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Cummins Inc. Senior Electronic Systems - Power Electronics Technical Advisor in Minnesota

Senior Electronic Systems - Power Electronics Technical Advisor


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We are looking for a talented Electronic Systems - Power Electronics Technical Advisor to join our team specializing in Cummins Electronics and Fuel Systems for our Component Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • This product focused, developing leadership position tailors’ electronic systems for Cummins products. People in these positions will configure (tune), integrate, test, and release software, electronic control units, tools, sensors, actuators, and harnesses into an electronic system that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

  • Investigates highly difficult or specialized electronic application and systems problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Creates, manages, improves and applies 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.

  • Uses systems knowledge and expertise to make conclusions in the areas of electronic systems designs, requirements, calibration, and test that impact the quality and performance of calibrated builds and management of cross-BU integration and coordination.

  • Operates as the recognized multi-competency specialist or expert in a discipline or product area across a site or global business unit with responsibility for developing local talent (direct or indirect).

  • Coaches and mentors’ other engineers, project managers and cross-functional team members. May also include academic or industry collaboration in a discipline area.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

University, or equivalent bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required. This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Prior Technical Specialist/Specialist Engineering equivalent work experience (7 plus years) in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving, quality decision making and providing technical direction to a project team(s). Knowledge of MS Office tools are preferred

  • The primary responsibilities of this position are to develop and influence electronic system architectures, hardware, and software for use in switched-mode power electronics systems used in industrial and power train applications.

  • Ideal candidates will possess extensive experience in product line architecture; platform design of electronic systems for maximum reuse with effective management of product variation.

  • We are seeking candidates with extensive experience in the application of switched-model power electronics and controls in vehicle powertrain systems and industrial power systems equipment. This experience should include the application of electronic control units, sensors, actuators, harnesses and the interconnectivity of other distributed electronic modules within the system.

  • Ideal candidates should possess a deep understanding of the operating first principles, common failure modes, and safety systems of electronic control systems in commercial vehicle and industrial equipment applications. Candidate should possess extensive experience with the entire electronic eco-system for designing and maintaining the electronic components, software and subsystems across the entire product life cycle (concept through obsolescence)


This role can be based either Indiana or Minnesota location .

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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

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Primary Location United States-Minnesota

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 23, 2020, 9:32:10 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200001J6