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Cummins Inc. Project Engineer in Shoreview, Minnesota

Project Engineer


Project Engineer - Shoreview, MN.

This dual customer/product focused position serves as the technical liaison between OEMs and represents our customers during new product development programs. Applying Cummins’ products to customer vehicles requires the development of technical specifications, implementing new design configurations, and delivering high performance, low-cost equipment and system solutions integrated with customers’ products in a variety of applications. Integrating high quality and optimized customer solutions requires the interaction with sales and marketing teams.

Investigates integration and installation problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.

Applies and supports the improvement of processes such as Installation Quality Assurance, OEM integration and product selection and tools such as Advisor, Cummins OnLine Specifications (COLS) and Global Customer Engineering (GCE) required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.

Obtains input and negotiates with Subject Matter Experts and Value Package Introduction (VPI) Teams and delivers product data and installation requirements to Application Engineers and OEMs.

Makes decisions in the areas of product selection, design, and integration that impact OEM machine performance, optimization and quality.

Develops strong working relationships with customer technical counterparts to serve as their primary liaison to deliver product technical information, manage product specifications, communicate product change information, conduct installation issue resolutions and facilitate customer requests.

Applies in-depth product, application and market knowledge to support Original Equipment Manufacturer product selection and equipment design.

Translates customer needs and "voice of the customer" into functional product requirements.

Serves as customer/market advocate inside Cummins during participation in new product development programs, design reviews and product change request processes.

Ensures products are applied and installed correctly to meet customer system requirements and environments.

Assures installation quality by validating prototype machine performance and ensuring installations meet Cummins requirements. Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.

Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.

Involves minimal direct management of people, but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.

Contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

University, or equivalent bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.


Prior engineering equivalent of 2 years work experience in a relevant discipline area is required.

Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

Basic knowledge of Switchgear, ATS, Generator, Micro Grids, Control Components (e.g. PLC, HMI etc.).Power System Architecture

Requires an awareness of the typical power system components that are frequently found at the incoming distribution level of industrial and commercial facilities. Requires a basic understanding of different types of typical project drawings: Elevation, Plan-view, One-line, Three-line, Schematic, Interconnect, and Riser.

Position will require the use of AutoCAD Electrical to produce simple drawings or update existing drawings. Previous CAD experience preferred but not required. Operating Sequences.

Requires an awareness of typical power system sequences and be able to read and review a sequence of operation and understand how the major components of a system are expected to operate.

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.

Cummins and E-verify

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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Shoreview, CPG Headquarters Victoria St

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 10, 2021, 11:47:18 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001IF