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Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Data Control Technician - Hourly in Fridley, Minnesota

Manufacturing Data Control Technician - Hourly


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Power Systems Business delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Fridley, MN for a Manufacturing Data Control Technician.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate is 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.

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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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This Central Change Control (CCC) team member supports the creation, coordination and processing of Manufacturing Change Notices and Product Changes (MCNs). Delivers cross functional support of process documentation through image manipulation and document creation.

  • Support Value Package Introduction (VPI) and Value Package Change (VPC) by processing Manufacturing Change Notices and Product Changes (MCNs). Create MCNs and perform Oracle maintenance (item attributes, routings, BOMs, identify components for backflushing when/where).

  • Responsible for creating, updating and maintaining engineering routing data within the ERP system including routing operations, routing resources, standard operations, schedule groups, completion sub-inventories and effectivity dates based on labor standards received from manufacturing engineers.

  • Manages and supports process documentation functions by maintaining the Process Documentation database and utilizing image editing software and desktop publishing software to create and maintain consistent templates, formats, layouts, and published documents.

  • Creates and utilizes OBIEE reports as needed and organize meaningful data into spreadsheets to create data load specifications for loading large amounts of data into the ERP system.

  • Coordinates and manages the product requirements and product change management processes in order to ensure that specification documents (e.g. drawing, structure, standards and software) are clear, concise and valid across the organization. Works under minimal supervision.

  • Conducts audits of product specification documents (e.g. drawing, structure, standards and software) and ensures adherence to Product Release standards.

  • Provides information and education (as necessary) to stakeholders regarding standards and rules for documenting Cummins product specifications, including engineering, marketing, services and manufacturing processes.

  • Identifies internal stakeholders to solve queries and ensures compliance with product requirements.

  • Develops and implements practices and work instructions for the product requirements and change management processes.

  • Trains and supports less experienced Documentation Controllers.

  • Leads and/or participates in basic and/or complex improvement projects linked to the product requirements and related change management processes.


  • Minimum 4 years of related work experience

  • Experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software preferred

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Manufacturing Change Notice (MCN) process and control systems preferred

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, photo editing, desktop publishing, presentation and database applications

  • Strong organizational, logical, and analytical skills

  • Project management skills are essential

  • Ability to read and understand prints

  • Programming knowledge or ability is required

Critical Performance Skills:

  • Problem solving skills - to ensure quick and accurate troubleshooting solutions

  • Time Management – ability to manage time efficiently and prioritize work load to ensure timely execution and completion of work to meet deadlines

  • Connected seeing – a global understanding of the interdependencies of the ERP system and how the various business processes work together

  • Detail oriented – accuracy is critical due to the interdependencies of the tasks assigned to the various aspects of the company

  • Product Knowledge - Knowledge of product offerings is preferred

  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility with internal customers

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Uses a systems-thinking approach to ensure continuity of processes


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jun 28, 2019, 2:51:17 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190002PC