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Cummins Inc. Test Technician Associate - 2nd Shift in Stoughton, Wisconsin

Test Technician Associate - 2nd Shift


Performs routine analyses using Materials Engineering tools and standard instruments and test equipment, while positively impacting the organization's performance.

Operates analytical instruments and equipment and performs physical analysis in support of production and non-production engineering, quality, and manufacturing groups.

Prepares samples and specimens for testing using standard laboratory techniques, procedures, or work instructions.

Acquires and interprets data and documents results; provides written results in a laboratory or technical report format when appropriate.

Develops and documents laboratory methods.

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

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

Works with and trains apprentices, trainees, and technicians.

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

Coordinates programs including planning, scheduling, ordering, and tracking.

Participates in the maintenance of quality procedures and work instructions.

Participates in improvement projects.

Develops and gives presentations to customers and suppliers.

Participates in self and team audits and associated corrective action.

Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required.



Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Data Acquisition - Prepares samples, verifies equipment calibration and performs tests according to an approved standard procedure or work instruction in a manner which ensures, and results in, data that can be trusted and delivered to the engineer or customer.

Data Reporting - Prepares documentation in a manner which clearly organizes and presents testing methods, instrument settings, the data and analysis to allow the engineer and customer to understand the results and form accurate conclusions and recommendations.

Material Characterization - Interprets mechanical, chemical, microstructural and physical properties using laboratory equipment to confirm compliance to print, and correlates these properties with field or component test results to determine robustness; defines appropriate material characterization schedule using correct laboratory equipment to ensure requirements are met.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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

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


Requires some work experience and intermediate level knowledge obtained through training or on-the-job experience.

Helps support new stand builds within the Air Lab

Support non-standard testing within the Air Lab

Support other lab areas as needed


Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Madison-US, WI, Stoughton, FGD Nelson Industries Inc

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Sep 7, 2021, 8:42:34 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210005VT