Cummins Inc. Electronic Controls - Technical Advisor in Fridley, Minnesota

Electronic Controls - Technical Advisor


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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 Fridley, MN for an Electronic Controls - Technical Advisor

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

  • Applies highly specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks to develop and support activities in the area of electrical & electronics engineering.

  • Lead large or multiple engineering projects.Performs as the local technical expert for one or more engineering specialties.

  • Solves complex problems impacting multiple projects.

  • Communicates with and influences key external stakeholders and business leaders.

  • Drives and manages system level requirements for projects or programs.

  • Makes critical program-related decisions. Collaborates with industry peers within their discipline.

  • Advances the state of the practice for the technical discipline.

  • Sets strategic direction for a program or technical discipline.

  • Advises and transfers knowledge of engineering discipline; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.

  • Advises leaders for resolution of complex business problems.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

Master's degree or equivalent advanced degree in Engineering required


Significant level of relevant work experience required. Ten or more years’ experience in a similar discipline expected.

Lead electrical system design and integration, drive architecture and system engineering practices, tune controls and deliver electrical performance, understand and apply codes and standards, support commissioning, troubleshoot electrical performance issues, and contribute in a large cross-functional VPI and PPT projects with team members in different locations. The key responsibilities and skills will include:

  • Lead the development, implementation and support of commercial genset and distributed generation products

  • Provide expertise in power systems optimization and electrification, including renewable resource and battery storage integration

  • Closely work with design teams, customers, project developers, and other commissioning agents to deliver superior products and solutions

  • Coach and guide team members

  • Understand and apply regulatory requirements that affect electrical performance

  • Author Engineering Standard Work (ESW) documents, including Engineering Tests and Design Practices

  • Experience in measurement and analysis of electrical parameters

  • Solid experience in Control Theory, embedded systems, and power systems.

  • Experience in simulation and modeling and the use of tools such as Matlab/Simulink, PowerFactory, PSSE, and/or ETAP

  • Working knowledge or training in High Voltage circuits is a plus

  • Prior experience in genset controller tuning, power system commissioning is a plus

  • Knowledge of Cummins genset controllers and third party genset controllers is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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.

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Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 12, 2018, 4:17:47 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180001K8