Cummins Inc. Engine Fluids Chemist in Columbus, Indiana

Engine Fluids Chemist


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 Corporate Engine Business Unit 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 Columbus, Indiana for a Chemist or Chemical Engineer.

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

Product Validation.

Skills and Experience Required:

2-5 years of relevant work experience required

  • Requiresinvolvement on multidisciplinary teams to promote materials engineeringknowledge to new engine programs.

  • Requires project-based work on engine fluidstesting related to various registration processes.

  • Supports corporatefluids lab in non-routine investigations and project-based efforts.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Appliesbasic knowledge of chemistry and its related industrial processes inconjunction with engineering principles and practices to identify and advancesolutions for design, manufacturing and quality problems.

  • Works with crossfunctional teams on projects that require material selection, failure analysis,material characterization, interpretation and writing of specifications,product quality inspections, material process quality audits, material processdevelopment, production process validation and material property data.

  • Recognizes and promotes the application of beneficial emerging materials andmaterials processing technology.

  • Uses prescribed and innovative methods, and works withlimited guidance.

  • Participates as a team member and actively contributestowards team goals.

  • Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.

  • Demonstrates and applies good understanding and knowledge of chemistry tosupport lines of business.

  • Applies chemistry skills and knowledge and continuesto develop experience in creating engineering solutions.


LaboratoryTest Technology – Chemical - The chemist shall be generally knowledgeable about chemical lab test technology and test methods and knowledge of and familiarity with instrumental analyses to the extent that for partially defined, moderately complex problems, they are able to write relevant lab work plans, correctly interpret the data and report the results to customers with limited guidance.

FailureAnalysis – Chemical - The chemist shall be generally knowledgeable about failure analysis, to the extent that for partially defined, moderately complex problems, they are able to initiate root cause data gathering and develop corrective actions with limited guidance. Also, the chemist shall have a working knowledge of different analytical and instrumental techniques that can be used to develop failure analysis skills.

MaterialCharacterization Techniques – Chemical - The chemist shall be generally knowledgeable in characterizing materials/substances based upon of analysis techniques such as spectroscopy and chromatography, elemental analyses and classic wet-bench techniques as relevant to a specific subdiscipline such as petroleum, polymer, or organic chemistry.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science (or equivalent degree) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering required

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.

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

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting May 23, 2018, 1:06:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180002ZC