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Cummins Inc. Sr. Instrumentation & Control Engineer in Mississauga, Ontario

Sr. Instrumentation & Control Engineer


We are looking for a talented Sr. Instrumentation & Control Engineer to join our team for our Accelera Business Unit in Mississauga, Canada. This will be hybrid position with the expectation to be onsite 60% of the time initially.

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

  • This applied technology position creates software that is sold as an integral part of Cummins’ products, having involvement in specification, design, implementation, testing and/or release of software that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

  • Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Applies and improves embedded software development processes and tools. Processes include model based development, coding, compiling and test. Tools include Simulink, code editors, integration tools, static analysis tools, compilers and hardware in the loop test tools.

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, builds to product teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, architecture, design, implementation and test that impact the quality and performance of software subsystems and feature classes.

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


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

  • Instrumentation & control components calculation, selection & integration.

  • Experience with SIS & SRS, as well as with HAZOP & LOPA.

  • Knowledge of applicable NA I&C/Electrical, & Safety standards (NFPA79, NFPA 70, CSA, NEC, OSHA, etc.)

  • Knowledge in ATEX / IECEx zoning (Explosive atmospheres) and protection methods (Ex i, Ex e, Ex n, Ex d, Ex m, Ex p, etc.) IEC 60079 series.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or appropriate STEM field is required.

  • Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area is preferred.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

  • At least 5 years of practical experience in I&C design, selection, installation, commissioning.

  • Previous EPC, Oil & Gas experience is considered an asset.

  • Licensed professional engineer and formal Lean Six Sigma Training are considered an asset.

  • Experience with electrical design international standards IEC and IEEE.

  • Knowledge in PFD, P&ID, Electrical drawings.

  • Good command of SPI, Conval.

  • Experience with intrinsic safety calculations.

  • Experience with heat tracing calculations.

  • Experience with projects for Hazard Location specially in North America.

Cummins and E-verify

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 Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Argentia

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 30, 2024, 2:25:32 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 23000ANC