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Cummins Inc. Materials Engineering Technician-1st shift in Columbus, Indiana

Materials Engineering Technician-1st shift


Materials Engineering Technician-1st shift

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Materials Engineering Technician to join our team for our facility in Columbus, IN.

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

  • Utilizes advanced skills, knowledge, and experiences for leading projects or activities and performing analyses using Materials Engineering tools and standard instruments and test equipment, while positively impacting the organization's performance.

  • Applies advanced skills and experiences while preparing samples and specimens, operating analytical instruments and equipment, performing physical analyses, acquiring and interpreting data, and documenting technical results in support of production and non-production engineering, quality, and manufacturing groups.

  • Effectively utilizes advanced skills and experiences to solve complex problems; compiles, analyzes, and reports performance or progress information to management.

  • Develops and documents all laboratory methods.

  • Performs routine calibrations, maintenance, troubleshooting, and minor repair of instruments and equipment.

  • Coordinates the collection, transportation, and documentation of chemical waste disposal.

  • Understands and applies appropriate company and department rules and guidelines to work.

  • Actively mentors and trains apprentices, trainees, and technicians; manages training needs within the laboratory.

  • Interfaces with customers, suppliers, engineers, and other functions.

  • Coordinates programs including planning, scheduling, ordering, and tracking; handles projects that require significant decisions to be made to work flow and priorities; provides effective technical and project leadership.

  • Exercises independent decision-making and initiative for needed activities, problem solving, creative technical and analytical work, and hands-on applications.

  • Participates in the maintenance of quality procedures and work instructions.

  • Participates in improvement projects; demonstrates adaptability and responsiveness to changing work needs and willingness to undertake new tasks.

  • Develops and gives presentations to engineers, customers, and suppliers.

  • Participates in self and team audits and associated corrective actions.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required.

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

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

  • A regionally applicable Certification (e.g. US Department of Labor) or two year Associates Degree from an accredited college program in a relevant field of study.

  • 4 year degree in Engineering preferred

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

  • Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

  • Experience with DC circuits and electrical safety is preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to work 1st Shift: M-F, 7:30am-3:30pm

  • Pay starting at $31.50/HR or higher, based on experience level.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. 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


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Apr 25, 2024, 9:55:50 AM

Unposting Date Jul 24, 2024, 10:59:00 PM

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240002PM