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9 months ago
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Location: Peterborough
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Overhead Line Engineering Jobs
Senior Component Engineer - Hybrid/Electrification

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Job Title: Senior Component Engineer - Hybrid/Electrification
Salary Range: £40,000-£60,000 (Depending on Experience)
Location: Peterborough
Benefits: 25 days annual leave,
10-18% bonus (Depending on Experience)
Annual Car Allowance - £6960 (Depending on Experience)
Contributory pension scheme- Caterpillar will double the employee's contribution Up to 10%
Contributory share scheme- Caterpillar will matched 50% of the employee's contribution
CAT Advantage
Relocation: Will be supported with this role

Sponsorship: Not supported with this role

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.

Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment, help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

What will Caterpillar do for you?

From day one, you’re set up to thrive at Caterpillar: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company.

You power our success and we are committed to empowering yours. After all, when your work can impact the entire world, it’s important to do work that matters.

The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the Caterpillar global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple Caterpillar products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation.

The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate Caterpillar products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability.


The Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) division, based in Peterborough (UK), have an exciting opportunity to join the team to lead the development of components for electric powertrains. The successful candidate will work closely with component suppliers throughout Europe to develop components that meet the exacting requirements for Caterpillar products. Component scope may include:

•Switched Reluctance / Axial Flux Motors

•DC/AC Inverter Motor Control/Drives

•DC/DC Converters

•AC/DC battery chargers

•DC Electric Auxiliary Components (Fan, Water Pump, Heater, Compressor etc.)

Key Responsibilities

1.Work with component suppliers to ensure components meet requirements

2.Support APQP activities

3.Coordinate component validation testing

4.Management of integration requirements

Key Competencies

1.Customer focus


3.Initiating action

4.Good problem-solving, analysis and decision-making skills

5.High work standards

6.Good planning and organisational skills

Skills and Experience:

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

1.Strong technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical/electrical engineering disciplines) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.

2.Previous demonstrable experience of electric vehicle component development

3.Proven Engineer with a background in component development and validation of electric components

Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

1.Prior experience of electric vehicle development

2.Battery pack design for electric vehicles

3.Knowledge of linear actuator applications

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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

Unposting Date- Oct 30, 2019, 5:59:00 AM

Primary Location- United Kingdom-Cambridgeshire-Peterborough

Job- Engineering

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