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Cummins Inc. Current Product Improvement Controls Tech Spec - Electrified Power in Columbus, Indiana

Current Product Improvement Controls Tech Spec - Electrified Power


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Current Product Improvement Controls Tech Spec - Electrified Power

We are looking for a talented Current Product Improvement Controls Tech Spec - Electrified Power to join our team specializing in engineering for our Accelera by Cummins business unit in Columbus, Indiana / your remote home office.

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

  • People in these positions will have involvement in specification, design, implementation, testing and/or release of software that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

  • Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Applies and improves embedded software development processes and tools.

  • Processes include model based development, coding, compiling and test (tools include Simulink, code editors, integration tools, static analysis tools, compilers and hardware in the loop test tools)

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, builds to product teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, architecture, design, implementation and test that impact the quality and performance of software subsystems and feature classes.

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

Embedded Software Design and Construction - Constructs embedded software using industry best practices and robust software engineering principles; verifies software updates to ensure quality products.

Product Failure Mode Avoidance - Mitigates potential product failure modes, by identifying interfaces, functions, functional requirements, interactions, control factors, noise factors, and prioritized potential failure modes and potential failure causes for the system of interest to effectively and efficiently improve the reliability of Cummins’ products.

Product Function Modeling, Simulation and Analysis - Impacts product design decisions through the utilization and/or interpretation of computational tools and methods that predict the capability of a product's function relative to its system, sub-system and/or component level requirements.

Product Platform Planning and Architecting - Creates and develops a holistic product platform including key architectural feature and function variants needed to align with market level product plans of future target markets; generates alternative architectures traceable to the requirements and performs trade-off analysis in collaboration with life-cycle stakeholders to ensure a balanced and optimum platform; communicates and maintains traceable information and plans executed by product development teams.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or appropriate STEM field is required.

Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.

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

This role will work with customer engineering team, service team to understand customer controls feature need. Work with VPI team, application software team to understand available new feature improvements.

Participate in electrical vehicle controls algorithms/diagnostics strategy discussion, make decisions on which feature improvement to include for current product customer.

Lead current product improvement projects, coordinate with controls software implementation team, system integration team to deliver controls feature and improvements, work with test team and support vehicle validation.

Additional Information

BS or MS in Electrical, Mechanical, or similar engineering education background

3-5 years of experience with embedded controls development, calibration management, vehicle, test cell testing/validation

2-3 years of experience with Matlab/Simulink, model based controls design

Comfortable in managing deliverables requiring support from cross functional teams

Experience with Calterm, CalbertNG, Canalyzer, C2ST, SPEED is a plus

Base salary range : $84,000 - $126,000

Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.

Cummins and E-verify

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 May 4, 2023, 2:54:48 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Req ID: 230004PN