Cummins Inc. Application Engineer in Ankeny, Iowa

Application Engineer

Description

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Cummins is looking for an extraordinary Application Engineer to be located at our Ankeny, Iowa location.

As part of Cummins, we will add to your current skills by providing training, encouragement and growth within a teamwork environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge of the industries we serve including and skills that will last a lifetime.

A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in Cummins tradition of exceptional service. Our employees are dedicated to delivering the “Best Every Time, Every Day” with the goal of earning customers for life!

We take pride in providing an unmatched high caliber of service and support for Cummins engines, generators, filters, and related products that serve the varied needs of our customers. Crucial to accomplishing this is the energy and commitment of Cummins employees to the company.

Job Description:

  • Applies specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices across various areas.

  • Supports projects in the identification and understanding of client requirements to develop technical specifications, implement designs, and deliver high performance, low-cost equipment and system results integrated with customers’ solutions.

  • Interfaces with sales and marketing teams to design and deliver client solutions.

  • Develops and delivers training on client applications.

  • Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects with minimal supervision.

  • Leads small projects or portions of large projects.

  • Provides technical direction for a project or a project team.

  • Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for project success.

  • Influences at department or program management level.

  • Provides input on program-related decisions.

  • Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.

  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering discipline(s) and leverages applications expertise on other projects.

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.

  • Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.

Qualifications

Skills

Product Knowledge - Knowledge of products and product lines. Able to represent the features and benefits of the products in terms a customer will understand. Knowledge of how the product functions and the technology used.

Cross-Functional Design Review - Able to carry out and coordinate a cross-functional design review at an advanced level and in a wide range of work situations without guidance. Able to train and coach others in developing and applying cross-functional design review on a limited basis.

Product Validation - Includes the ability to install, setup, calibrate, and operate the equipment associated with testing in accordance with standard procedures and customer requirement. Is expected to understand the concepts of rating engines and driven components such as cooling systems, alternators, etc., and be able to use this knowledge to determine the rating of a product under various conditions.

Analyze Issues - Solid understanding of how to analyze issues. Demonstrates use of analysis skills to learn and analyze information in a timely way. Understands complex concepts and problems and identifies how they relate to key processes. Applies accurate logic in solving problems.

Manage Customer Relationships - Uses appointment tracking system, documents call plans, meeting notes and action items. Has established rapport, delivered on commitments, and developed a positive relationship with customers.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering required.

Experience

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience required, such as responsibility for several components of a project or a complex component of a project

Additional key responsibilities:

  • Manage a set of assigned customer’s installations. Interface with OEM customers to conduct engine installation design reviews

  • Perform machine/engine calibration tailoring using Cummins’ suite of engineering/service electronic tools

  • Conduct formal reviews of completed engine installations and perform validation testing of all engine subsystems.

  • Provide Sales with reports about equipment functionality and capability

Additional Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering with 3-5 years of work experience

  • Demonstrated mechanical/electrical interest and aptitude

  • Ability to read electrical engine and machine schematics

  • Strong customer facing skills and focus; demonstrate active listening skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop & maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and customers

Other:

  • Travel required: 35%.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving history

  • Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship

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.

Job ENGINEERING

Primary Location United States-Iowa-Des Moines-US, IA, Ankeny, Cummins Central Power - EIC

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 29, 2018, 2:18:10 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003SP