Senior Technical Regulatory Compliance Engineer

Caterpillar, Inc.

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Job Description:

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Job Summary:

In this role as a Senior Technical Regulatory Compliance Engineer, you will report to the Engineering Manager and will be primarily responsible for direct and participate in the concept and design of complex engineering product or process projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products meet regulatory requirements while providing superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability. As a member of the Engineering team, you will need to have a growth mindset, promote continuous improvement, and help build a defect-free culture. We have a fabulous team that does some of the most exciting work at Caterpillar, and we can’t wait for you to join the team!

What you will do:

Design and promote new components and sub processes

Perform needs analysis and initiate ideas

Evaluate new products or processes

Perform product maintenance

Remain up to date on new regulatory compliance requirements and technologies or develop new technologies

Communicate technical information to customers, team members, suppliers and other units

Support and advise other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, customers and suppliers

Perform scenario and task based risk assessments to ensure safe and reliable product

Ensure proper assessments are performed to meet applicable regulations and compliance requirements

What you will have:

Bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering or Materials Science curriculum plus 9-12 years of experience


Master’s degree in an Engineering or Materials Science curriculum plus 6-8 years of experience


Doctorate degree plus 1-2 years of experience.

Top Candidates will also have:

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform complex assignments.

Requires a self-starter with strong technical leadership skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information:

The primary location for this position is Tucson, AZ

Domestic relocation assistance is not available

This position may require 25% travel

Sponsorship is not available

This posting will close at midnight on November 7, 2023

What you will get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details:

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