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Cummins Inc. Global Platform Engineer - Technical Specialist in Columbus, Indiana

Global Platform Engineer - Technical Specialist


Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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We are looking for a talented Global Platform Engineer- Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Engine Business Unit/Engine Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Product Development Execution - Plans, schedules, coordinates and executes the activities involved in developing a product to a respectively aligned hierarchy of requirements and technical profiles.

  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Product Problem Solving - Solves product problems using a process that protects the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; and identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Lead the design decision making in the areas of component and subsystem design concept selection, concept optimization, and design specifications that impact customers targeted to be served by a given Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), Value Package Introduction (VPI), or Value Package Change Request (VPCR) initiative.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

  • Experience as a Senior or Lead Engineer with a demonstrated track record of innovation, technical problem solving and quality decision making.

  • Technical understanding and design capability in one, or more, of the following internal combustion engine systems a requirement.

  • Lube & Cooling - Water Pumps, Oil Pumps, Oil Coolers

  • Air Handling - Turbocharging, exhaust gas recirculation, intake systems

  • Base Engine – Major castings (cylinder head, cylinder block, flywheel housing etc), gear trains.

  • Power Cylinder - Pistons, piston pins, piston rings, connecting rod, crankshaft and bearings.

  • Valve Train – VVA, VVT, CDA.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 20, 2021, 8:04:30 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100029L