Cummins Inc. PEM Fuel Cell Stack Development & Integration Expert in Columbus, Indiana

PEM Fuel Cell Stack Development & Integration Expert


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This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for a PEM Fuel Cell Stack Development & Integration Expert. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering & research Technology projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.


Prior Technical Specialist/Specialist Engineering equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving, quality decision making and providing technical direction and leadership to a project team(s). Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the evaluation of different PEM fuel cell stack technologies for performance, reliability and durability in Cummins applications using analytical and experimental approaches

  • Establish strong technical relationship with different technology and materials providers in the PEM fuel cell industry

  • Build dynamic models of fuel cell stacks in collaboration with technology partners/National labs/ universities

  • Develop key requirements for different components in the fuel cell stack to meet system requirements

  • Benchmark best practices for stack development and assembly

  • Support development of Cummins strategy PEM fuel cell stacks

  • Support the development of experimental lab capabilities for fuel stack testing

  • Prepare, document, and maintain test stations, instrumentation, and data acquisition systems to support testing initiatives

  • Collect, reduce and analyze data, document and present findings; Write test reports and present findings to internal stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in relevant Engineering field; PhD preferred

  • 7 years of experience in PEM fuel cell stack design, development and testing (“Hands on experience” is a must); 10 years of experience is preferred

  • Solid grounding in engineering fundamentals: electrochemistry, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat & mass transfer, chemical kinetics, and materials

  • Experienced in working with test equipment, including fuel cell test stations, analytical instruments, and electrochemical diagnostics (cyclic voltammetry, impedance spectroscopy, hydrogen pump)

  • Demonstrated ability and high level of interest in planning tests, conducting experiments, and analyzing data

  • Ability to work in a start up like environment within the boundaries of a global corporation

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required. Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary 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.

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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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 16, 2019, 8:29:05 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800078E