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Cummins Inc. Advanced Dynamics and Tribology Technical Advisor in Columbus, Indiana

Advanced Dynamics and Tribology Technical Advisor


We are looking for a talented Advanced Dynamics & Tribology Technical Advisor to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Electronics and Fuel Systems Unit in Columbus, IN / home office. (Hybrid)

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

  • Focus on system dynamics modeling and tribological experiments and analysis and conduct experiments and numerical computations via third party and inhouse tools to determine dynamic performance and / or tribological robustness of components and systems.

  • Creates, manages, improves, and applies computer modeling processes, testing and measurement methods that estimate and determine dynamics and / or tribological performance capability for fuel system components and systems.

  • Uses systems knowledge and expertise to make decisions and recommendations in the area of design, testing, and data analysis that impact dynamic / tribological / structural performance of components and systems.

  • Applies Principles of Dynamics and Vibration to determine motion of components and systems via numerical modeling and/or physical measurements; evaluates rigid and flexible body motion, natural frequencies, mode shapes, displacements, velocities, accelerations, friction, and wear to draw conclusions that influence design decisions with internal and external customers.

  • Identifies representation of a system or system element by using suitable analytical tools and techniques to derive knowledge about the real system.

  • Cultivates innovation by creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Constructs and calibrates multifactored structural analysis models and experiments


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 8 years of prior work experience OR Master’s Degree with 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in the field of dynamic modeling/analysis and/or tribology

  • Must have experience with flexible multibody dynamics simulation (eg: AVL Excite) and ANSYS Mechanical software

  • MATLAB, Python and GT Suite strongly preferred

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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Fuel Systems Business

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 30, 2021, 9:54:54 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210005W9