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Cummins Inc. New Product Introduction Supplier Quality Engineer in Columbus, Indiana

New Product Introduction Supplier Quality Engineer


We are looking for a talented New Product Introduction Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team specializing in Quality for our Cummins Emissions Solutions Business Unit in Columbus, IN.

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

  • Supplier Technical Manufacturing Management - Represents Cummins to our external direct material supply chain by being the technical interface for assuring and improving the supplier’s ability to manufacture products that meet the Cummins product definition while meeting the quality expectations defined by Cummins operation(s), their customers, and the requirements of the Cummins Supplier Handbook.

  • Statistical Foundations - Applies statistical tools and technique to influence decision making; leverages understanding of data collection methods, key statistics, graphical and analytical methods to describe process performance, gain insights and drive improvement action

  • Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

  • Production Part Approval Process - Coordinates the level of submission of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities and information related to the introduction of new or changed products and processes; dispositions the product’s readiness for production in accordance with the Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and APQP provisions of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) manuals and Cummins procedures in order to meet supplier and customer requirements.

  • Dimensional Metrology - Applies dimensional measurement science in the development and application of measurement/inspection processes that deliver capable measurement results, supporting design validation and conformity assessment meeting regulatory, customer and product requirements.

  • Supplier Quality Management - Leads all aspects of supplier quality management; helps develop strategy and collaborative supplier partnerships; identifies supplier innovation capabilities; contributes to supplier audit and certification process; tracks supplier performance metrics and acts to quickly resolve issues to improve supplier quality performance.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent is required.

  • 3 years of experience working in new product introduction and working with core mechanical manufacturing processes.

  • Strong understanding of statistical process control (SPC), Inspection methods, MSA and GD&T.

  • Project management experience.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 13, 2021, 2:48:00 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210006Z3