Columbus, Indiana

Heavy Duty System Performance and Emission Technical Specialist

Description

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We are looking for a talented Heavy Duty System Performance and Emission Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Engine Business for our Engine Business Segment in Columbus IN.

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

  • This dual applied science/product systems focused position utilizes the core competencies of thermal and fluid sciences in the specialized areas of combustion and emissions science, using and advancing analytical and experimental approaches to answer key questions about the performance and architecture of a system or component. This drives decisions and creates technical content which ultimately leads to state of the art, highly effective, environmentally friendly, and competitive products.
  • Obtains input and negotiates with stakeholders, such as team members, engineers from other teams, technical managers, project leaders, product and manufacturing engineers, and supplier partners and delivers information, guidance, and recommendations to support and/or make project decisions, or to provide input related to further analysis, design optimization, feasibility studies, or architecture definition.
  • Makes decisions in the areas of short term project details, such as conducting analysis, testing, and communication with stakeholders that impact and support the successful progression of projects at an impact level that is higher than for a senior or lead engineer.
  • Applies and improves processes such as Pre Program Planning, (PPP), Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), Value Package Introduction (VPI), or Value Package Change, (VPC), Engineering Standard Work, (ESW), Functional Excellence Practice (FEP) and tools related to thermal and fluid sciences such as GT-Power, Fluent, Converge, Concerto, CyberApps (virtual application model), Cummins Data Analysis Tool (CDAT), Mach, test data calculation, DARTS, test data storage, Calterm, Electronic Control Module (ECM) calibration tool, Emissions data system, Integrity, and ACCEPTS ECM in-loop test bench required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Provides 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.
  • Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.
  • Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.
  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.
  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.
  • Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.

Qualifications

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

  • 4 years experience and Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience 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. The position is for Titanium (MY’25.5) 15L team for System Performance and Emission Technical Specialist. MY’25.5 15L provides unique opportunity to work on integrated diesel engine coupled with Dual dosing Aftertreatment and advanced Thermal management CDA/VVT. As the MY25.5 15L diesel CPE Technical specialist, responsibilities will include the following:
  • Supporting performance hardware selection
  • Drive/Support simulation-based activities as appropriate (i.e. GT Power, CyberCal, VMS, etc)
  • Developing/delivering E,D,L,P calibration tuning to meet criteria emissions (i.e. NOx, HC, etc), and CO2 requirements
  • Participate in Design Reviews
  • Calibration ownership includes engine and SCR related control tuning, as well as OBD diagnostics
  • New hardware/controls required to meet emissions/CO2 requirements
  • Tuning to be developed via combination of simulation and experimental testing
  • Conducting robustness assessments via ALD/limited experimental testing
  • Supporting/Execution of pre-certification/certification activities
  • Supporting DF/OBD aging testing
  • Supporting field test data analysis
  • Supporting FIRG issues
  • Collaboration with extended teams (i.e. DS&C, FSSC, Controls, etc)
  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required. Postgraduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.

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.

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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, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 15, 2022, 1:25:16 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 2200055H

Columbus, Indiana

 

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.

 

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