Product Systems Design Engineering Product Specialist Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies - Military Veterans

at Cummins Inc

Galesburg, Michigan

Product Systems Design Engineering Product Specialist Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies


Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create automated transmission products. 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.

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a joint venture between Eaton and Cummins, Inc. producing industry-leading medium- and heavy-duty automated transmission products to OEM customers around the globe. Our business thrives with talent from diverse skillsets and backgrounds. Grow your career by joining this exceptional collaboration opportunity that embraces innovative thinking, compelling creativity, and customer-focus.

This is an exciting opportunity in Galesburg, MI for a Product Systems Design Engineering Product Specialist.

This role is primarily focused on Value Analysis/Value Engineering as a member of the Eaton Cummins Joint Venture VAVE team.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Responsible for evaluating product bill of materials, component designs and manufacturing processes in search of opportunities to improve functionality and ease of manufacturing while reducing complexity and overall product cost.
  • Collaborate with Product Engineering team to brainstorm alternatives to improve the value of products to our customers. May conduct workshops to identify opportunities and alternatives
  • Lead cross functional team through Design Specification Feasibility Review for targeted VAVE components confirming feasibility of design, drawings and specifications to ensure they meet the functional, reliability, warranty, cost, manufacturing and assembly expectations of the supplier and product engineering teams
  • Support "should cost" analysis based on industry practices and competitive intelligence
  • Apply project management skills to usher product changes or re-sourcing efforts through design, development, testing and validation, supply chain ramp and production launch
  • Partner closely with internal partners in Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering, Test Lab and Finance to build business case, identify suppliers, assess supplier capabilities, test solutions and monitor results of improvements

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

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and strong understanding of GD&T principles required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in part design and may include: analysis of forgings, stampings, castings and polymers

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Eaton Cummins and E-verify

At Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, 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. Eaton Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies 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-Michigan-Kalamazoo-US, MI, Galesburg, Eaton Cummins JV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 12, 2021, 3:18:07 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Eaton Cummins Transmissions

Req ID: 210007D7

Galesburg, Michigan


Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains and powertrain-related components including filtration, aftertreatment, turbochargers, fuel systems, controls systems, air handling systems, automated transmissions, electric power generation systems, batteries, electrified power systems, hydrogen generation and fuel cell products. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 59,900 people committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities critical to healthy communities: education, environment and equality of opportunity. Cummins serves its customers online, through a network of company-owned and independent distributor locations, and through thousands of dealer locations worldwide and earned about $2.1 billion on sales of $24.0 billion in 2021.