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Cummins Inc. SOFC Design Lead in Malta, New York

SOFC Design Lead


We are looking for a talented SOFC Design Lead to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Cummins Corporate business segment in Malta, NY.

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

This role effectively communicates the capability of a system-level design concept to meet a vast set of requirements including a holistic assessment of alternative and competitive design concepts, and leads the development of system-level requirements by working effectively with other engineering and cross-functional disciplines, including those to resolve current product deficiencies.

Obtains input and leads the negotiation with cross-functional and cross-discipline technical experts and senior-level designers to communicate complex subsystem and system-level design intent through a thorough Design Review package to the Product Preceding Technology, (PPT) or Value Package Introduction (VPI) team requiring a such holistic assessment of various design concepts.

Leads the design decision making in the areas of complex subsystem and system-level design concept selection, concept optimization, and design specifications that impact customers targeted to be served by a given Product Preceding Technology, (PPT) or Value Package Introduction (VPI) initiative.

Applies and leads the execution of processes such as Critical Design Decisions, System Design and Validation Consideration Checklist, Design Review and tools such as iDFMEA, DVA, GD&T, CREO, ANSYS Workbench required to enable high quality subsystem and system-level design decision making and design refinement.

Provides problem resolution leadership for complex systems with a high degree of ambiguity and often global business impact.

Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across function(s) within a global business unit or managing improvement across business units.


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

Prior Technical Specialist/Specialist Engineering equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving, quality decision making and providing technical direction and leadership to a project team(s).

Knowledge CREO tools is preferred.

Ability to lead the SOFC mechanical system design including the cell/stack, BoP as well as any secondary enclosures required for the various applications we are developing for.

Demonstrated strong background in mechanical system design, 3D modeling, structural, thermal and CFD analysis.

Subject Matter Expert in managing the life cycle of a new product design process, ie concept generation, requirement management, design review, validation and releases.

Experience leading cross functional teams in multiple locations.

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

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Primary Location United States-New York-Troy-US, NY, Malta, Cummins SOFC

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 2, 2020, 3:59:41 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002Y2