Cummins Inc. Field Test Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Field Test Engineer


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.

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Our Engine 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, Indiana for a Engineer.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Work within a team environment to develop and implement support items needed for the product. These support items will be used as Channel Readiness by Distributors, Dealers, and Customers to diagnose and repair failures minimizing downtime.

  • Supports assigned Customer field test units from installation through de-commission.

  • Provides uptime support, weekly/monthly status reporting of reliability data and failures of field test related issues.

  • Manages fluid returns of the assigned field test through test period.

  • Report product issue input to the FIRG process via failure incident reports and Problem Definition process.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 7 Step Product Problem Solving Process - Understands the process steps, the expectations for each step, and is able to use the 7-step process to solve a problem. Incorporates Fault Tree Analysis into the process. Has used on-the-job application of the 7-Step Product Problem Solving Process to specific problems.

  • Campaign & Temporary Repair Practice (Trp) - The ability to resolve product problems in the field through the use of either Campaigns or Temporary Repair Practice(TRP). Knows the standard processes for Campaigns and TRP. Able to understand completed Campaign and TRP documents.

  • Communication - Written And Verbal - Is able to effectively and clearly communicate in both written and verbal means.

  • Field Investigation - Awareness of the basic processes and needs for a field investigation.

  • Hazard Analysis - Knowledge of hazard analysis and its relevance. Knows when hazard analysis should be applied and uses appropriately as part of work. Understands the underlying principles, techniques, and procedures. Leads Hazardous Analysis reviews.

  • Rapid Problem Solving - Demonstrated use of the Rapid Problem solving process and databases. Demonstrated use of the 7-Step Problem Solving and Six Sigma methods to identify and define product issues, develop and implement fixes, and implement controls to ensure the issue will not be repeated.

  • Warranty/Policy Support - Aware of the corporate warranty system and Marketing structure basics to support OEMs, Distributors and End User customers to maintain excellent partnerships and relationships.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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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, Olympic Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 14, 2017, 2:27:59 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170002RC