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Cummins Inc. Materials Engineering Associate (Hourly)- Columbus, In in Columbus, Indiana

Materials Engineering Associate (Hourly)- Columbus, In


We are looking for a talented Materials Engineering Associate to join our team at the Cummins Technical Center in Columbus, IN with starting pay of $32.50 -$36.50/hour.

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

  • Functions as a Team Laboratory Lead and/or performs analyses, data acquisition and interpretation, technical reporting, and maintenance of Materials Engineering tools and standard and specialized test equipment, while positively impacting the organization's performance.

  • Actively functions as the team lead for all laboratory work priorities and activities, equipment and instruments calibrations and maintenance, technical reporting and documentation, and interfacing with departmental management, customers, engineers, and other teams.

  • Provides technical expertise and support for planning, scheduling, and testing on specialized analytical instruments and equipment.

  • Utilizes advanced skills and technical expertise to prepare samples and specimens for analyses, perform analyses and data acquisition, provide interpretation of results, and write technical reports.

  • Performs maintenance and calibration checks on specialized analytical instruments and equipment.

  • Actively mentors, and trains other technicians in the use of specialized analytical instruments and equipment and test methods.

  • Leads, develops, and applies advanced test methods to improve laboratory capabilities on specialized analytical instruments and equipment.

  • Leads and coordinates the collection, transportation, and documentation of chemical waste disposal.

  • Applies appropriate company and department rules and guidelines to work.

  • Ensures interactions with customers, suppliers, engineers, and other functions; develops and gives technical presentations.

  • Ensures independent decision-making and initiative for needed activities, problem solving, creative technical and analytical work, and hands-on applications.

  • Ensures maintenance of quality procedures and work instructions.

  • Leads and participates in improvement projects; demonstrates adaptability and responsiveness to changing work needs and willingness to undertake new tasks.

  • Leads and participates in self- and team-audits and associated corrective actions.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required.


Education, Licenses, Certifications:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent required with Department of Labor Certification OR

Associates degree from an accredited program in a related field and at least two years of relevant experience OR

Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR

Relevant military education and experience.

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

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 21, 2022, 11:11:38 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220009JH