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Cummins Inc. OCU-Technical-Materials Engineering Associate-1st Shift in Columbus, Indiana

OCU-Technical-Materials Engineering Associate-1st Shift

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OCU-Technical-Materials Engineering Associate-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 Associate to join our team for our location in Columbus, IN.

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

  • Functions as a Team Laboratory Lead and/or performs analyses, data acquisition and interpretation, technical reporting, and maintenance of Materials Engineering tools and standard and specialized test equipment, while positively impacting the organization's performance.

  • Provides technical expertise and support for planning, scheduling, and testing on specialized analytical instruments and equipment.

  • Utilizes advanced skills and technical expertise to prepare samples and specimens for analyses, perform analyses and data acquisition, provide interpretation of results, and write technical reports.

  • Performs maintenance and calibration checks on specialized analytical instruments and equipment.

  • Actively mentors, and trains other technicians in the use of specialized analytical instruments and equipment and test methods.

  • Leads, develops, and applies advanced test methods to improve laboratory capabilities on specialized analytical instruments and equipment.

  • Applies appropriate company and department rules and guidelines to work.

  • Ensures interactions with customers, suppliers, engineers, and other functions; develops and gives technical presentations.

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

  • Ensures maintenance of quality procedures and work instructions.

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

  • Leads and participates in self- and team-audits and associated corrective actions.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required.

  • Plans and schedules testing on specialized analytical equipment.

  • Provides technical expertise and support for specialized analytical equipment.

  • Prepares specimens and performs analysis of typical Cummins parts; provides written results in a technical report format.

  • Performs routine and non-routine analysis and data acquisition using specialized analytical equipment, which may include scanning electron microscope and associated dispersive x-ray spectrometers, ultrasound scanning technologies, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, x-ray diffractometer (residual stress, retained austenite, phase analysis), thermal gravimetric analyzer, differential scanning calorimeter, ultra sound analyzers, optical imaging equipment, tensile/compression testers, hardness testers, spark emission spectrometer, viscometer, dye penetrant flaw tester, magnetic particle flaw tester and metallographic equipment.

  • Performs routine maintenance and calibration checks on specialized analytical equipment.

  • Develops and applies test methods to measure physical properties of materials or detect defects in engine components; participates in the development of new and advanced methods to improve laboratory capabilities.

  • Trains and leads other technicians in the use of specialized analytical equipment and methods.

  • Understands and applies appropriate Company and department rules and guidelines to work and to systems; participates in the maintenance of quality procedures.

  • Develops and conducts training programs; provides counseling, mentoring, and coaching.

  • Exercises independent decision-making and initiative in determining what needs to be done and planning and implementing the needed activities; performs problem solving, creative technical and analytical work, budget management, and hands-on applications; coordinates programs including planning, scheduling, ordering, and tracking.

  • Demonstrates adaptability and responsiveness to changing work needs and willingness to undertake new tasks as they become evident; initiates, develops, leads, and participates in improvement projects.

  • Knows and complies with all safety policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates confidentiality as required.

  • Shares work with exempt and other OCU employees as required.

  • Manages own work and maintain a flexible schedule in order to meet the demands of priority work; participates in self- and team-audits and associated corrective action; plans and engages in continuous learning in order to be prepared for changing work demands.

  • Travels as required by the position.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to get the job done

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.

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required with Department of Labor Certification

  • OR Associates degree from an accredited program in a related field and at least two years of relevant experience

  • OR Bachelors degree in a related field.

  • 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.

  • Department of Labor Certification

  • OR four year experience/education requirement accomplished through either Bachelors degree in related field

  • OR associates degree in related field and at least two years of relevant experience.

  • Previous experience with tensile testing and chemical analysis techniques such as SEM/EDS, GDS, XRF, C/S analyzer, and O/N analyzer is preferred.

  • Pay starting at $33.50/HR or higher, based on experience level.

  • Ability to work 1st Shift: M-F, 7 AM - 4 PM (Flexible)

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

Job ENGINEERING

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting May 13, 2024, 9:39:07 AM

Unposting Date Aug 11, 2024, 10:59:00 PM

Organization Corporate

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 2400034P

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