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Cummins Inc. Controls Engineers – Senior #NC027 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Controls Engineers – Senior #NC027


Controls Engineer – Seniors - #NC027

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 Engine 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 for Controls Engineer – Seniors - #NC027 in Whitakers, North Carolina

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Develop all aspects of control systems, equipment and machinery.

  • Develop and implement bench tests and alter equipment to ensure that sensors and actuators are functioning according to specifications.

  • Lead the support and debugging of complex systems problems and change requests.

  • Prepare cost estimates, compile required cost and equipment information, and write and review appropriation requests.

  • Design and implement new Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) solutions, specify equipment and materials for projects, and help with installation, startup, troubleshooting and ongoing maintenance and operation.

  • Identify and control electrical hazards and utilize knowledge of lock out/tag out requirements and electrical safety (including NFPA 70E requirements and electrical protection devices such as highly sensitive differential circuit breakers and fuses) to develop and implement a comprehensive electrical safety program.

  • Utilize highly specialized knowledge of Ladder Logic and Human-Machine Interfaces used in the control of manufacturing processes and equipment to lead controls installation projects and specify significant upgrades to existing equipment.

  • Understand the information management system used to provide data to users and machines on the production floor, collect data from user and machines on the production floor, and communicate with business system applications such as Enterprise Resource Planning, scheduling and Product Data Management.

  • Lead the procedures and projects to make modifications to Manufacturing Execution Systems within a given plant operation environment.

  • Design, troubleshoot, and repair facility and machine electrical systems while utilizing the required safety procedures.

  • Utilize extensive experience with factory floor networking systems and Sensor Technology and Measurement to design and implement new networking solutions.

  • Prepare cost estimated, compile required cost and equipment information, and write and review appropriation requests.

  • Design and implement PLC Solutions (ladder logic, HMI), manufacturing processes and equipment.

  • Review and approve new equipment for installation, manage new installation and runoff, provide support and assistance to engineering and production with new equipment.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Prepare cost estimates

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

  • Manufacturing processes and equipment

  • Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Product Data Management

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • Factory floor networking systems

  • Sensor Technology and Measurement

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Position requires Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field and 2 years of experience as a Controls Engineer, or related position.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and 5 years of experience as a Controls Engineer, or related position.

JOB SITE: Whitakers, North Carolina

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go to and refer to Job ID #NC027

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, CDC Case-Cummins

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 9, 2019, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Nov 23, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190004HP