Cummins Inc. Technical Documentation Associate - Hourly Columbus, Indiana in Columbus, Indiana

Technical Documentation Associate - Hourly Columbus, Indiana


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right

Project Management skills

Manage and document the assigned VPCRs from beginning to completion (VPCR submitted through implemented at plant ….PPAP approved/plant effect date set).

Provide assistance to cross-functional project teams utilizing the VPC process.

Monitor key process milestones while tracking VPC lifecycle

Manage subsequent VPCR adjustments, coordinated with the VPCR originator.

Ensure delivery and acceptance of the product with the VPCR originator by following up with the Sourcing Manager to confirm completion of PPAPs.

Ensure Engineering Job Releases, and as necessary PPAPs, are aligned with VPCRs for effect dates in order to issue Work Complete Notifications.

Document revised availability date from when the implementation date is missed

Review VPCR projects to ensure the quality, cost and delivery of the functional activities are met.

Support VPC metrics

Ensure receipt of accurate and timely responses from appropriate functional groups

Provide clear, concise direction on use of the VPC process including support of training sessions

Increase productivity through improvement projects; to reduce cycle time, eliminate waste, and improve product quality

General admin support (coordination of information, processes, data recording and editing)

Documents engine and component products, including applications, and engineering and manufacturing processes.

Applies and provides input into the development of product definition and other relevant standards and rules for documenting engine and component products, including applications, and engineering and manufacturing processes.Supports work in workflow area, and interfaces with other areas such as engineering and drafting to ensure that requirements are aligned.Acquires, reviews, analyzes, and interprets engineering item relationships, compatibilities, and dependencies; documents relationship, compatibility, and dependency information in database using current and developing technology.Develops, compiles, publishes, and maintains engineering and/or manufacturing documentation, such as product specifications and other technical documentation; develops, maintains, and corrects the structure for engine and component product using appropriate configuration management rules and guidelines; develops, evaluates, tracks, and maintains evolving data for new product introduction.Enforces product and process structure and procedure.Interfaces and communicates with internal customers; directs people to the appropriate resource; researches solutions and responds to email and phone inquiries.Participates in the development and maintenance of improvement processes; actively participates in self- and team audits and resulting process improvements.Participates productively as a team member.Understands the structure of the organization and develops a strong network across departments; draws on network to answer questions, solve problems, and successfully execute responsibilities.Demonstrates confidentiality in execution of all responsibilities.Performs other duties as required, to get the job done.Travel as required by work.

Compensation and Benefits:

Benefits: 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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High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.Some college education in an analytical or mechanical/technical field preferred.Mechanical and analytical aptitude and interest required.Computer skills (Excel and Powerpoint) required.

At least one year of relevant experience required.


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Feb 8, 2019, 10:43:08 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190000IP