All Jobs/Careers

Job Information

Cummins Inc. Senior Technical Specialist - Battery Modeling and Controls in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Technical Specialist - Battery Modeling and Controls


Our culture believes inPOWERING YOUR POTENTIAL.We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make you community a better place and work with most innovative thinkers to solve world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what#LifeAtCumminsis all about.

We are looking for a talented Technical Specialist- Battery modeling & controls to join our team specializing in Cummins Research & technology for our Component Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

* Your impact will happen in these and other ways: *

  • This applied science position applies chemical principles that create and develop product functionalities which are integrated and sold into Cummins’ products. The position involves the research, design, analysis, testing and failure analysis of chemical based products, including catalyst, substrates, sensors, batteries and fuel cells.

  • Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and 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.

  • 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 (see “competencies” below).Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team

* Education, Licenses, Certifications*

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required. Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.


  • 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

  • In this position, the candidate will support the development of a variety of battery control strategies and methods that ensure optimal and safe battery operation. This includes control-oriented battery modeling, state estimation, calibration and validation at all levels (cell to pack).

  • The ideal candidate for this role will design algorithms to estimate and optimize battery performance, and to prolong battery life by actively addressing cell degradation. Additionally, the person in this role will interface with various engineering groups to define key Battery Management System (BMS) requirements & guidelines for system level validation.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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity and start your career with Cummins today.

Not ready to apply but want to learn more? Join our Talent Community to get the inside track on great jobs and confidentially connect to our recruiting team:



Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 19, 2020, 9:31:50 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200001C4