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Job Summary

Cummins Inc. USA
Columbus, IN 47201
Automotive and Parts Mfg
Manufacturing - Other
Engineering Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
5+ to 7 Years
Education Level
Master's Degree
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Job Reference Code

Engine Performance Development Group Leader

About the Job

Engine Performance Development Group Leader (140001PK)



Responsibilities’ Summary:


This individual will be responsible for providing guidance, setting expectations, clarifying responsibilities, and providing feedback for project team members in accomplishing tasks and goals.

Key Responsibilities Specific to Role:

  •   Applies sound knowledge of engineering principles and practices in one of the following areas: combustion/performance/emissions, cool/lube/fuel systems, air handling, system integration, after treatment integration, cycle simulation, vehicle system simulation, combustion system simulation, flow simulation, filtration, or after treatment simulation.
  •   Leads a small technical group and works under minimal supervision.
  •   Participates as a key contributor and assigns work to meet group commitments.
  •   Influences at department or program management level.
  •   Provide input on program-related decisions.
  •   Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.
  •   Contributes to the solution of complex technical problems; provides resources, removes barriers and ensures application of common approaches.
  •   Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering discipline(s) and leverages expertise on other projects.
  •   Identifies developmental needs of group members.
  •   Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.

Skills – Functional/Technical

  •   Fundamentals of thermal and fluid sciences, and/or physical chemistry - Diversified knowledge in the areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and/or physical chemistry.  This knowledge includes both analytical and experimental applications.  Ability to apply this knowledge to areas such as engines, after treatment systems, fuel systems, air handling systems, power generation and filtration systems.
  •   Energy conversion systems knowledge - Good energy conversion systems knowledge.  Energy conversion systems knowledge includes an understanding of the working principles of power generation, including engines and systems related to engines, such as after treatment systems, air handling systems, fuel systems, and filtration systems.
  •   Thermal and fluid science specialty of interest - Diversified knowledge in a specialty of interest in the areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, combustion, and/or physical chemistry.  This area is a very broad, requiring focus on a subset within thermal and fluid sciences, with more detailed knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to the specific area of interest.
  •   Technical leadership skills - Strong technical leadership skills including the ability to lead teams and/or projects that focus on TSFE.  Ability to make sound database decisions.
  •   Communication and teamwork skills  - Cooperates with others, fully contributes to achieve the team goal.


Experience, Education and Certifications:

  •   Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline required.
  •   Master’s degree is highly preferred
  •   Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in Engine Performance, Testing & Calibration is required
  •   Hands on experience focusing on Emissions Solutions is required
  •   Ability to handle multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously is required
  •   Team supervisory experience in a professional environment is highly preferred
  •   Six Sigma knowledge and/or certification is highly preferred



Compensation and Benefits:


Compensation: Base salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits: 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 uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.




















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