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Cummins Inc. Test and Controls Engineer - Senior in Fridley, Minnesota

Test and Controls Engineer - Senior


We are looking for a talented Test & Controls Engineer- Senior to join our team! This role is 100% onsite in Fridley, Minnesota.

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

  • Develops all aspects of control systems, equipment, and machinery.

  • Develops and designs control systems; develops and implements bench tests; alters software and equipment to ensure that sensors and actuators are functioning according to specifications; supports and debugs complex problems and change requests.

  • Prepares cost estimates; compiles required cost and equipment information, and writes and reviews appropriation requests.

  • Investigates problems and requirements of projects, and develops plans for solutions in line with economic, personnel, and environmental considerations.

  • Could be responsible for the installation and technical support of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) based hardware and software.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced Controls Engineers.


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

  • College, university, or equivalent to Bachelors’ Degree

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience required.

  • Requires cross functional knowledge of product engineering, quality, manufacturing engineering, safety, and facilities.

  • Implement capital and tactical improvement projects to support test cell upgrades and production lines.

  • Support Request for Quotes (RFQs), working with key stake holders collaboratively.

  • Implementation of Industrial 4.0, Cobot, Scada and Automation Solutions.

  • Analyzes test results / machine downtime scenarios to provide recommendation and guidance for root cause.

  • Evaluates, recommends, and implements automated test tools and strategies.

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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 15, 2021, 9:47:12 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210006D1