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Cummins Inc. Senior Automotive Electrical Engineer in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Senior Automotive Electrical Engineer


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.

Cummins will be the leading provider of electrified power in our commercial and industrial markets just as we are the leader in diesel and natural gas-powered products.

Cummins will provide the entire electrified power solution, as well as some of the most critical components that have the largest impact on performance, quality and power of the system to deliver the most value to our customers. Our Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) system launched in 2019 for bus, and our Range Extended Electric Vehicle (REEV) system launches in 2020 for bus. Additional offerings for various other applications are soon to follow.

This is an exciting opportunity in Milton Keynes for a Senior Automotive Electrical Engineer.

The Role:

As aSenior Automotive Electrical Engineeryou will be working as part of our Vehicle Piloting Centre in the UK to support vehicle Electrification.

This role will see you looking after the fundamental design work, appraisal and reviewing other individuals design work and will also require you to get hands on with the products themselves.

This product focused position is looking for you to tailor electronic systems for Cummins Products, the teams you will be working with will configure, integrate, test and release software, electronic control units, tools, sensors, actuators and harnesses into an electronic system that controls the operation of Cummins products into a variety of customer applications.

Your duties in the role will include:

  • Design and release of electrical architecture and vehicle harness designs

  • Ensuring system is designed to applicable standards

  • Investigating electronic application and systems problems, understanding causal mechanisms, recommending appropriate action, owning problem resolution and documenting results.

  • Applying and improving electronic application and systems development processes and tools. Processes include system specification, modelling and simulation, calibration, Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R), and troubleshooting. Tools include Simulink, calibration tools, and PTC Integrity .

  • Obtaining input and negotiating with product and software development teams and delivers control system designs, verified and calibrated software features and builds to product teams.

  • Making decisions in the areas of electronic systems design, requirements, calibration, and test that impact the quality and performance of calibrated subsystems and feature classes of electronic subsystems.

  • Being responsible for review of less-experienced developers/testers’ work to ensure robust, reusable, and efficient design.

  • Providing 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.

  • Delivering independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.

  • Leading the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.

  • Coordinating and directing 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.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience working within vehicle electronics capability

  • Experience working on electric / hybrid fuel cell vehicles

  • Experience using Creo

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications:

  • Degree level qualification in a STEM subject (Or equivalent experience)

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Basic Salary: £40,000 - £47,000

  • Defined contribution pension scheme – Company contributions up to 9%

  • Annual Bonus Plan – Target 8% (Based upon company performance)

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Health Cash Plan – Support towards Medical, Optical and Dental Costs

  • Health Screening

  • Life assurance

  • 25 days annual leave Bank/Public Holidays

  • Employee Discount Scheme – Covering 100’s of retailers

  • Family Friendly Policies

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all

treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Milton Keynes-UK, Milton Keynes, Precedent House

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 28, 2020, 3:53:23 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000W8