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Cummins Inc. Product Data Engineer - CSSNA Engineering Functional Excellence in Ankeny, Iowa

Product Data Engineer - CSSNA Engineering Functional Excellence

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Product Data Engineer – 210001D7

Description

We are looking for a talented Product Data Engineer to join our team specializing in Supporting Information Technology for our Distribution Business Segment in Ankeny, IA

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

  • This engineering service focused position includes those who develop and maintain the information technologies, functional excellence or product information change management that enables the engineering practitioners to work more efficiently and effectively.

  • Investigates technical information and knowledge based infrastructure opportunities and challenges; understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Designs and/or provides support of information processes such as Engineering Standard Work (ESW), Value Package Introduction (VPI, change management and data repositories such as technical information libraries, all required to meet the needs of practitioners within the technical function.

  • Obtains input and negotiates with a broad variety of technical practitioners to deliver new and revised processes and tools that advance the capability of the function and its ability to deliver high quality drawings and specifications.

  • Makes decisions, plans and implements new and revised processes, work instructions, software and/or computing solutions that improves the technical quality, efficiency and/or effectiveness of the technical function.

  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex systems or services with full accountability to the project team.

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

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

  • Coordinates and directs 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.

  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

Skills

Development and Management of Technical Function Standards and Practices - Creates and modifies standardized work processes, instructions, tasks or tools utilizing new learning and knowledge gained as part of product development, process improvement or other technical development activities; advises stakeholders with the goal of enabling improved technical productivity and effective knowledge transfer to others who were not originally part of the initial learning.

Solution Assessment and Validation - Assesses the proposed solution using the requirements traceability through the life cycle of the requirements to determine if they deliver the desired business outcome.

Requirements Elicitation - Discovers and documents functional and non-functional requirements using the Business Analysis Toolkit (modeling the five aspects and creating use cases) to effectively communicate the business needs and solution characteristics for solution design.

Knowledge Management - Ensures perspectives, ideas, experiences and information are available in the right place and the right time using the required processes and tools to enable informed decisions.

Troubleshooting - Diagnoses and resolves the customer-identified issue by utilizing appropriate department standards to satisfy customer expectations.

Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Experience

  • 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.

  • This position can be performed from other locations. Please reach out to the hiring manager for additional details.

  • As a result of joining the Functional Excellence (FE) team, be able to lead and execute the development of commonization / harmonization of engineering processes and documentation for FE projects.

  • This product focused position performs established technical tasks at the product integration level for current and future products within the distribution business unit (DBU) and North America area.

  • Because of the product centered nature of this position, they are very often a central point of coordination and decision making between product engineers, product line engineers, sales and manufacturing.

  • Be able to own, implement and maintain DBU product configuration process, tools, templates and associated support systems across North America regions for DBU.

  • Be able to work with DBU Product Engineering to support implementation of DBU product release process and DBU Windchill implementation.Other duties as assigned. Relevant Skills Desired Advanced level of proficiency with ProEngineer/Creo and the related Windchill PLM software.Have in depth subject matter expertise in areas of product design, product life cycle management, product engineering tools, policies, standards and corporate systems. PLM and Windchill experience are a must.Basic level of understanding of option and product structure with compatibilities and dependencies and its use in a PLM system.Basic level of understanding of classification and its use in a PLM system.DBU Engineered Product development experience is a plus.Strong communication and technical documentation skills

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology required. This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

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.

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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 1, 2021, 10:14:44 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001D7

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