being trained
in machine operation and interacting with customers directly in order to better
understand customer applications. We will provide you the
training and support you need to be successful at Caterpillar. Our graduates are mentored and guided towards achieving Professional
Engineer status in the early stages of their careers.
are we looking for?
• Good communication
skills, both written and verbal, a second language would be an asset.
• Ability to develop
strong working relationships with Suppliers and internal stakeholders.
• Willing to travel
and engage with different cultures.
• Ability to work
effectively as part of a global team, as well as on own initiative.
• Interest in
automotive, industrial machine or agriculture would be beneficial.
• Knowledge of 3D CAD
tools such as Creo.
• Desire to challenge
both yourself and the organisation on delivery of technically superior cost-effective
solutions in both Supply Chain and Engineering disciplines.
Applicants will be on
track to achieve or have achieved a minimum of 2:2 honours degree level in
Aeronautical, Aerospace, Agricultural, Automotive, Mechanical, Design and Manufacturing
Other relevant degrees
may be considered
Please complete an
online application at catukgraduates.com
Please only apply for
one discipline. You will be given the option of applying for a second
discipline during the application process. If you apply for multiple
disciplines you will not be considered for all applications.
Caterpillar is an
equal opportunity employer.
Unposting Date- Nov 29, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Location- United Kingdom-Leicestershire-Desford
Job- Management / Professional