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Cummins Inc. Senior Controls Engineer - Current Product Support in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Controls Engineer - Current Product Support

Description

This applied technology position creates software that is sold as an integral part of Cummins’ products. People in these positions will have involvement in specification, design, implementation, testing and/or release of software that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.

Applies and supports the improvement of embedded software development processes and tools. Processes include model based development, coding, compiling and test. Tools include Simulink, code editors, integration tools, static analysis tools, compilers and hardware in the loop test tools.

Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, and builds to product teams.

Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, design, implementation and test that impact the quality and performance of individual software features and/or components.

Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.

Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.

Involves minimal direct management of people, but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.

Contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

We are looking for a talented Senior Controls Engineer – Current Products Support to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Components Business Segment in Columbus IN, and Hybrid to your remote home office.

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

  • Will help with OBD diagnostics development, HIL bench testing, Vehicle field testing, calibration development and tuning

  • Can provide understanding of controls concepts such as Open loop, closed loop and PID controller

  • Provide customer support, Requirements analysis, Concept development for controls solution, Matlab/Simulink model development, state flow design and simulation

  • Use tools such as INCA, CANalyze as well as understand J1939 CAN communication protocol

  • Utilize controls software development management, software release management, AutoSAR would be beneficial

  • Help troubleshoot issue with good problem solving approach, Exposure to Root cause analysis, FMEA and any 6 Sigma tools would be great

Qualifications

Skills

Embedded Software Design and Construction - Constructs embedded software using industry best practices and robust software engineering principles; verifies software updates to ensure quality products.

Product Verification and Validation Management - Develops product systems validation plans from a variety of inputs to identify failure modes, while managing product risk and relative priority; negotiates product requirements against capability to guide project scope; evaluates analytical, simulation and physical test results to verify product capability and validate requirements; assesses legacy versus proposed system solution capabilities and produces recommendations with technical documentation to support product decisions.

System Requirements Engineering - Uses appropriate methods and tools to translate stakeholder needs into verifiable requirements to which designs are developed; establishes acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis, allocation and negotiation; tracks the status of requirements throughout the system lifecycle; assesses the impact of changes to system requirements on project scope, schedule, and resources; creates and maintains information linkages to related artifacts.

Product Platform Planning and Architecting - Creates and develops a holistic product platform including key architectural feature and function variants needed to align with market level product plans of future target markets; generates alternative architectures traceable to the requirements and performs trade-off analysis in collaboration with life-cycle stakeholders to ensure a balanced and optimum platform; communicates and maintains traceable information and plans executed by product development teams.

Product Failure Mode Avoidance - Mitigates potential product failure modes, by identifying interfaces, functions, functional requirements, interactions, control factors, noise factors, and prioritized potential failure modes and potential failure causes for the system of interest to effectively and efficiently improve the reliability of Cummins’ products.

Systems Thinking - Defines the system of interest by drawing the boundaries, identifying its context within its environment, its interfaces, and that it has a lifecycle to aid in planning the problem statement, scope and deliverables ; analyzes linkages and interactions between elements that comprise the system of interest by using appropriate methods, models and integration of outcomes to understand the system, predict its behavior and devise modifications to it in order to produce the desired effects.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

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

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

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

Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required. Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

Experience

Prior entry level engineering equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required. Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred

Current product support for heavy duty and medium duty engine aftertreatment system controls

Troubleshooting field issues, data analysis and lead root cause analysis with cross functional teams

Familiarity with MATLAB/Simulink, CAN tools and programming language such as C/Embedded C

Implement defects and new software change requests from customers while meeting the software release timelines

Work closely with customers to gather requirements and translate them into software solution concepts

Visit test cell and field trucks locally to log data and support customer during validation activities

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

  • College or University degree in Electrical Electronics, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Mechatronics or Mechanical engineering is highly preferred

  • 2 Years of industry experience or a Masters’ Degree in Engineering or related field

  • Fundamental knowledge of aftertreatment emissions technology and regulations and our products would be a plus

  • Cross functional team interaction with good communication and presentation skills

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.

Job ENGINEERING

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 2, 2022, 2:46:09 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Emission Solutions

Req ID: 220003Z5

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