Cummins Inc. Senior Engineer - Joining Technologies & Materials in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Senior Engineer - Joining Technologies & Materials
Senior Engineer - Joining Technologies and Materials
Closing date: 2 nd October
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 Electrified Power 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 Milton Keynes for a Welding & Joining Process Engineer.
Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:
You will lead the assessment and selection of optimum welding and joining processes and technologies for the Battery Pack and associated components, for example joining battery tabs to busbars and fabricated battery frame assemblies.
In addition, you will co-ordinate and lead a small team in implementing test plans & procedures for material & joining technology validation
You’ll develop innovative solutions from initial idea through to functional prototype as quickly as possible. The process must include sense-checks of feasibility through, for example, design studies, modelling and simulation. These demonstrations can be virtual or physical.
You will author & champion internal design rules/standards for material and joining applications on Battery Enclosures, and ensure department-wide adherence to these standards.
You will perform comparative analysis and performance evaluation of various joining technologies, such as remote laser welding (RLW), resistance spot welding (RSW), and self-piercing riveting (SPR), MIG welding, CMT welding.
You will perform evaluation of joint quality using metallographic inspection, tensile & bending tests, weld coupons and parametric studies.
You will also characterize joint fatigue strength, residual stresses, micro-hardness & temperature dependency of joint strength (HAZ) for virtual simulation correlation as well as design suitability. Knowledge of ANSYS (or similar simulation software) systems beneficial.
You will identify engineering solutions for the joining of copper and steel, and other dissimilar materials.
Skills and Experience Required:
Qualified as a Welding Engineer (desirable)
Welding experience, metal forming / stamping, machine building
Hands-on experience with welding (spot, resistance & fusion), adhesive bonding & sealing in industrialized, high-volume applications.
Experience of specifying and managing effective test plans to validate selected material and processes against specification documents.
Planning of welding activities
Liaison with certification authorities and inspection agencies
Preparation of project welding procedures
Hands-on engineering and systems testing
Experience in Hybrid/Electric powertrains and battery systems.
Required Education, Licenses or Certifications
University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Automotive or Aeronautical Engineering required.
OR, equivalent vocational experience in a relevant role
Compensation and Benefits
Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions up to 9%
Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)
Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs
25 days annual leave plus public holidays
Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers
Family friendly policies
At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.
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Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Milton Keynes-UK, Milton Keynes, Precedent House
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Sep 3, 2019, 3:36:51 AM
Unposting Date Oct 3, 2019, 5:59:00 PM
Req ID: 190002WX