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Cummins Inc. Materials Engineering Technician - Hourly Columbus, Indiana in Columbus, Indiana

Materials Engineering Technician - Hourly Columbus, Indiana


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Performs routine analysis using Materials Engineering tools and standard test equipment.

Operates analytical equipment and performs physical analysis in support of production and non-production engineering groups; equipment may include any of

the following: gas chromatograph, ion chromatograph, inductively coupled plasma spectrometer, thermal gravimetric analyzer, differential scanning calorimeter,

mass spectrometer, x-ray spectrometer, ultra sound analyzers, optical imaging equipment, tensile/compression testers, hardness testers, gas flow reactors,

spark emission spectrometer, viscometer, rheometer, eddy current flow tester, dye penetrant flow tester, magnetic particle flaw tester, Fourier Transform

Infrared spectrometer and metallographic equipment.

Prepares samples and specimens for testing using standard laboratory techniques.

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

Documents laboratory methods.

Performs routine calibration maintenance troubleshooting and minor repair of instrumentation and equipment.

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

Understands and applies appropriate company and department rules and guidelines to work.

Works with and trains apprentices 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.

Leads and participate in improvement projects.

Develops and gives presentations to customers and suppliers.

Knows and complies with all safety policies and procedures.

Demonstrates confidentiality as required.

Participates in self- and team-audits and associated corrective action.

Performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to get the job done.

Compensation and Benefits:

Benefits: 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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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

Bachelors degree in a related field.

Must pass all related testing.


Department of Labor Certification OR four year experience/education requirement accomplished through either Bachelors degree in related field OR associates

degree in related field and at least two years of relevant experience.


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Aug 15, 2019, 3:49:23 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190003Q4