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Electrical Engineer 2

Job Location

Mossville, IL

Work from Home


Type of Job


About the Job

As an Engine Electronics System Validation Engineer, you will be a member of a highly engaged team delivering solutions for dynamic and fast paced NPI programs related to diesel, dual fuel, compressed gas and after-treatment technology. Areas of responsibility include developing and understanding hardware, software and system failure modes, developing test plans, executing validation on open loop, closed loop HIL, and actual engine platforms, documenting results, analyzing bench and field data for system troubleshooting and supporting efforts to improve team efficiencies through automation and other process initiatives. Significant coordination and interfacing is required across organizations to execute the job responsibilities, including engine process partners, component engineering, engine application team, test and validation, software development, service teams, and other internal process partners.


  • FMEA engagement and proactive risk mitigation

  • Assist in electronic component failure mode analysis

  • Project schedule coordination with the team

  • Test Plan Creation

  • Test Plan Execution

  • Test Results and report documentation

  • Develop and validate control system strategies and functionality

  • Collaborate with internal customers and team members to develop software specifications

  • Test and verify components and software strategy operation on benches, in test cells, and on vehicles

  • Perform system validation of solutions and strategies to insure 100% effectiveness

  • Project schedule coordination with the team

  • Diagnostic and Service Test system design

  • Robust System integration

  • Future Generation ECM and component technology evaluation and integration

  • ECM harnessing architecture and pin out definition

  • FMEA engagement and proactive risk mitigation

  • NPI issue management

  • Field data and diagnostic monitoring

  • Support component selection from suppliers


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or 2-4 years diesel engine system experience in a professional environment.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Ability to use PC tools such as MSOffice, Visio

  • Prior Cat experience is required

  • 2-4 years of engineering experience

  • 1 year experience working with HIL systems

  • 2 years of experience working with diesel engine systems

  • Must have understanding of diesel engine combustion process, exhaust gas re-circulation system, after-treatment

  • Experience developing direct injected diesel engine controls

  • Experience using Matlab/ Simulink in software development

  • Experience utilizing development and data analysis tools (e.g. CANape, CANcase, eDaq, etc.)

  • Experience working with customers and suppliers

  • Hands on experience troubleshooting engine systems in customer/dealer environment

  • Understanding of FMEA process

Required Soft Skills:

  • Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.

  • Demonstrated clear commitment to customer satisfaction.

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, team environment

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