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Cummins Inc. RePower Program: Product Improvement Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

RePower Program: Product Improvement Engineer


At Cummins, we recognize the decision to come back into your desired career after an extended career break can be intimidating. We value your diverse background, education, and experience and believe that we can help Power Your Potential as you make the return

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 Hybrid, paid, 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.

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Thi s role is part of the Current Product Engineering Team, specifically Hardware Systems Team within the Engine Business

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

The primary responsibilities of this position are focused on driving improvements to the Air Handling, Turbocharger, Electronics and/or Fuel System components for current product engines across Cummins engine platforms. This work includes leading field issue resolution projects related to the engine hardware systems .

Obtains 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.

Applies 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 that are necessary to make quality progress.

Applies and improves processes such as Engineering Standard Work (ESW), iDFMEA, Failure Incident Review Group (FIRG) and 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.

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

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience

Product focused background, along with program management skills, are helpful. Systems knowledge, considering interactions, and experience with a systematic approach to problem solving are beneficial for this role. Taking an innovative approach to issue resolution is encouraged.

The ability to gather, utilize, and interpret data from multiple sources, such as engine data, warranty data, and test data, will help to enable success in this role. Leadership, clear communication, and the ability to manage stakeholders are key to long term success in this role.


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation for this role is $8000 per 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, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 4, 2022, 3:23:52 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 220002WW