Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Associate (Shipping) in Ladson, South Carolina

Manufacturing Associate (Shipping)


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world's leading clean, engine technology. We're also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Turbo Technologies Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you'll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in North Charleston, SC for a Shipping Associate. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

  • Support all requirements for Warehouse Shipping area.

  • Receive parts into the shipping area

  • Store in proper locations

  • Pull corrugated material for Assembly builds

  • Manage returnable containers flow in and out (customer /supplier) of the plant

  • Package parts for Aftermarket shipments

  • Audit shipments for accuracy

  • Audit receipts for accuracy

  • Resolve shipment issues with other team members or teams

  • Perform all required Oracle transactions and monitors for system accuracy

  • Help maintain inventory accuracy within the area and plant

  • Support cycle counting activities

  • Ability to make shipments

  • Perform line-stocking in support of shop operations

  • Support and lead improvements to Materials Functional Excellence

  • Provide coverage for materials team members during vacations or absenteeism

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift finished turbochargers from containers weighing up to 67lbs from a pallet 6” off the floor, up to 24” from the side of the container.

  • Ability to lift and carry bins with individual parts from the loading dock to materials bins. Parts weigh up to 42lb and must be lifted from 6” pallets on the floor up to 61.”

  • Ability to operate all controls on the motorized equipment.

  • Ability to ascend and descend forklift steps.

  • Ability to stand/walk for up to 12 hours per shift.

  • Ability to kneel and squat to access boxes, check for impediments under the forklift, etc.

  • Visual and hearing requirements as per DOT regulations.


  • Inventory Management

  • Cycle counting

  • PC skills (Microsoft Word and Excel, etc.)

  • Oracle skills a plus

  • Strong written and oral communication skills Well organized with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a team-based work environment

  • A self-starter with strong problem solving skills

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed

  • Forklift license required


  • Warehouse experience a plus

  • High volume environment/ manufacturing experience a must

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required


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

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Aug 31, 2018, 7:39:49 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180005YO