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Cummins Inc. Controls Engineer in Jamestown, New York

Controls Engineer


We are looking for a talented Controls Engineer to join our team specializing in the Engineer Business Operations division. This position is primarily based in Jamestown, NY.

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/ Modifies/ upgrades existing software and equipment to ensure that sensors and actuators are functioning according to specifications; supports and debugs complex problems and change requests.

  • Leads implementation, improvements, and maintenance of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) used for part tracking and machine tracking.

  • Reviews and updates electrical schematics/ Documentation.

  • Leads the effort in standardizing automation, like vision system, COBOTS/ ROBOTS, CNC controllers, Controls communication protocols etc.

  • Is well versed with the various industry safety standards as applied to machine building/ modification and automation equipment. is able to correctly interpret, train and communicate specifications as demanded in the standards.

  • 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.

  • May 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 degree required.

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

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience required.

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of our culture.

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.

The successful candidate will be subject to our Pre-Employment Background Screening process that consists of a Criminal Background Check as well as Education and Work Experience Verification.


Primary Location United States-New York-Jamestown-US, NY, Jamestown, Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 6, 2021, 1:02:28 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210000CK