Cummins Inc. Application Engineer in Arlington, Texas
We are looking for a talented Application Engineer to join our team supporting OEM's for our Distribution Unit's in Arlington, Texas.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
This dual customer/product focused position serves as the senior technical liaison between OEMs and represents our customers during new product development programs.
Applying Cummins’ products to customer vehicles requires the development of technical specifications, implementing new design configurations, and delivering high performance, low-cost equipment and system solutions integrated with customers’ products in a variety of applications.
Integrating high quality and optimized customer solutions requires the interaction with sales and marketing teams.
Obtains input and negotiates with Subject Matter Experts and Value Package Introduction (VPI) Teams and delivers product data and installation requirements to Application Engineers and OEMs
Makes decisions in the areas of product selection, design, and integration that impact OEM machine performance, optimization and quality
Applies and improves processes such as Installation Quality Assurance, OEM integration and product selection and tools such as Advisor, Cummins OnLine Specifications (COLS) and Global Customer Engineering (GCE) required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
Develops strong working relationships with customer technical counterparts to serve as their primary liaison to deliver specialized product technical information, manage product specifications, communicate product change information, conduct complex installation issue resolutions and facilitate customer requests
Applies technical expertise in the areas of product, application and market knowledge to support OEM product selection and equipment design
Leads the translation of customer needs and "voice of the customer" into functional product requirements to provide input on program-related decisions
Serves as customer/market advocate inside Cummins during participation in new product development programs, design reviews and product change request processes
Ensures products are applied and installed correctly to meet customer system requirements and environments
Assures installation quality by validating prototype machine performance and ensuring installations meet Cummins requirements
Utilizes Analysis Led Design (ALD) and Six Sigma tools to optimize product and system performance
Proposes innovative customer-focused initiatives and projects
Assists with the transfer of knowledge through coaching and mentoring less experienced engineers
Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.
Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.
Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.
Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.
Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.
Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.
This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.
Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred
Familiar with oil and gas applications a plus.
Travel is 30-40% mainly in the region of Oklahoma/Texas/Louisiana.
Able to use hand tools, and familiar with performing thermal/diagnostic tests.
Self starter, and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
Compensation and Benefits
Base salary 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.
Primary Location United States-Texas-Arlington-US, TX, Arlington, Cummins Southern Plains
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting May 26, 2021, 3:19:32 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 2100029A