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Cummins Inc. Lab Metrology Calibration Technician - CTP in Ladson, South Carolina

Lab Metrology Calibration Technician - CTP


Assists engineers, under minimal supervision, in applying technical principles of dimensional measurement science as related to test systems and processes.

Provides basic and complex product and component testing using a range of measurement methods and Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE).

Develops and documents testing procedures, by using best practices and/or consensus standards, including automated procedures as needed.

Provides advanced programming, training and operation of M&TE.

Acts as a technical resource in the day-to-day lab operations, assisting engineering and quality staff in providing complex measurements and M&TE support.

Assists customers in understanding/interpreting product specifications and application of measurement data.

Participates in inter-laboratory comparisons and measurement assurance programs.

Participates in uncertainty studies associated with measurement or calibration results.

Maintains the laboratory quality system.

Applies knowledge of applicable quality standards (e.g. 17025, ISO 9001, AITF 16949) and appropriate Cummins procedures.

Coordinates purchases of appropriate lab services and consumables.

Ensures proper maintenance and calibration of the lab M&TE.

Reports appropriate data quality metrics associated with assigned work.

Participates in the development of laboratory strategy, SIPOC (Supplier, Input, Process, Output, Customers) process and score card development.

Supports continuous improvement activities related to data quality, lab quality system etc.

Provides training to apprentices and technicians.



Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

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

Measurement Science - Analyzes measurement processes throughout the relevant traceability chain to identify and quantify sources of measurement uncertainty relevant to the appropriate applied measurement science, “Metrology” e.g. Chemical, Dimensional, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical and Radiation and Physical.

Laboratory Management - Leads technical resources while managing the business aspects of a laboratory using measure to control both the technical and business aspects of the organization and assuring the requirements of the appropriate certifications and/or accreditations are met.

Data Quality - Identifies, understands and corrects flaws in data that supports effective information governance across operational business processes and decision making.

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.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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

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.

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.

In addition to metrology responsibility, assist engineers, under minimal supervision, in applying technical principles of metrology as related to calibration systems and processes.


Primary Location United States-South Carolina-North Charleston-US, SC, Ladson, Holset Palmetto Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Feb 28, 2022, 4:34:46 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Turbo Technologies

Req ID: 2200015A