Cummins Inc. Senior Electrical Sytems Engineer in Shoreview, Minnesota
Senior Electrical Sytems Engineer
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Our Engine 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 Shoreview, MN for a Senior Electrical Systems Engineer - Technical Specialist. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.
Your impact will happen in these and other ways:
Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks to develop and support activities in the area of electrical and electronics engineering. This may include one or more of the following: Developing the electrical and electronics specifications, Developing the electrical and electronics specifications, Designing electrical and electronic systems and components, Analyzing and simulating electrical and electronic capabilities, Implementing and generating software, Verifying and validating controls, hardware, or software, Tuning controls, Releasing controls, hardware, or software, Troubleshooting controls, hardware, or software issues, Servicing and maintaining controls, hardware, or software, Managing life-cycle obsolescence, Design and Analysis of Electric Generators/Alternators and motors, Electrical Circuit Design, Performance simulation of Electrical Power Systems.
Electrical and Electronics includes all electrical and electronic elements within the system: Open and closed loop controls Diagnostics and OBD Algorithms Electronic control modules and related microcontroller architectures Electrical and Electronic devices Embedded software Sensors and switches Actuators, mechatronics, electric motors and alternators/generators, and relays Ignition systems Battery systems Electrical and Electronic tools and information products Electrical and Electronic tool interfaces Interconnects and harnesses Datalinks and communication networks Machine electronics interfaces. Typical roles include: Electrical and Electronics systems, Hardware, Software, Controls and diagnostics design and Electronic controls application.
Uses prescribed and innovative methods, and works with limited guidance.Participates as a team member and actively contributes towards team goals.Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.
Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of an engineering discipline.
Applies engineering and/or scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.
The skills will include one or more of the following:
Performance Simulation – Use of mathematic models and computer aided engineering/scientific design tools such as MATLAB/Simulink, MATH CAD etc to simulate steady state, dynamic and transient operation of Embedded Controls
Electrical Power Systems – Understanding of the principles of electrical systems in power generation industry, such as distributed/embedded power generation, conventional centralised power generation, islanded/standalone power system etc. Understanding for power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. Knowledge of power systems & analysis and how the electrical generator performance are influenced when they are connected to power systems.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering required.
Some level of relevant work experience a benefit.
Utilizes Software-in-the-loop (SIL) and Hardware-in-the-loop(HIL) methodologies, Matlab scripting language, and NI test stand, to execute software validation. This may include developing test plans, executing test plans, updating plant models, capturing and managing issues, and documentation of results. Module, Bench, and Product-level testing methods may also be utilized.
Performs systems design/architecture for portions of a controls design. Including: development and maintenance of requirements; requirements allocation; architecture definition and review; definition of interfaces (API); capability determination through system modeling and testing; and full design documentation and configuration management.
Defines system requirements and concepts for product Graphical User Interface designs utilizing existing standards and frameworks.
Creates Matlab Simulink and Stateflow models to produce embedded software for generator set and automatic transfer switch controllers
Utilizes common troubleshooting tools and methodologies (7-step, iDFMEA, DOE, Issue trackers, Oscilloscopes, meters, etc..) to predict, capture, analyze, implement, and resolve design issues.
Communicates regularly with design leads on status and target dates for assigned work. Guides product teams (local and remote) on the correct application of requirements for control designs.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering required. Advanced degrees are a benefit.
Intermediate level of relevant work experience required, such as responsibility for several components of a project or a complex component of a project.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Shoreview, CPG Headquarters Victoria St
Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office
Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced
Job Posting Jun 9, 2017, 12:23:54 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 170002BC