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Cummins Inc. Product Systems Validation Technical Advisors # TN120 in Cookeville, Tennessee

Product Systems Validation Technical Advisors # TN120


Product Systems Validation Technical Advisor – TN120

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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Powering Your Potential.

Our Cummins Filtration 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 Product Systems Validation Technical Advisor – TN120 in Cookeville, Tennessee.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Verify and validate engineering products across a wide range of customer requirements, a variety of applications, and a variety of environments.

Plan, track, and evaluate results from functional tests to assess product risk and performance.

Utilize results from tests to drive quality decisions and proactively resolve product issues before the product reaches the customer.

Create, manage, improve and apply processes such as technical requirements, iDFMEA, Engineering Standard Work (ESW), DVP&R optimization test standards, and problem solving and tools including Integrity, Microsoft Power BI, and McParts required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.

Coordinate the development of design verification and system validation plans from a variety of inputs to identify failure modes while managing risk and relative priority.

Evaluate analytical and experimental test results following engineering principles to verify products meet internal technical requirements and to validate that design solutions meet customer needs.

Product recommendations with technical documentation to support product related decisions.

Solve product issues using a process that protects the customer, determine the assignable cause, implement data-based solutions, identify systemic root causes of product problems, and recommend actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

Lead the Analytical Modeling and Test Integration/Optimization process to compare analytical and experimental results, resolve differences to maintain calibrated analytical models, and generate experimental testing plans that deliver optimal analysis and test coverage.

Use Systems Requirements Engineering tools and methods to translate stakeholder needs into verifiable requirements to which designs are developed.

Establish acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis, allocation, and negotiation.

Track the status of requirements throughout the system lifecycle, assess the impact of changes to system requirements on project scope and schedule, and create and maintain information linkages.

Identify and analyze the interfaces and interactions across system boundaries by specifying the requirements and limits to ensure that the product meets requirements.

Control the interactions across the system element boundaries by making sure they remain within specified limits as part of Product Interface Management.

Integrate system elements by creating an integration plan, including identification of method and timing for each activity to make it easier to find, isolate, diagnose, and correct.

Skills and Experience Required:

Assess product risk and performance

DVP&R optimization test standards

Design verification and system validation

Identify systemic root causes of product problems

Analytical Modeling and Test Integration/Optimization process

Systems Requirements Engineering tools and methods; System analysis, allocation, and negotiation

Product Interface Management

Create system integration plans

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications: {Copy from the Experience and Education listed in the Global Position Overview}

The positions require a Master’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field and 3 years of experience as a Product, Validation, or Systems Engineer, or related position.

Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field and 5 years of experience as a Product, Validation, or Systems Engineer, or related position.

JOB SITE: Cookeville, Tennessee

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

To apply, go to and refer to Job ID #TN120

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-Tennessee-Cookeville

Other Locations United States-Tennessee-Cookeville-US, TN, Cookeville, Fleetguard

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 22, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Aug 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 210003HY