Senior Controls Performance Engineer

Cummins   •  

Columbus, IN

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


5 - 7 years

Posted 392 days ago

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Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Engine Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for a Senior Controls Performance Engineer.



  • Manage workflow of Controls Performance (Air-Handling Control, Virtual Sensor, and associated Diagnostics) tuning for multiple engine programs within the specified program schedule.

  • Perform tuning work for Controls Performance deliverables and manage/review tuning of other Controls Performance engineers supporting the programs.

  • Conduct technical Deep Dives communicating feature performance to cross-functional program teams, present Design Review material to program team in support of calibration releases, and document results against Technical Profile deliverables.

  • Support engine programs by investigating/troubleshooting issues in test cell, truck, and field test units.

  • Provide technical support to the programs on hardware & software improvements based on needed capability.


  • Use of mathematic models and computer aided engineering/scientific design tools such as MATLAB/Simulink, MATH CAD etc to simulate steady state, dynamic and transient operation of an electrical machine.

  • Understanding the principles of electric circuit theory.

  • Uses embedded software design appropriately as part of work. Understands the underlying principles, techniques, and procedures. Creates appropriate design documentation for review.

  • Tuning and validating OBD diagnostics.

  • Controls System software & tuning.

  • Thermodynamics understanding and application.

  • Engine System or Component performance/testing.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical or ElectricalEngineering with 3years of experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or ElectricalEngineering with 5years of experience

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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.

Req ID:170005ZW