Cummins Inc. Applied Mechanics Engineer - Technical Specialist in Seymour, Indiana

Applied Mechanics Engineer - Technical Specialist


Applied Mechanics Engineer - Technical Specialist

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Power Generation Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Seymour, IN for an Applied Mechanics Engineer - Technical Specialist.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Testing and analysis of engine and engine related components for stress, strain, fatigue, noise and vibration work that involves conventional engineering practice, but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements. Work requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties.

  • Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects and works under minimal supervision Leads small projects or portions of large projects.

  • Provides technical direction for a project or a project team.

  • Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for project success.

  • Influences at department or program management level.

  • Provides input on program-related decisions.

  • Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.

  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering discipline(s) and leverages expertise on other projects.

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.

  • Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Six or more years of experience in focused areas of technical expertise such as engine/generator components or sub-systems, structure stress analysis, finite element analysis, or design.

  • This position is for a trained professional in experimental data acquisition and interpretation, in the Power Systems Applied Mechanics organization in Seymour, IN. Applied Mechanics group provides technical leadership and support for the Value Package Introduction (VPI), Current Product Support (CPS) across all Power System platforms 2, 3, and 4.

  • Measuring and analyzing vibration, strain, and other data on running engines in test cells or in customer applications or component test rigs.

  • Knowledge in digital signal processing techniques to analyze vibration data.

  • Fundamental knowledge on modal analysis, modal frequencies and shapes, engine order excitation.

  • Conducting fatigue tests with servo-hydraulic or electro-dynamic fatigue rigs.

  • Develop and implement specific plans for the advancement of analytical and experimental capabilities with an emphasis on mechanical vibrations.

  • Familiarity with engineering tools including ANSYS, LMS, and MATLAB is a plus.

  • Skills in experimental data analysis to correlate FEA models.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience . Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Seymour, Cummins Industrial Center

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 2, 2017, 10:31:08 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170002DJ