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Cummins Inc. OCU - Technical - Cross Functional Engineering Associate - 1st Shift in Columbus, Indiana

OCU - Technical - Cross Functional Engineering Associate - 1st Shift


Our Culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work today's most innovative thinkers to solve the world's toughest problems. We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That's what #LifeATCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Technical - Cross Functional Engineering Associate - 1st Shift to join our team for our location in Columbus, IN with starting pay of $33.00 - 37.00/hr. based on experience. This role is 1st shift position 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday - Friday.

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

  • Teardown and analysis of ignition components (spark plugs, coils, electronics).

  • Electrical testing of ignition components and systems.

  • Assemble small printed circuit board and breadboard assemblies, including connections, enclosures, and wiring.

  • Construct wiring harnesses.

  • Program laboratory equipment for specialized and automated functions.

  • Facilitate and track laboratory equipment calibrations.

  • Assemble and maintain laboratory test fixtures and rigs.

  • Assist the lab manager with work order management, work flow, and metric reporting.

  • Design and execute ignition component and system tests under supervision of lab engineers.

  • Prepare test samples.

  • Document work orders ad write lab reports.

  • Maintain lab housekeeping and supply.

  • Facilitate shipping and receiving of engineering samples and returned parts.

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

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations OR

A regionally applicable Certification (e.g. US Department of Labor) or two year Associates Degree from an accredited college program in a relevant field of study OR

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

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

Requires 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

  • Skill in electronics assembly and test

  • Skill in Electrical / Electronic equipment (Oscilloscopes)

  • Skill in reading electric diagrams

  • Skill with power tools, mechanical assembly, and plumbing

  • Skill in programming in LabView and/or Visual Basic

  • Skill in Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP'S AND Macros)

  • Knowledge/Experience with CTC Work Order Systems

  • Capable/Innovative with test fixtures, layouts, technical drawings

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



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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Sep 13, 2023, 1:57:46 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 230007SO