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Cummins Inc. System Performance Engineer Team Lead in Columbus, Indiana

System Performance Engineer Team Lead


We are looking for a talented System Performance Engineer Team Lead to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Engine Business Segment in Columbus, IN

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

  • This system focused position utilizes the core competencies of thermal and fluid sciences in the specialized areas of combustion and emissions science, mainly focused to Diesel Oxidation Catalyst & Diesel Particulate Filter components, using analytical and experimental approaches to answer key questions about the performance and architecture of the system & component.

  • This team delivers robust feature (performance and diagnostic) tuning calibrations and appropriate documentation to demonstrate compliance to applicable Engineering Standard practices and requirements within a given timeline.

  • Communication of status and roadblocks with program management is key for success.

  • Provides support within a project team (new and current products) and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.

  • Leading the development and improvement of work processes and systems across a functional discipline area within a business unit site.


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

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines needed. Bachelors in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is HIGHLY preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant (engine/aftertreatment) discipline area with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.

  • Project management lead experience with proven planning skills to ensure deadlines are met.

  • On the job experience with Matlab/Simulink experience.

  • Controls integration and simulation environment experience is highly preferred.

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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 24, 2022, 11:22:12 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 220001CN