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Engineer II

Company: Progress Rail Services
Location: Muncie
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Job Purpose

Responsible for designing tooling and fixturing used in the assembly process. Collaborate with manufacturing and engineering personnel to resolve issues in the shop related to fixturing and tooling. Research options and present ideas to team.

Company Description

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive cradle-to-grave railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet all their rail needs.

Forging the bridge between ideas and success, our talented and innovative team members work together to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. As part of a vibrant, global network of business operations, each and every member of our team is important to our success. With headquarters in Albertville, Ala., more than 7,000 dedicated employees serve customers through a network of close to 150 locations around the world. For more information, visit and follow us @Progress_Rail on Twitter and YouTube.

Education / Training

  • Engineering degree or Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma with relevant course work;
  • Training in 3D modeling.

Key Job Elements

  • Design welding or assembly fixturing using solid modeling programs Serve as a member of the location's Management Team; contributes through exercise of functional expertise, counsel, experience, etc., toward the location meeting its current and long range business strategies and plans;
  • Resolve shop issues around tools, fixtures Confer with management, customers, and other representatives in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, and directing the quality assurance program in conformance with customer requirements, engineering specifications, and production schedules;
  • Ability to create Poke-Yoked designs to prevent possible operator errors in positioning of parts into fixtures Administer a continuing program of review and analysis to audit quality of reliability program results;
  • Provide technical guidance and liaise with sales, service, operations, and engineering on all group projects;
  • Ensure that supplier and sub-contracted components/systems meet requirements.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Experience in Tool and/or fixturing design using CAD program preferably Solid Edge or Unigraphics;
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Creativity and adaptability to successfully manager the facility through changing business conditions while achieving objectives;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interface with colleagues, vendors and shop floor team members;
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret blueprints and other technical documents;
  • Knowledge of widely used computer system software;
  • Ability to effectively present information to team members, top management, customers.


  • Knowledge of Association of American Railroad Specifications;
  • Recommended Practices, and Federal Railroad Administration regulations;
  • Locomotive product knowledge;
  • Six Sigma Trained;
  • Work background in low volume highly engineer product environment;
  • Electrical and Mechanical and Weld knowledge.


Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities


Progress Rail Services Corporation and its subsidiary and affiliate companies offer an excellent total compensation package* including competitive salary, 401(k) plan with company match, available medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance along with flexible spending and paid vacation and holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

  • Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits..

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Keywords: Progress Rail Services, Muncie , Engineer II, Other , Muncie, Indiana

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