Harness Component Engineer

Caterpillar Inc.

  • Chennai, India
Harness Component Engineer
Job Posted : Oct 8th, 2021

Job Description

As an Electrical Harness Component Engineer within Electrical Centre of Excellence team, you will have the opportunity to Design and Develop Harness Components. You will partner with and provide technical guidance to local/global teams for Component Applications in Caterpillar Machines. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of projects, continually learn, and stay abreast of innovative technology, mentor, and coach team members, and broaden your professional network. This position is an Individual Contributor within Wiring Harness components team.

Although this position may be the transition from individual contributor to team leadership, the major focus of the job is on technical delivery.


  • Elaboration of technical concepts and specification of Harness Components (Wires, Connectors, Terminals, Fuse Box, Relays, Conduits, etc.) and their integration to the Wiring Harness.
  • Collaboration of Component manufacturing Supplier
  • 3D designing of Harness Components.
  • Development of cost reduction measures regarding Harness components.
  • Planning and execution of component tests.
  • Support in electrical installation troubleshooting.
  • Representing the interests of the department in internal and external meetings (NPI, CPI).
  • Review and update Engineering Standards / Guidelines

Required Qualification:-

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, plus 3-6 years Electrical Components Design & Manufacturing experience in Automotive Industry.
  • Incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability to gain a mastery of complex engineering and manufacturability concepts. Must have a good mechanical/electrical aptitude with ability to develop product concepts. Requires strong leadership ability and good communications skills.

Desired Qualification:-

  • Wiring Harness manufacturing experience will add advantage
  • Pro/E -Creo Experience.
  • Relocation is available for this position.


  • Chennai, India.

Company Overview:-

Since 1925, Caterpillar Inc. has been helping our customers build a better world – making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.
With 2020 sales and revenues of $41.7 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.
We do business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through our Financial Products segment.