Cummins Inc. Controls System Test Team Leader in Columbus, Indiana

Controls System Test Team Leader


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine and power technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for a Controls System Test Team Leader. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Serves as group lead onprojects and work assignments in the following elements.

  • This may include oneor more of the following: Developing the electrical andelectronics specifications Designing electrical and electronic systems andcomponents. Analyzing and simulating electrical and electronic capabilities.Implementing and generating software. Verifying and validating controls,hardware, or software. Tuning controls. Releasing controls, hardware, orsoftware. Troubleshooting controls, hardware, or software issues. Servicing and maintaining controls, hardware, or software.Managing life-cycle obsolescence Design and Analysis of ElectricGenerators/Alternators and motors, Electrical Circuit Design, Performancesimulation of Electrical Power Systems. Electrical and Electronics includes allelectrical and electronic elements within the system: Open and closed loop controls.Diagnostics and OBD. Algorithms. Electrical and Electronic control modules andrelated microcontroller architectures. Electronic devices.Embedded software. Sensors and switches. Actuators, mechatronics, electric motors, alternators/generators and relays.Ignition systems. Battery systems. Electrical and Electronic tools andinformation products. Electrical and Electronic tool interfaces. Interconnects and harnesses. Datalinks andcommunication networks. Machine electronics interfaces.

  • Typical roles include: Electrical and Electronics systems, Hardware,Software, Controls and diagnostics design and Electronic controls application.

  • Leads a small technical group with minimumsupervision.

  • Provides guidance, sets expectations, clarifiesresponsibilities, and provides feedback for project team members in accomplishing tasks and goals.

  • Participates as a key contributor and assigns workto meet group commitments.

  • Influences at department or program managementlevel.

  • Provides input on program-related decisions.

  • Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.

  • Contributes to the solution of complex technicalproblems; provides resources, removes barriers and ensures application of common approaches.

  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineeringdiscipline(s) and leverages expertise on other projects.

  • Identifies developmental needs of group members.

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

  • Some management experience needed.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Significantlevel of relevant work and experience required.

  • Fiveor more years’ experience in a similar discipline expected.

  • Software development background.

  • Testing, validation and verification.

  • HIL experience.

  • Lead a team of hourlyand exempt employees.

  • Facilitaterelationship between the test team and the internal customers.

  • Develop and executeautomated test scripts to support controls testing.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Engineering required.

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting May 2, 2018, 11:31:32 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180002JY