Applied Mechanics Entry Level Full Time Positions
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Test and analyze engines and components for stress, strain, fatigue, noise and vibration. The results are used to determine the validity of the design to meet the customer requirements. Design recommendations are then provided as needed.
Investigates product and system problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.
Main focus is on the execution and improvement of established processes primarily documented in detailed local and global work instructions (EPs) that are required in Engineering Standard Work (ESW) and/or Design Validation Plans (DVP&R). This is accomplished through standard, as well as development of specialized computational tools and methods that are required to support the Design and Validation processes and enable high confidence decision making.
Obtains input from Design, Thermal Sciences, Materials and Product Validation and delivers computer models and results for key structural performance parameters like motion, load, natural frequencies, stress, design margin, life, sound power to Design and Product Validation.
Uses formal training like Statics, Dynamics, Machine Design, Mechanics of Materials, Failure Analysis, Engineering Materials and others along with tool specific training (ANSYS, FE-Safe, GT, AVL) to make Design decisions based on numerical predictions of structural performance of components and systems.
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.
Degree Programs Considered: Bachelor's, Master's, PhD
Major Programs Typically Considered: All Engineering Majors
Cummins Full Time Requirements:
College, university or equivalent technical experience required
Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
Must be able to complete 40 hours per week
0-2 years in a position/internship relating to your field of study preferred
Compensation and Benefits
Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.
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