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Cummins Inc. Senior Technician - Power Electronics in Fridley, Minnesota

Senior Technician - Power Electronics


Corporate Electrification Technologies R&T group is looking for a technician with experience in power electronics and controls to support the development of electrification technologies for transportation and power generation applications.

  • Perform and guide less experienced technicians in assembly, set up, troubleshooting, testing and documentation of test results for testing articles (genset, sub-system, etc.).

  • Lead the collection of prototype material. Fabrication and build of prototypes (including test fixtures) and validation of engineering drawings. Provide feedback on assembly to engineers/stakeholders.

  • Perform routine, complex, and advanced tests. Collect, analyze and interpret data per approved test plan. Make necessary adjustments (equipment, instrumentation, etc.). Review data to find any abnormalities to ensure quality.

  • Review test plans and reports of less experienced engineers for completeness, proper test sequence and efficiency. Draft test reports to include findings, conclusions and recommendations. Review this with Lead Technician or manager for approval. Present this information to engineers/stakeholders.

  • Provide guidance to less experienced technicians in the troubleshooting and diagnose of test cell problems and troubleshooting of test data and test issues (not specific to test cells only).

  • Identify and lead improvement projects (quality, safety, customer satisfaction) for the department/team. Evaluate alternatives and make recommendations for innovations that impact the business. Participate in Kaizen Events as assigned.

  • Act as a mentor by sharing knowledge with less experienced technicians.

  • Follow correct safety procedures (i.e., tools, equipment, lifting, guards, protective equipment, etc.). Work safely and ensure the safety of others in the work area.


  • Work concurrently on multiple tasks

  • Attend team meetings and take ownership of lab projects

  • Select lab instruments for purchasing, maintain, and calibrate

  • Lead/support the development of power electronics/traction drives/microgrid/distributed generation labs at the local site

  • Work with suppliers to procure and stock lab components


  • Attention to detail: Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task; accurately record and document technical work with intermediate computer programs.

  • Quality-focused: Operating knowledge of ISO and PGBU quality standards to ensure test and quality records meet these standards

  • Organization Skills: Manage workload to maximize productivity and efficiency; accomplish tasks in a timely manner

  • Continuous improvement: Ability to look for incremental improvements in work processes and results

  • Teamwork: Cooperates willingly and works collaboratively toward solutions that benefit all involved parties and accomplish group objectives

  • Decision Making/Problem Solving: Ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; able to use reason


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Apr 23, 2019, 8:35:59 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190001FS