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Cummins Inc. Product Engineering Advisors #MI003 in Troy, Michigan

Product Engineering Advisors #MI003


Perform established technical tasks at the sub-system and component level for current and future products within a given business unit. Act as a central point of coordination and decision making between product line engineers, customer teams, systems engineers, purchasing, suppliers and manufacturing. Use advanced systems knowledge and expertise to make decisions in the areas of technology integration, design, analysis and experimental test verification and validation for both new and current products that impact product form, functionality and overall project risk trade-offs. Create, manage, improve, and apply processes such as Engineering Standard Work (ESW), iDFMEA, Failure Incident Report Group (FIRG) and tools including 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to enable quality decision making. Obtain input from stakeholders such as technical managers, project leaders, other product and manufacturing engineers and supplier partners to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions. Solve product problems using a process that protects the customer, determine the assignable cause, implement data-based solutions, identify systemic root causes, and recommend actions to prevent problem reoccurrence. Lead Product Failure Mode Avoidance 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 products. Monitor and communicate across functional boundaries to meet project resource and quality expectations. Lead Product Interface Management and Integration by identifying and analyzing the interfaces and interactions across system boundaries and specifying the requirements and limits to ensure that the product meets requirements, controlling the interactions across the system element boundaries by making sure that they remain within specified limits, integrating 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. Utilize Systems Engineering methods and tools to identify system capability and risks through complex analysis and experimental testing of the system, sub-system, or super system in the context of its environment. Negotiate and verify system requirements against capability to guide project scope and system development accordingly. Assess legacy system versus proposed new system solution capabilities and make decisions as to how best to achieve system capability with consideration of stakeholder trade-offs.



Experience and Education:

Positions require a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field and 2 years of experience as a Product, Project, Validation, or Design Engineer, or related position or a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field and 5 years of experience as a Product, Project, Validation, or Design Engineer, or related position. Experience to include: Experimental test verification and validation; Product integration, design, and analysis; Engineering Standard Work (ESW), iDFMEA, design review checklist; Identify systemic root causes for product problems; Product Failure Mode Avoidance; Improve product reliability; Meet project resource and quality expectations; Product Interface Management and Integration; Interactions across the system element boundaries; Systems Engineering methods and tools; Verify system requirements against capability.


Primary Location United States-Michigan-Rochester Hills-US, MI, Troy, 2135 West Maple Road

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 16, 2024, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date May 31, 2024, 11:59:00 PM

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240003VA