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Cummins Inc. Electronics Engineer - Hardware Project Coordinator in Columbus, Indiana

Electronics Engineer - Hardware Project Coordinator


We are looking for a talented Electronics Engineer-Hardware Project Management Coordinator to join our team specializing in Engineering Project Management for our Cummins Electronics and Fuel Systems in Columbus, Indiana.

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

  • Develop and validate electronic sensors, actuators, control units or harnesses to ensure the consistent operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications. This is not a design position

  • Investigates electronic hardware problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.

  • Applies and supports the improvement of electronic hardware development processes. Processes include, basic problem-solving techniques (5 phase, 7 step, 8D or similar), familiarity with embedded electronic hardware (h/w) development process, requirements analysis.

  • Applies and supports the improvement of electronic hardware development tools. Tools include worst case analysis, circuit simulation (Saber, Cadence PSpice, or equivalent), DFMEA/PFMEA, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), schematic capture, Specification Compliance Matrix (or equivalent).

  • Obtains input and negotiates with electronic suppliers and delivers prototype hardware to application engineering teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of hardware requirements, validation test that impact unit cost, functionality, and prototype delivery.

  • Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.


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

  • Ability to fix a problem and get it into production with urgency and getting results

  • Bachelor’s in electrical engineering and 1-2 years of Project Management experience

  • STRONG written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to oversee the management of a project from start to finish independently while working with customers, vendors and suppliers

  • Experience in the automotive industry with an understanding of FMEA, DVDP&R, QS9000-APQP, PPAP 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.

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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 28, 2021, 8:33:51 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210001QX