Cummins Inc. Reliability Engineer - Technical Specialist in Darlington, United Kingdom

Reliability Engineer - Technical Specialist


Reliability Engineer- Technical Specialist

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 Darlington for a Reliability Engineer- Technical Specialist

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Applies specialized knowledge of statistical tools and warranty databases to analyze existing component or system reliability, report the reliability per the customer's reporting requirements, and provide interpretation of the results.

  • Applies specialized knowledge across various areas and products to provide reliability comparisons and assessments across the Cummins product range and identify and report adverse or favorable trends in current product reliability.

  • Applies specialized knowledge of statistical and life data analysis techniques to statistically quantify the reliability impact of design change.

  • Develops related tools and methods in order to quantify and improve product reliability.

  • Works with current product problem solving teams as well as finance and marketing functions.

  • Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects and works under minimal supervision.

  • Leads small projects or portions of large projects.

  • Provides technical direction for a project or a project team.

  • Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for project success.

  • Influences at department or program management level.

  • Provides input on program-related decisions

  • Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.

  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering discipline(s) and leverages expertise on other projects.

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.

  • Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Reliability Terms And Measures - Demonstrated competence in using, applying, and understanding of the key terminology and measures related to reliability.

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience required, such as responsibility for several components of a project or a complex.

  • Support individual platform level current product reliability engineering work.

  • Provide prioritization and recommendation to the individual platform core team to ensure engineering resources are used optimally to deliver maximum reliability improvement.

  • Work closely with the individual platform quality leader to ensure reliability and quality requirements and deliverable are specified and met

  • Engage with technical project leaders to ensure the right level of reliability information is shared, provide input to fault tree analysis using statistical inferences. Provide recommendation with regards 7-Steps process, follow through to the execution of the recommendations.

  • Monitor improvement effectiveness using the appropriate tool and process.

  • Act as a reliability system lead and collaborate with other BU unit’s reliability to ensure alignment of process and reliability work distribution.

  • Self-sufficient, adaptable to changes and work well with various stakeholders

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • PhD, Masters of Science, Bachelor of Science, or equivalent technical degree required.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary: £43,000 - £48,000 (dependent upon experience & qualifications)

Cummins Contributory Pension Scheme

8% variable annual bonus

BUPA Healthcare scheme for individual and family


Cummins Rewards

Cycle to work scheme

Flexible working hours

Opportunity to develop professionally

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.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 19, 2017, 6:32:31 AM

Unposting Date Nov 18, 2017, 5:59:00 PM

Req ID: 17000643