Columbus, Indiana

**Product Engineering Specialist**

**Description**

**Product Engineering Specialist**

Our culture believes in _POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL_ . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what _#LifeAtCummins_ is all about.

We are looking for a talented Product Engineering Specialist to join our team specializing in Engineering for our pickup platform engineering department in Columbus, Indiana.

This position is part of a team that is dedicated to providing the current product engineering support to the the B6.7L engine that is supplied to Stellantis for their Ram 2500/3500 trucks. The responsibilities range from providing input into the VPI programs, engineering support for manufacturing at CMEP, and interfacing with the service channels to understand the various failure modes once the product is in the customer hands.

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

+ Performing established technical tasks at the sub-system and/or component level for current and future products within a given business unit or corporate area.

+ Obtaining 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.

+ Appling and improving processes such as Engineering Standard Work (ESW), iDFMEA, Failure Incident Review Group (FIRG) and tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.

+ Provide independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.

+ Deliver independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.

+ Lead the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.

**Qualifications**

**To be successful in this role you will require the following skills:**

+ Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience (3 years) in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

+ Ability to work well in diverse teams ranging from the assembly line operators to subject matter experts outside of CMEP.

+ Coaching and development skills of less experienced engineers.

+ Agility to navigate between multiple tasks in any given day.

+ Drive for continuous improvement.

+ Product Problem Solving skills - Solve product problems using a process that protects the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; and identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

+ Product Verification and Validation Management - Develop product systems validation plans from a variety of inputs to identify failure modes, while managing product risk and relative priority; negotiates product requirements against capability to guide project scope; evaluates analytical, simulation and physical test results to verify product capability and validate requirements; assesses legacy versus proposed system solution capabilities and produces recommendations with technical documentation to support product decisions.

+ Product Failure Mode Avoidance - Mitigating potential product failure modes, 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 Cummins’ products.

+ Product Development Execution, Monitoring and Control - Plan, schedule, coordinate and execute the activities involved in developing a product to a respectively aligned hierarchy of requirements and technical profiles; monitors and communicates across functional boundaries to meet project resource and quality expectations; ensures product capability meets or exceeds expectations and takes mitigating actions when project risks are higher than expected; understands the full product life cycle process and stakeholders.

**Education, Licenses, Certifications**

College, university, or equivalent bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

**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.

**Job** ENGINEERING

**Primary Location** United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Mid-Range Engine Plant

**Job Type** Experienced - Exempt / Office

**Recruitment Job Type** Exempt - Experienced

**Job Posting** Oct 22, 2021, 11:05:32 AM

**Unposting Date** Ongoing

**Req ID:** 2100076H

Columbus, Indiana

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,800 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013.

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