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Cummins Inc. Field Test Technician in Troy, Michigan

Field Test Technician


Field Test Technician

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We are looking for a talented Field Test Technician to join our team for our location in Troy, MI.

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

  • Create solid modeling, layout and drawings necessary for product design of axle/suspension components and systems.

  • This will include the use of CAE tools; Creo and Simulate.

  • Facilitates selection of fleets and vehicles to fulfill CVS product field test needs.

  • Arranges and performs installation of prototype and production hardware.

  • Conducts regular evaluations/inspections of field test hardware when necessary, verifies duty cycles and vehicle maintenance records, and reports product performance results.

  • This individual transforms generally stated project test plans and needs into specific field test installation and tracking procedures.

  • This field test specialist is expected to perform well without supervision; travel frequently; and have CVS product and fleet experience.

  • Estimate manpower needs and schedule installations and evaluations to meet plan/commitment.

  • Provide technical direction and training to professionals, mechanics and drivers as required; As it applies to Cummins/Meritor components being evaluated.

  • Identify and organize fleet test support material requirements effectively.

  • Able to improvise and to adeptly handle unexpected complications.

  • Maintain timely effective liaison with various internal and external functions/organizations.

  • Discern, document, and communicate significant vehicle/product performance results.

  • Establish terms and conditions for field tests that are mutually beneficial to CVS and the test fleets.

  • Maintain disciplined system for selecting fleets that optimizes field test cost-benefit results.

  • Complete assignments effectively and assists others when required

  • Identify and correct unsafe conditions

  • Properly store/inventories and identifies parts and tools

  • Maintains records on work performed, analyze information and report results

  • Maintains good housekeeping, safety practices and supplies

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.

  • Associates Degree in Engineering Technology is preferred but not required.

  • 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.

  • Candidate should have directly related experience with heavy vehicle systems.

  • Excellent computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills are strongly preferred.

  • Availability to travel 2 weeks per month (could be more, could be less) CDL is preferred.

  • 1st Shift: M-F 7 AM - 3:30 PM (Flexible)

  • Pay starting at $22.46/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.

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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


Primary Location United States-Michigan-Rochester Hills-US, MI, Troy, 2135 West Maple Road

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Feb 8, 2024, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Apr 25, 2024, 12:59:00 AM

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240000X8