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Cummins Inc. Controls Engineer in Troy, Michigan

Controls Engineer

Description

We are looking for a talented Junior Controls Engineer to join our #Accelera by Cummins business unit located in Troy, Michigan.

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

  • This applied technology position creates software that is sold as an integral part of Cummins’ products. People in these positions will have involvement in specification, design, implementation, testing and/or release of software that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

  • Investigates embedded software problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results.

  • Applies and improves embedded software development processes and tools. Processes include model based development, coding, compiling and test. Tools include Simulink, code editors, integration tools, static analysis tools, compilers and hardware in the loop test tools.

  • Obtains input and negotiates with product and software development teams and delivers verified software features, components, builds to product teams.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of software requirements, architecture, design, implementation and test that impact the quality and performance of software subsystems and feature classes.

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

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

  • Coordinates and directs work amongst technicians and temporary student employees, assists in the transfer of knowledge to lesser experienced engineers through either indirect (scope of influence) or direct management of a small, local group of engineers.

  • Provides support and guidance to influence technical direction within a project team and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.Operates as a recognized specialist in a discipline or product area within the immediate team.

Qualifications

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

  • Embedded Software Design and Construction - Constructs embedded software using industry best practices and robust software engineering principles; verifies software updates to ensure quality products.

  • Product Failure Mode Avoidance - Mitigates potential product failure modes, by identifying interfaces, functions, functional requirements, interactions, control factors, noise factors, and prioritized potential failure modes and potential failure causes for the system of interest to effectively and efficiently improve the reliability of Cummins’ products.

  • Product Function Modeling, Simulation and Analysis - Impacts product design decisions through the utilization and/or interpretation of computational tools and methods that predict the capability of a product's function relative to its system, sub-system and/or component level requirements.

  • Product Platform Planning and Architecting - Creates and develops a holistic product platform including key architectural feature and function variants needed to align with market level product plans of future target markets; generates alternative architectures traceable to the requirements and performs trade-off analysis in collaboration with life-cycle stakeholders to ensure a balanced and optimum platform; communicates and maintains traceable information and plans executed by product development teams.

  • Product Verification and Validation Management - Develops product systems validation plans from a variety of inputs to identify failure modes, while managing product risk and relative priority; negotiates product requirements against capability to guide project scope; evaluates analytical, simulation and physical test results to verify product capability and validate requirements; assesses legacy versus proposed system solution capabilities and produces recommendations with technical documentation to support product decisions.Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or appropriate STEM field is required.

  • Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

Experience

Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making. Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Controls Systems Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

  • Experience with Model Based SW Development tools like Matlab, dSpace or others.

  • Experience with CAN based analysis tools like Vector CANalyzer, Peak Explorer or others.

  • Understanding of e-Powertrain components such as DC/AC Inverters, PMSM Motors,

  • Transmission Systems, High Voltage Batteries, etc.

  • Experience with and designing controls for vehicle dynamics, MPC, PID, etc.

  • Experience working with real-time microcontrollers, embedded controllers or similar.

Base salary range: 84, 800 - 127, 200

Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate

Job ENGINEERING

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Rochester Hills-US, MI, Troy, 2135 West Maple Road

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 7, 2024, 9:15:19 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240004ZN

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