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Cummins Inc. Senior Electrical Engineer (Team Lead) in Guadalajara, Spain

Senior Electrical Engineer (Team Lead)


We are looking for a talented Senior Electrical Engineer to join our #Accelera by Cummins Business unit located in Guadalajara, Spain.

Work model: Hybrid.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • This product focused position tailors’ electronic systems for Cummins products. People in these positions will configure (tune), integrate, test, and release software, electronic control units, tools, sensors, actuators, and harnesses into an electronic system that controls the operation of Cummins’ products in a variety of customer applications.

  • Power estimations and consumption: Estimation of power and consumption of loads. Definition of operating pro-files and operation and simultaneity coefficients in order to define power profiles, energy consumptions and define power supply interface requirements.

  • LV Components specification and standardization: Specification and selection of LV components as circuit breakers, relays, terminals, enclosures, motor starters, PLCs, distribution blocks.

  • Protection definition and coordination: Selection of protection to protect against overloads, short-circuits, over-voltage's earth faults, fast voltage, inrush currents, etc. Coordination of protection Chronometrical

  • Knowledge about components available in the market and solutions.

  • Grounding and Bounding: Definition of grounding and bounding architecture. Specification of bounding rules and requirements. Mitigation of EMIs. Mitigation of step voltages and touching potentials.

  • Sizing of grounding and bounding conductors according fault currents and minimum requirements in standards. Prevention of direct and indirect contacts.

  • Cable and conduit sizing and selection: Specification and selection of cables according to the application. Calculate and size cables cross section according to IEC (EU) or NEC/CEC (NA). Selection and sizing of cable conduits and trays. Preparation of cable bundles and cable routing. Definition of cable accessories (gland, terminals, connectors, pins, labels)

  • Design of electrical cabinets, switchboards and control boxes following IEC or UL/CSA standards. Preparation of panel layouts, distribution of components, heating dissipation calculations, IP/NEMA protection, short circuit calculation or SCCR definition and testing. Panel listing, certification and marking.

  • Electrical Drafting of electrical schematics based on IEC (EU) or NFPA (NA) standards. De-sign conventions. Wiring procedures. Elaboration of SLDs, Detailed Engineering Schematics, Architecture diagrams, Material lists, Cable lists and charts, PLC charts, terminal charts, etc.

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): Understanding about electromagnetic compatibility design practices, mitigation actions and standard compliance (specially IEC 61000 series). EMC management during the design lifecycle, collection of requirements and corresponding validation (testing).

  • Electrical design for Explosive Atmospheres and/or Hazardous Locations: Application of ATEX/IEC (EU) or NEC/CEC (NA) standards and directives to electrical installation design. Selection of certified components according area classification and considering the adequate protection technics (Ex e, Ex i, Ex d, etc). Integration of the components following the specific rules.

  • Electrical Calculation and Studies: elaboration of electrical calculations and studies to demonstrate design compliancy with requirements, standards, rules, etc. Good understanding about typical design practices and procedures. Ability to deploy calculation tools and methods.

  • Standard investigation and interpretation: Experience using and interpreting electrical standards. Searching in-formation in regulations, directives and other official documents. Investigate about local and international requirements and its applicability to certain product. Knowledge of most common standard and certification organisms (IEEE, IEC, UL, CSA, NRTLs)

  • Design oriented to manufacturing: Experience supporting manufacturing acting as a link between design and pro-duction. Experience solving manufacturing issues in situ and providing advice. Reporting, analysis and solving of NCR/CAPAs. Change management.


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

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering.

  • English FLUENT (C1-C2 Cambridge equivalent)

  • SW preferred: Eplan, AutoCAD Electrical.

Experience Required

  • Prior Senior or Lead Engineer equivalent work experience (minimum 4-5 years) in a relevant discipline area is required with a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving and quality decision making.

  • Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.


Primary Location Spain-Castille-La Mancha-Guadalajara-Spain, Guadalajara, NPBU Office

Job Type College / University

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 7, 2024, 9:35:55 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 2400022V