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Cummins Inc. Multidisciplinary Optimization (MDO) Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

Multidisciplinary Optimization (MDO) Engineer

Description

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the 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 #LifeAtCummins is all about. We are looking for a talented Multidisciplinary Optimization MDO Engineer to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Business in Columbus, IN.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Work across many steps in the product life cycle. Because of the product centered nature of this position, they are very often a central point of coordination and decision making between product engineers, product line engineers, customer teams, purchasing, suppliers and manufacturing.

  • Investigate product problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.

  • Work in business processes of PPT, VPI or CPS and executing technical processes such as ESW, iDFMEA, FIRG while using tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.

  • Obtain input from stakeholders such as technical managers, project leaders, other product and manufacturing engineers and supplier partners to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions.

  • Apply academic knowledge and existing experience to take action and make decisions that progress projects forward without sacrificing project quality expectations. Examples of these decisions include day to day project details, analysis or test work instruction details, coordination across discipline areas, etc. that are necessary to make quality progress.

Own problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.

Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.

Qualifications

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the 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 #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Multidisciplinary Optimization MDO Engineer to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Business in Columbus, IN.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Work across many steps in the product life cycle. Because of the product centered nature of this position, they are very often a central point of coordination and decision making between product engineers, product line engineers, customer teams, purchasing, suppliers and manufacturing.

  • Investigate product problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.

  • Work in business processes of PPT, VPI or CPS and executing technical processes such as ESW, iDFMEA, FIRG while using tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.

  • Obtain input from stakeholders such as technical managers, project leaders, other product and manufacturing engineers and supplier partners to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions.

  • Apply academic knowledge and existing experience to take action and make decisions that progress projects forward without sacrificing project quality expectations. Examples of these decisions include day to day project details, analysis or test work instruction details, coordination across discipline areas, etc. that are necessary to make quality progress.

  • Own problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Establishment of people, tools, process roadmaps for CES to develop MDO capabilities to improve design quality and product development efficiency. Includes but not limited to:

  • Ensure appropriate user training is available so that users can utilize MDO efficiently. b. Promote parametric tools/models for integration in MDO workflows. c. Promote creation of automation techniques within design and analysis models.

  • Promote creation of EPs to document best practices to create knowledge foundation.

  • Act as key point of contact for strategic software suppliers in this space.

  • Build awareness across CES by developing and supporting a stakeholder process that enables cross-functional teams to effectively leverage the MDO tools and processes.

  • Work with cross-functional teams at component, subsystem and system level of product development, to identify critical trade-off opportunities and find optimization solutions.

  • Act as project lead of cross-functional design and analysis teams to complete MDO studies on key program NUDs.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary 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.

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 12, 2021, 8:41:41 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210004CS

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