Global Diagnostics Technical Specialist at Cummins in Columbus, Indiana

Posted in Engineering 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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 We are looking for a talented Global Diagnostics Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Cummins Compliance and Regulatory Affairs for our Corporate Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

 Your impact will happen in these and other ways: 

  • This position resides in the Technical Certification and Compliance On-Board Diagnostics Center of Excellence (TC&C OBD COE) team. The open position is for Global Diagnostic Subject Matter Expert with main focus on products developed in UK, China, India, Brazil, Japan for international market.

  • This drives decisions and creates technical content which ultimately leads to state of the art, highly effective, environmentally friendly, and competitive products. Obtains input and negotiates with stakeholders, such as team members, engineers from other teams, technical managers, project leaders, product and manufacturing engineers, and supplier partners and delivers information, guidance, and recommendations to support and/or make project decisions, or to provide input related to further analysis, design optimization, feasibility studies, or architecture definition.

  • Makes decisions in the areas of short-term project details, such as conducting analysis, testing, and communication with stakeholders that impact and support the successful progression of projects at an impact level that is higher than for a senior or lead engineer.

  • Applies and improves processes such as Pre Program Planning, (PPP), Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), Value Package Introduction (VPI), or Value Package Change, (VPC), Engineering Standard Work, (ESW), Functional Excellence Practice (FEP) and tools related to thermal and fluid sciences such as GT-Power, Fluent, Converge, Concerto, CyberApps (virtual application model), Cummins Data Analysis Tool (CDAT), Mach, test data calculation, DARTS, test data storage, Calterm, Electronic Control Module (ECM) calibration tool, Emissions data system, Integrity, and ACCEPTS ECM in-loop test bench required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.

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


Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience (5 plus years) 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.

Responsibilities include any or all of the following:

  • Provide support to Global OBD Regulation Affairs manager during new regulation intake or clarifying interpretation of existing regulatory requirements. Global OBD exposure is preferred, but North American is acceptable.

  • Provide support to the global OBD certification leaders for diagnostics and/or standardization related questions and issues.

  • Provide regulatory and subsystem expertise and consultation to the product development teams worldwide.

  • Provide training and coaching on diagnostic calibration process, methods, and best practices to diagnostic tuners, infrastructure engineers and DSMEs worldwide.

  • Guide and support diagnostic and non-diagnostics (aka OBD Infrastructure) feature development ensuring regulatory requirements are met for all global products.

  • Provide oversight and consultation to the teams globally for OBD infrastructure related activities like fault configuration, calibration tuning and OBD scan tool interface.

  • This is an individual contributor role but may be required to provide coaching to 1-2 engineers/contractors in US team, and/or dotted line coaching to new OBD leads, DSMEs, infrastructure engineers in international teams.

  • Role would require an international travel (upto 20%) when COVID rules permit.

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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