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Cummins Inc. Current Product Improvement - System Performance Technical Specialist in Columbus, Indiana

Current Product Improvement - System Performance Technical Specialist


We are looking for a talented Current Product Improvement - System Performance Technical Specialist to join our PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT team in Columbus, IN

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

The position is in the System Performance, Aftertreatment, Controls, and Emissions (SPACE) team, which delivers business critical product improvement projects for on- and off-highway engine platforms in North America. The team is part of the Current Product Improvement organization within the Engine Business Unit. The key position responsibilities:

  • Lead current product improvement projects that involve engine performance, aftertreatment performance, emissions, on-board diagnostics (OBD), calibration, and/or control system software changes along with hardware interaction

  • Execute structured problem-solving utilizing Six Sigma DMAIC tools and systems engineering concepts. Lead the investigation of product or system problems, understand causal mechanisms, recommend appropriate action, validate solutions, and document results

  • Conduct test cell or vehicle testing, system simulations, engine performance and field data analysis. Utilize service engineering processes and data analytics to define issues and deploy solutions

  • Execute project management activities for the assigned projects. Responsible for project planning, managing stakeholder expectations and communicating project status to leadership

  • Lead initiatives to deploy or improve capability of existing tools/processes identified as critical to the department’s success


Preferred Skills :

  • Strong technical, analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills, and will thrive in a dynamic, cross-functional team-based work environment

  • Working knowledge of the diesel engine system with functional depth in at least one key area such as performance calibration/controls of aftertreatment, combustion, air handling, etc. Prior experience delivering emissions compliance, on-board diagnostics or system simulation projects is desirable

  • Working knowledge of engine controls, calibrations, data acquisition, data analysis, engine system simulation, and relevant tools such as Matlab, Simulink, AVL-Concerto, GT-Suite, AVL-Boost, etc

  • Experience applying robust problem-solving and design tools such as 7-step problem solving, FTA, FMEA, RCA, etc. Six sigma and/or system engineering certifications are a plus

  • Masters degree 5 years work experience or Bachelor's degree 7 years experience


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 15, 2021, 3:33:38 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 2100083Q