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Cummins Inc. Application Engineer - Power Generation in Wetherill Park, Australia

Application Engineer - Power Generation


Build on your electrical or mechanical engineering design and projects experience and power up your career in our expanding power generation team! If you are looking to take your career up a gear with a role that will equip you with skills you can use around the world, this role is for you! Power up your career with Cummins and open the door to unlimited opportunities.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Application Engineer, this will see you based in our busy Wetherill Park branch as a part of our National Power Generation Applications team. This varied role will ensure no 2 days are ever the same. Working from answering initial customer queries, through the full range of design and project delivery to customer acceptance testing and post commissioning assessment, you will quickly build you reputation and be recognized as a subject matter expert in this field by our customers and within the NSW region.

Some of the ways you will create impact:

  • You will be involved with Integrating high quality and optimized customer solutions whilst interacting with a range of internal teams including the sales, marketing, Subject Matter Experts and Value Package Introduction teams.

  • Work with the sales engineering team to design and deliver solutions for customer technical queries and requests for tender.

  • Develop detailed designs and project scope for successful tenders, drawing on Cummins SME’s and 3rd party suppliers

  • Develop strong working relationships with customer technical counterparts and act as their primary liaison for delivery of information.

  • Be the voice of the customer" into functional product requirements

  • Utilize Analysis Led Design (ALD) and Six Sigma tools to optimize product and system performance

  • Support development of standardised tendering tools and process

  • Lead multiple small projects or portions of large projects concurrently, ensuring installation is completed correctly and the solution quality is audited and validated

  • Troubleshoot complex problems and recommends appropriate actions

  • Develop and deliver training on client applications

  • Participate in products and skills training and development

  • Work a Monday to Friday full time role with the requirement for occasional overtime hours and weekend work to fit in with customer facility access periods

  • Local and regional travel to meet project requirements particularly during commissioning periods

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • You can be recently graduated or a junior Application Engineer already

  • Relevant engineering qualification (Bachelor of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering) with dual discipline knowledge and aptitude

  • Strong interest and knowledge of diesel engines

  • Customer focus and passion for building customer relationships

  • Results driven

  • Effective communicator – written and verbal

  • Manages complexity

  • Effective time management and sound administrative ability

  • Ideally have design engineering background with some project engineering execution experience

  • Ideally have had exposure to control systems and PLC’s (preferably Schneider) and able to navigate PLC’s for minor programming changes

  • Ideally have had experience in the design and commissioning of control systems or communication networks

  • Ideally have had experience in power generation design engineering

  • Ideally have had heavy industrial design experience in thermodynamics

  • Have functional AutoCAD skills to lay out electrical schematics

  • Have the desire to develop into a subject matter expert

What’s in it for you

Our employees develop their careers through proven development programs and challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. We offer 'best in class' facilities, professional leadership, competitive remuneration, and access to market leading technology. This role is offering you the opportunity to learn Cummins product skills you can use anywhere in the world via our training modules in our STAR program and our highly knowledgeable Application Engineering team.

About Cummins

Cummins Inc., a global technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as related technologies, including transmissions, battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people in approximately 190 countries and territories. See how Cummins is powering a world that’s Always On by accessing news releases and more information at Follow Cummins on Twitter at and on YouTube at 

How to apply

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.


Primary Location Australia-New South Wales-Sydney-Australia, Wetherill Park, Distributor BR 210

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 23, 2021, 9:38:27 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210002NR