Cummins Inc. Customer Engineering Leader in Fridley, Minnesota

Customer Engineering Leader


Customer Engineering Leader

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. 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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Our Power Generation Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Fridley, MN for a Customer Engineering Leader. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages single discipline staff engaged in various engineering projects and assignments. Applies advanced knowledge of technical engineering principles and practices in the identification and understanding of client requirements to manage the development of technical specifications, implementing designs, and delivering high performance, low-cost equipment and system solutions integrated with customers’ solutions. Interfaces with sales and marketing teams to design and deliver client solutions. Manages the development and delivery of training on client applications.

  • Leads a medium sized technical group and manages team to implement leadership's vision.

  • Establishes employee performance standards; works collaboratively to set goals and to address areas of deficiency.

  • Influences business-area leadership decisions.

  • Manages financial controls and risk, ensuring operations are executed within established budget.

  • Identifies issues, problems, and opportunities to support continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Formulates employee and department development plans for transferring technical knowledge.

  • Coaches and motivates employees; provides guidance and direction on resolving problems and issues.

  • Delegates and assigns work, considering employee skills and development needs.

  • Advises leaders regarding the identification and resolution of complex problems.

  • Works with employees to establish their individual development and career plans.

  • Assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in electrical machines and associated genset equipment.

  • Substantial relevant work experience required, including leadership of a small technical group.

  • Broad knowledge of generator application, mechanical aspects and test methods.

  • Knowledge of international standards and liaison with certification bodies.

  • Engineering experience in design and manufacture of electrical machines.

  • Champion introduction of new product introductions within region.

  • Develop and maintain close technical relationships with key customers.

  • Support and develop the global infrastructure and business relationships that enable the technical requirements of customers and the market to be better understood and so provide an ongoing VoC link into VPC and VPI processes.

  • Liaison with global engineering group on key technical project updates, inputs and visibility for region.

  • Support VPC creation with regards to business justification and technical solutions.

  • Support OMCS with ECR process to resolve configurator issues driving quick resolution for day to day customer requests.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering required. Advanced degree or extended specific training are preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, PG Fridley Office Annex

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 2, 2017, 9:52:32 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170000AA