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Cummins Inc. Product Engineer Advisor in Galesburg, Michigan

Product Engineer Advisor


Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a joint venture between Eaton and Cummins, Inc. producing industry-leading medium- and heavy-duty automated transmission products to OEM customers around the globe. Our business thrives with talent from diverse skillsets and backgrounds. Grow your career by joining this exceptional collaboration opportunity that embraces innovative thinking, compelling creativity, and customer-focus.

This is an exciting opportunity in Galesburg, Michigan for an Advanced Engineering Product Advisor .

This product focused position applies highly specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices to lead the creation of optimized system-level design concepts and mechanical design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, reliability, durability, manufacturing, assembly, and serviceability with little supervision required. This role effectively communicates the capability of a system-level design concept to meet a vast set of requirements including a holistic assessment of alternative and competitive design concepts, and leads the development of system-level requirements by working effectively with other engineering and cross-functional disciplines, including those to resolve current product deficiencies.

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

  • Obtains input and leads the negotiation with cross-functional and cross-discipline technical experts and senior-level designers to communicate complex subsystem and system-level design intent through a thorough Design Review package to the Product Preceding Technology, (PPT) or Value Package Introduction (VPI) team requiring a such holistic assessment of various design concepts.

  • Leads the design decision making in the areas of complex subsystem and system-level design concept selection, concept optimization, and design specifications that impact customers targeted to be served by a given Product Preceding Technology, (PPT) or Value Package Introduction (VPI) initiative.

  • Applies and leads the execution of processes such as Critical Design Decisions, System Design and Validation Consideration Checklist, Design Review and tools such as iDFMEA, DVA, GD&T, CREO, ANSYS Workbench required to enable high quality subsystem and system-level design decision making and design refinement.

  • Provides problem resolution leadership for complex systems with a high degree of ambiguity and often global business impact.

  • Leads the development and improvement of work processes and systems across function(s) within a global business unit or managing improvement across business units.

  • Coordinates and directs work of technical project teams

  • Operates as the recognized multi-competency specialist or expert in a discipline or product area


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

  • Experience with Electric Drive Intigration

  • Project management experience

  • Strategic thinking skills

  • Lead development of automated manual transmissions (AMT) new concept architectures based on strategic product planning requirements.

  • Analysis of transmission operating duty cycle as a function of vehicle performance requirements.

  • Use of advanced analysis led design tools and methods including Lean Product Development and Design for Six Sigma.

  • Lead technical reviews with leadership stakeholders.

  • Experience leading technical project planning.

  • Development of innovative features, IP and execute Design Analysis Plans and robust DVP.

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.

Eaton Cummins and E-verify

At ECJV, 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-Michigan-Kalamazoo-US, MI, Galesburg, Eaton Cummins JV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 26, 2021, 9:53:51 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210000PC