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Cummins Inc. Electrical Systems Engineer – Custom Fuel Cell Platform in Mississauga, Ontario

Electrical Systems Engineer – Custom Fuel Cell Platform

Description

We are looking for a talented Electrical Systems Engineer – Custom Fuel Cell Platform to join our team specializing in sales for our #NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario.

This product focused 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.

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

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

  • Applies and improves 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.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of electronic systems design, requirements, calibration, and test that impact the quality and performance of calibrated subsystems and feature classes of electronic subsytems.

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

  • 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:

Skills

  • Design and Application of Mechatronics Systems - Specifies electronic hardware and interconnections that measure and control systems; applies electronic hardware and interconnections in Cummins' products.

  • Machine Integration and Optimization - Combines various parts or sub-systems into a whole to achieve the output most desired by the customer; applies Cummins' installation requirements using our standard tools, processes and identified best practices to ensure optimization of performance, reliability, cost and quality; analyzes technical issues using proven problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques for rapid resolution.

  • Product Problem Solving - Solves product problems using a process that protects the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; and identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

  • 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.

  • System Requirements Engineering - Uses appropriate methods and tools to translate stakeholder needs into verifiable requirements to which designs are developed; establishes acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis, allocation and negotiation; tracks the status of requirements throughout the system lifecycle; assesses the impact of changes to system requirements on project scope, schedule, and resources; creates and maintains information linkages to related artifacts.

  • Systems Thinking - Defines the system of interest by drawing the boundaries, identifying its context within its environment, its interfaces, and that it has a lifecycle to aid in planning the problem statement, scope and deliverables ; analyzes linkages and interactions between elements that comprise the system of interest by using appropriate methods, models and integration of outcomes to understand the system, predict its behavior and devise modifications to it in order to produce the desired effects.

  • Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

  • Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, 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.

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

  • Design and develop, in a hands-on manner, electrical architecture and system schematics from concept to finished product for fuel cell and hybrid energy systems used in stationary power generation, backup power, and mobility applications.

  • Participate in systems design and engineering processes, as part of cross-functional teams, to define unique electrical architectures and control schemes.

  • Perform necessary electrical calculations for systems to ensure all safety and operational requirements are met and systems adhere to all required industrial codes and standards.

  • Specify and source electrical and electronic components for use in fuel cell systems.

  • Participate in design of custom electronic and software solutions for highly complex products and projects.

  • Test and debug electrical hardware and software during the installation and commissioning process of custom projects.

  • Maintain and improve existing product electrical/controls subsystems as needed

  • Strong working knowledge of electrical systems design, system-level programming, debugging, and test.

  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical, mechanical and process control systems.

  • Design experience with tools for generating electrical schematics(E-Plan) and electrical bills of materials for highly complex projects.

  • Strong familiarity with electrical codes and standards in design application.

  • Experience with design for EMI/EMC and safety compliance.

  • Working knowledge of C programming is an asset, as is a solid understanding of analog and digital electronics design (PCB schematic and layout) as they relate to embedded systems development.

  • Experience with CAN Bus, and Ethernet Communication protocols.

  • Hands on experience interfacing and integrating software and electrical/electronic hardware with power electronic subsystems, electro-mechanical systems (motors, pumps, etc.) and/or subsystems with multiple control I/O.

  • Experience with assembly language and Labview (for testing purposes).

  • Experience with TI DSP platforms (TMS series) and/or Microchip PIC microcontrollers and their associated software development environments is an asset.

  • Work well within a team environment.

  • Excellent time management. Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Strong communication skills. Must be able to present electrical designs and solutions to key stakeholders including technical team, senior management, and customer interfaces.

  • Outstanding technical report writing skills

  • Flexibility, able to respond readily to changing priorities or work assignments.

  • University degree in electrical engineering or similar.

  • P.Eng licensure under the Professional Engineers of Ontario preferred.

  • 5 to 10 years experience in a rigorous and detail-oriented environment.

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society

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.

The successful candidate will go through pre-employment background check process consists of a Criminal Background Check which includes a criminal background check as well as an education and work experience check. Specific Tickets / Licenses are checked as required, and Drivers Abstracts are required for any position where driving is part of the job.

Job ENGINEERING

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Cummins Hydrogenics

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 26, 2022, 11:24:10 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization New Power Business

Req ID: 220003T8

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