Cummins Inc. Thermal and Fluid Sciences Technical Specialists #IN749 in Columbus, Indiana

Thermal and Fluid Sciences Technical Specialists #IN749


Thermal and Fluid Sciences Technical Specialist - #IN749

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 Corporate 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 for Thermal and Fluid Sciences Technical Specialist - #IN749 in Columbus, Indiana

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Utilize the core competencies of thermal and fluid sciences including Principles of Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer and Principles of Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion Systems to advise on the design of engineering and power systems.

  • Work cross-functionally with engineers in roles focused on combustion, performance and emission; cooling, lubrication or fuels systems; systems or after-treatment integration; vehicle system, combustion system, flow lab, engine controls, or combustion system simulation.

  • Solve product problems using the 7 Step Process, determine the assignable cause, implement robust, data-based solutions, and identify systemic root causes and recommend actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

  • Utilize extensive experience with System Requirements Engineering to translate stakeholder needs into verifiable requirements to which designs are developed, establish acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis.

  • Define the system of interest by drawing the boundaries and identifying its context within its environment, analyze linkages and interactions between elements that comprise the system, predict the system’s behavior, and devise modifications to it in order to produce the desired effects.

  • Drive decisions and create technical content which leads to state of the art, highly effective, environmentally friendly, and competitive products.

  • Calibrate and validate engine performance models with GT-Power, and assess experimental data quality by utilizing Matlab/Simulink and AVL Concerto based tools.

  • Perform Design of Experiments (DOE) with GT-Power to optimize engine performance and identify sensitivities of dependent variables of interest to the independent variables that are varied.

  • Lead process improvement initiatives to compare and identify best practices related to engine performance modeling.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Thermal and fluid sciences

  • Principles of Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

  • Principles of Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion Systems

  • 7 Step Product Problem Solving Process to identify root causes

  • System Requirements Engineering

  • Systems Definition

  • GT-Power, Matlab/Simulink and AVL Concerto

  • Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Engine performance modeling

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Position requires a Master’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or related field and 3 years of experience as a Thermal and Fluid Science, Mechanical, or CPE Engineer, or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or related field and 6 years of experience as a Thermal and Fluid Science, Mechanical, or CPE Engineer, or related position.

JOB SITE: Columbus, IN

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go towww.cummins.comand refer to Job ID #IN749

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate 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.

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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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 7, 2019, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Mar 22, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190000N4