Jun 11, 2022

Design Engineer

  • Apex Systems
  • Columbus, IN, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

We are seeking a Design Engineer that is well versed with 3D (Creo Preferred) design of cabling/wire harnesses and other electronic parts for our client who designs, manufactures, and distributes engines and power generation products. This specific team focuses on the Electric Powertrain technologies and integration of cable/harness activities. This position will be 85% design work and 15% validation of pre-production products. Title: Design Engineer Location: Columbus, IN (REMOTE Flexibility) Company: Cummins Inc. This product focused position applies knowledge of engineering principles and design practices to create optimized design concepts and electro-mechanical design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, reliability, durability, manufacturing, assembly, and serviceability. Experience Preferred BS or AAS Degree and 3+ years of experience. 3-D CAD modeling knowledge and experience designing electrical systems (Solidworks, Creo, AutoCAD, etc.) required Experience with drawing release processes Knowledge of line diagram and schematic symbols Application experience with printed circuit boards, sensors, relays, circuit breakers, contactors and electro-mechanical devices Junction box design or casting design experience highly preferred but not required Description Mechanical Design Modeling and Analysis - Creates Computer Aided Design models in accordance with Cummins' standards to represent architectural or product level system design concepts, and to enable completion of various system-level computer analyses such as Dimensional Variation Analysis and Finite Element Analysis. Mechanical Design Specification - Creates complete specifications in the form of solid models, configured engineering bill of materials and detailed drawings that cross-functionally communicate the information required to manufacture and inspect a product per its design intent; considers national, international, industry, and Cummins' standards that accurately and concisely define the part specification. Product Platform Planning and Architecting - Creates and develops a holistic product platform including key architectural feature and function variants needed to align with market level product plans of future target markets; generates alternative architectures traceable to the requirements and performs trade-off analysis in collaboration with life-cycle stakeholders to ensure a balanced and optimum platform; communicates and maintains traceable information and plans executed by product development teams. Investigates Value Package Introduction (VPI) program team or field-based issues, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution from a design perspective, while documenting results with guidance from more experienced team members. Applies and supports the execution of processes such as Critical Design Decisions, System Design and Validation Consideration Checklist, Design Review, and tools such as iDFMEA, DVA, GD&T, CREO, ANSYS Workbench required to enable high quality component and subsystem-level design decision making and design refinement. Obtains input and negotiates with cross-functional and cross-discipline technical experts and senior-level designers to communicate the component and subsystem design intent through a thorough Design Review package to the Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), Value Package Introduction (VPI), or Value Package Change Request (VPCR) team requiring a such holistic assessment of various design concepts. Supports design decision making in the areas of concept selection, concept optimization, and design specifications that impact customers targeted to be served by a given Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), Value Package Introduction (VPI), or Value Package Change Request (VPCR) initiative. Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team. Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes. Involves minimal direct management of people, but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees. Contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role. EEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. 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