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Cummins Inc. Materials Technician (MIA Parts Chaser) - 3rd Shift in Forest City, North Carolina

Materials Technician (MIA Parts Chaser) - 3rd Shift


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 Material Technician to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Components Business Segment team in Forest City, NC.

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

  • Controls further processing, delivery, or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected as defined by applicable procedures and/or delegation of the area manufacturing manager.

  • Corrects Inventory errors found immediately. if possible, determine the cause of the error and inform the other technicians, so the necessary actions can be established to prevent future errors.

  • Operate power fork truck in moving materials, stacking, loaded pallets makingfrequent trips out of doors to storage areas.

  • Be familiar with weigh-counting procedures, record control procedures, shipping and receiving procedures and setting up schedules.

  • Operates power fork truck in moving materials, stacking, loaded pallets making frequent trips out of doors to storage areas.

  • Initiates action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating toproduct, process, and quality systems.

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

  • Health and Safety Fundamentals - Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

  • 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.

  • Risk Assessment - Evaluates hazards within the work environment by applying hazard identification and risk assessment techniques to analyze and prioritize risk, enabling a selection of control measures that reduce risk as low as reasonably practicable.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma, College, or training in material handling, forklifting or related field required. This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


  • Significant work experience in forklifting is required.

  • Must be able to function effectively in a team environment and to effectivelycommunicate with scheduling, material handling and manufacturing personnel.

  • Be familiar with weigh-counting procedures, record control procedures, shipping and receiving procedures and setting up schedules.

  • Must be Tech-savvy

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed.

  • Good understanding of customer demands

  • Familiarity with bill of lading, packing list, and international shipping requirements.

  • Must comply with all Environmental Management System (EMS) policies andprocedures

  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driver license.

  • Strong knowledge of the automotive manufacturing sector and readiness to adhere to safety measures.

  • Must be a quick learner and able to collaborate with others.

  • Understand importance of inventory accuracy and on-time delivery of parts.

  • Excellent attendance, time management and housekeeping skills.

  • Flexible to work multiple shifts as needed.

  • Must be physically able to lift, pick/pull and package parts.


Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Hickory-US, NC, Forest City, Ash St Mfg

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Apr 1, 2024, 12:37:05 PM

Unposting Date Jul 1, 2024, 12:59:00 AM

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240000X7