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Cummins Inc. Production Technician III - 3rd shift in Maxton, North Carolina

Production Technician III - 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 Production Technician III to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Components Business Segment team in Maxton, NC.

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


  • Utilizes manufacturing work instructions to assemble purchased parts into finished Commercial Vehicle System products.

  • Use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, dial indicators, and micrometers to determine adherence of product characteristics to prescribed specifications.

  • Operate machinery according to set procedures – meeting productivity goals in a safe, quality, and environmentally sound, cost-effective manner.

  • Initiate action, up to and including stopping the line, to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process, and quality systems

  • Understand what constitutes producing a quality product that meets customer expectations.

  • Control 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 or designee.

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


  • Must have two (2) years of experience in mechanical assembly, fabrication, or electrical/electronic field.

  • Must understand and be able to use basic math, fractions, basic algebra, decimals, and metrics.

  • Must be able to read and understand work instructions.

  • Must be flexible and be able to work in a team environment.

  • Must be able to use precision measuring instruments such as micrometers.

  • Excellent attendance, time management and housekeeping skills.

  • Flexible to work multiple shifts as needed.

  • Must be physically able to lift up to 40pounds, pick/pull and package parts.

Physical Demands: Ability to physically access all areas of the plant with reasonable accommodations and ability to communicate clearly with the management staff and other production technicians. During any regular shift, individuals may be required to physically: stand (5-6 hours); use both hands to grasp tools and parts, and push and pull (3-4 hours); use of head and neck in a static or turning motion (3-4 hours); and looking forward, side to side, and down (7-8 hours). Manual assembly also involves some amount of bending, reaching, lifting, and turning. Some departments within the business may require occasional or intermittent lifting of up to 35-40 lbs. without hoist assistance and greater than 45 lbs. with hoist assistance.

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-North Carolina-Rockingham-US, NC, Maxton, Skyway Mfg

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Jun 26, 2024, 11:35:53 AM

Unposting Date Sep 24, 2024, 11:59:00 PM

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240005FK