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

Mechanical Engineering Associate (Hourly)- Columbus, Indiana


We are looking for a talented Mechanical Engineering Associate to join our team at the Cummins Engine Plant in Columbus, IN with starting pay of $32.00 -$34.50/hour.

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

  1. This role requires the employee to be onsite at least 30% of the time in order to help troubleshoot engines for our global team, support teardown reviews and maintain parts inventory.

  2. The role would work very closely with the Product Validation & Design Engineers on the team to reach desired deliverables.

  3. Fuel System experience is a plus, but not necessary.

  4. Builds, repairs, and prepares articles for testing and associated auxiliary equipment. Performs tests in accordance with set test methods and works with relevant engineering functions to develop and execute testing. Drives continuous improvement in test setup and testing methods. Aids in analysis of test data.

  5. Works with performance engineers to develop measurement techniques; manages/leads test system and test article issue resolution process; manages system teardown consensus reviews, including data analysis, test and teardown reports.

  6. Demonstrates adaptability and responsiveness to changing work needs and willingness to undertake new tasks as they become evident; initiates, develops,leads and participates in improvement projects.

  7. Manages own work and adjusts work priorities in order to meet the demands; participates in self- and team-audits and associated corrective action; plans and engages in continuous learning in order to be prepared for changing work demands.

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.


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.


Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Sep 28, 2021, 8:05:01 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210006EW