Current Product Reliability Engineer- Technical Specialist - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY at Cummins (Minneapolis, MN)

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Current Product Reliability Engineer- Technical Specialist - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY


We are looking for a talented Product Reliability Engineer- Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Product Quality for our Power Systems Business Unit with focus on Power Generation Products. This is a remote opportunity.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
  • Applies specialized knowledge of statistical tools and warranty databases to analyze existing component or system reliability, report the reliability per the customer's reporting requirements, and provide interpretation of the results.
  • Applies specialized knowledge across various areas and products to provide reliability comparisons and assessments across the Cummins product range and identify and report adverse or favorable trends in current product reliability.
  • Develops related tools and methods to quantify and improve product reliability.
  • Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects and works under minimal supervision.
  • Provides input on program-related decisions.
  • Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.
  • Product Failure Reporting and Corrective/Preventive Action Systems - Defines and leads a process to record, prioritize, and resolve product failures using cross-functional reviews, rigorous problem-solving methods, failed parts transfer processes, data management tools, and project management practices to improve the reliability of the product effectively and efficiently.
  • 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 improve the reliability of Cummins' products effectively and efficiently.
  • Product Reliability and Reliability Risk Management - Plans and manages critical reliability activities during new product development by preventing failures before hardware, detecting failures before the customer does, and improving products before production in order to release a reliable and durable product; evaluates key technical and program measures to assess the launch readiness of a new product using prescribed indicators, measures, risk scales and methods of tracking to focus attention on metrics to reduce risk and improve reliability.
  • Quantitative Reliability Analysis - Analyzes failure data from existing and/or new products by establishing failure rate models for use in assessing the feasibility of meeting reliability targets, comparing the reliability of product alternatives, estimating reliability and product coverage costs, identifying emerging issues, or verifying that improvements implemented have had the desired reliability improvement.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:
  • Bachelor of Science equivalent or greater technical degree required.
  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience required, such as responsibility for several components of a project or a complex.
  • This position is planned to support Power Generation platform from a Current Product Reliability perspective. This will include working with the Platform Team, data tools and multiple cross functional groups. The Reliability Leader is responsible for keeping the voice of quality in front of the platform core team by highlighting spikes and abnormalities in the data. This person will also work especially closely with the platform quality leader and the platform's technical team to proactively identify and eliminate risks and issues.
  • The individual is well served to have a collaborative and critical mind that seeks out the best solutions and be an excellent communicator who is comfortable creating healthy tension to move our platform teams to make well thought out choices that will maximize the benefit for our end customers and Cummins. Product experience is very helpful to this role, but not necessary. A background in service or product engineering is helpful but not required and any number of past customer-focused experiences can also serve the candidate well for this role.


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Shoreview, CPG Headquarters Victoria St

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 30, 2022, 6:54:56 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 2200028S
More Information on Cummins
Cummins operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Columbus, IN. Cummins was founded in 1919. It has 35251 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 11 open jobs at Cummins, click here.
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