Cummins Inc. Principal Mechanical Engineer in Daventry, United Kingdom

Principal Mechanical Engineer


Principal Mechanical Engineer

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 Power Systems 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 the Daventry Technical Centre for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join the business as a Principal Mechanical Engineer

Cummins UK is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects supporting both future and current engine and generator set projects primarily in the 38-91 litre range using both Diesel and Gas fuel systems

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • By applying your specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the design, development, analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle.

  • You will create design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.

  • You will verify component and system capability designs using analysis and or functional testing, interpret results, drive decisions and assess risks.

  • You will work with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional teams to resolve product issues.

  • You will lead and provide technical direction to project teams

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.

Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.


Skills and ExperienceRequired:

  • Considerable level of relevant relevant mechanical or design engineering work experience required, such as responsibility for several components of a project or an individual complex component of a project.

  • Experience with Diesel and Gas engine systems preferred but not essential

  • As an experienced mechanical engineer you will have experience in the following;

o Product Integration, Verification & Validation

o Systems Definition and Design

o Project Management

o Cross-Functional Design Review

o Integrated Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (IDFMEA)

o 7 Step Product Problem Solving Process

o Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R)

o Component failure analysis and solution development

RequiredEducation, Licenses or Certifications

  • PhD, Masters, Bachelors or equivalent degree in engineering required

In return,you can look forward to:

  • A secure and rewarding future with a global market leader.

  • Competitive salary

£38,400 - £52k and benefits package

  • Genuine prospects for managed personal and professional growth.

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity inthe workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employeesand job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive lessfavourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Daventry, Cummins Co Ltd

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 22, 2017, 2:32:52 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170003IR