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Cummins Inc. Battery Modelling & Controls Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Battery Modelling & Controls Engineer


Battery Modelling & Controls Engineer

We are looking for a talented Battery Modelling & Controls Engineer to join our team specializing in engineering for our New Power Business Unit in Columbus, IN / your remote home office.

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

  • Create product differentiation for our battery systems by use of models and control/estimation theory

  • Accelerate the commercialization of new battery technologies by discovery and implementation of breakthroughs in modelling and controls

  • Establish Accelera as the premium brand in battery systems for commercial vehicles by virtue of superior controls which deliver augmented daily missions and exceptional durability

  • Delight our OEM customers with world-class battery systems which enable their vehicles outperform competitor vehicles

  • Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.

  • 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

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

  • PhD or MS in an engineering or science discipline with a thesis topic directly in battery modelling and controls/estimation

  • Knowledge and experience in experimental electro-chemistry and battery materials

  • Experience in MATLAB Scripting data analysis and Simulink with verification and validation of SoC/SoH

  • Team player skills working with the BMS provider(s) and system integration engineers

Education, Licenses, Certifications

PhD or MS in an engineering or science discipline with a thesis topic directly in battery modelling and controls/estimation

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

  • Owning the algorithm development and investigating issues, understanding causal mechanisms, recommending appropriate action, owning problem resolution, and documenting results.

  • Design the delivery plan for algorithms (considering cross-technical inputs)

  • Lead and design the battery modeling and algorithm features from inception to delivery

  • Lead and design experiments that can help in gathering information to train the model and algorithms

  • Hands-on experience in MATLAB Scripting data analysis and Simulink

  • Verification and Validation of SoC/SoH feature via MATLAB in the loop (MIL),

  • Support and work closely with the software team to validate the feature via Software in the loop (SIL), and Hardware in the loop (HIL)

  • Exceptional communicational skills verbal and written with the capability to manage upward

  • Knowledge of PTC Integrity and the defect life cycle is preferred

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.

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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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 17, 2023, 6:20:01 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization New Power Business

Req ID: 2300030J