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Cummins Inc. Toolmaker Support Specialist - 3rd Shift in Columbus, Indiana

Toolmaker Support Specialist - 3rd Shift


Toolmaker Support Specialist

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place, and work with 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 Toolmaker Support Specialist to join our team at the Columbus Engine Plant in Columbus, IN.

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

  • Analyzes and manufactures complex components using machine tool equipment. Learns and understands the protocols of working safely with electricity and other energy sources with industrial equipment. May work independently and instruct or coach others.

  • Fully proficient in setting up and operating machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, grinders, and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment to machine parts to specifications.

  • Ability to use precision measuring devices, layout work, and set up tool room machines to build or fabricate details and assemble as needed.

  • Instructs and coaches others and acts as an informal resource for team members with less experience.

  • Performs and documents preventive, emergency, corrective, and predictive maintenance activities.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping and machine cleaning tasks

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

  • Tool and Fixture Design - Selects work-piece-holding devices capable of effectively holding parts and products during a manufacturing process to secure their position to meet functional requirements.

  • Manufacturing Knowledge - Demonstrates the knowledge of manufacturing by correctly implementing changes in current processes, equipment, and applications to meet the function's needs and contribute towards continuous improvement.

  • Controls Safety - Recognizes control-related hazards in a manufacturing environment (Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic) to incorporate safe practices and procedures as part of the daily work plan to reduce injuries and create a safe machine environment.

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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

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


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

  • Familiarity with utilizing Maximo to complete work orders and preventative maintenance is a plus.

  • Ability to work in a team environment with engineers, management, etc to complete tasks efficiently.

  • Ability to operate fork trucks, PIV, and work from heights.

  • In this role, you may need to travel (10%) for training or machine runoffs.

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 the 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, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting May 9, 2024, 9:15:03 AM

Unposting Date Aug 7, 2024, 11:59:00 PM

Organization Engine Business

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 2400000V