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Cummins Inc. RePower Program: Functional Safety Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

RePower Program: Functional Safety Engineer


RePower, our return-to-work program, is designed specifically for candidates like you: people who have 5 years of professional work experience and an employment gap of 2 years for a variety of reasons and are now ready to return to the workforce. The program supports re-engagement of skills – through fulfilling work assignments; training, coaching, and development; and a sense of community and networking that cohorts provide.

Our six-month, paid, remote and benefitted returnship is an opportunity to use your specialist expertise, interests, and abilities on meaningful projects. Successful participants may be eligible for full-time employment opportunities upon completion of the program.

We are excited to get to know you and learn more about what powers you.


The returnship will support functional safety compliance for Cummins products. This includes creating and maintaining training, tools, and processes. It also includes the project management and work product creation for Cummins programs that require compliance to a functional safety standard (e.g., ISO 26262). Examples of work products are safety process flow diagrams, safety project schedules, and safety risk analysis and requirements.

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

Investigates electronic application and systems problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

Applies and improves electronic application and systems development processes and tools. Processes include system specification, modelling and simulation, calibration, Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R), and troubleshooting. Tools include Simulink, calibration tools, and PTC Integrity .

Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers control system designs, verified and calibrated software features and builds to product teams.

Makes decisions in the areas of electronic systems design, requirements, calibration, and test that impact the quality and performance of calibrated subsystems and feature classes of electronic subsytems.

Responsible for review of less-experienced developers/testers’ work to ensure robust, reusable, and efficient design.

Provides independent leadership of smaller business impact projects or ownership of complex components, products, systems or services with greater elements of ambiguity over the senior or lead engineer level and with full accountability to the project team.

Delivers independent execution of established and emerging work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge.

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

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering is required.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation for this role is $8000 a month (subject to applicable withholdings), plus benefits such as health and wellness while in the returnship program

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.



Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 4, 2022, 3:39:17 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220002YX