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Cummins Inc. Application Engineer in Milan, Italy

Application Engineer


Product Application Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity in Milan for a dynamic Applications Engineer with fantastic customer service skills and a passion for engines.

You will join a team of engineers, providing technical support to a diverse variety of customers, managing the design and installation of diesel engines and the relevant sub systems.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Development of technical specifications for our customers’ vehicles, implementing new design configurations and delivering high performance equipment and systems solutions in a variety of applications

  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to identify suitable products and solutions for the customer.

  • Engage your engineering expertise in the areas of product selection, design and integration that will optimize engine performance

  • Investigate integration and installation problems, recommending appropriate action and owning problem resolution with the guidance of system experts within the team

  • Ensure installation quality by validating prototype machine performance and ensuring installations meet Cummins requirements.

  • Represent the customer during participation in new product development programs, design reviews and product change request processes


Skills and Experience Required:

  • An engineering degree is preferred, but relevant work experience will be considered.

  • Hands on, practical engineering experience – preferably specialising in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Demonstrate a tenacious personality and the ability to manage a high volume of customer needs at any one time.

  • Customer focused with a desire to build strong relationships and delivering customer – centric solutions.

  • Results driven, even under tough circumstances.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of the customer.

  • An analytical mind with the ability to interrogate data and from that come up with innovate solutions to potential problems.

  • Willingness to travel across Italy and some of Europe. (30 – 35% travel will be required)

  • English and Italian language skills are required.

About Cummins

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine 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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right.

Our Distribution Business Unit in Europe consists of a distributor and dealer support network. They deliver reliable sales and service of durable and high performing engine, generator set and aftermarket products to our regionally based (global) partners. Working in a diverse, multi-cultural and innovative space, you’ll interact directly with our customers, build relationships and develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set. Our integrated business demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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

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Primary Location Italy-Lombardia-Milan-Italy, Milan, DBU Via Liguria

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 24, 2020, 4:11:14 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000RZ