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Cummins Inc. Senior Plant VPI Quality Associate- HOURLY in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Senior Plant VPI Quality Associate- HOURLY


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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Cummins develops industry-leading after-treatment technology designed to meet our customers’ needs for performance and reliability, while optimizing fuel economy and cost savings. We are a global leader in designing, manufacturing and integrating exhaust after-treatment solutions to meet the highest emissions standards worldwide. Cummins helps customers meet tomorrow’s emissions standards today with innovative, flexible and integrated technology for light-, medium-, heavy-duty and high-horsepower commercial on- and off-highway markets.

This is an exciting opportunity in Mineral Points, Wisconsin for a Senior Plant VPI Quality Associate- HOURLY.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

Supports Engineers in carrying out production-related and inspection jobs; assists in monitor materials quality in processing plants and making the required adjustments; ensures maintenance of documentation and records.

Works under minimal supervision.

Compares the physical characteristics of components, materials, equipment and products to technical specifications to identify defects.

Conducts simple tests (for example on electrical function, reliability, packaging quality).

Records results and prepare simple technical reports.

Provides product and component testing using a range of measurement equipment.

Provides advanced programming, training, and operation of measurement and test equipment.

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

Participates in measurement uncertainty studies for measurements associated with measurement or calibration results.

Ensures proper maintenance and calibration of the measurement and test equipment.



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

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

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

Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

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

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

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.

Quality Process Management - Applies and manages methods (e.g. SPC, Capability studies, Layered Process Audit, inspection, test) to ensure quality of Cummins products, processes, and services.

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.

Additional Responsibilities Unique to the Job:

Highlightpart measurement challenges at the West plant when running VPI Beta / LimitedProduction parts.

Beengaged 100% with Limited Production / Beta build of all VPI parts on the floorand highlight manufacturing and Quality challenges when running VPI Beta /Limited Production parts in the West plant.

Addresssystemic issues such as weld and non-weld issues (attribute issues) that arecommon across VPI / Limited Production parts and current products at the Westplant.

Identifyprocess improvement opportunities when running VPI Beta / Limited Productionparts.

Providefeedback to disturbance tracker and address issues with Manufacturing.

Providefeedback for waivers / deviations needed for VPI / Limited Production parts atthe West plant.

Assistplant Quality VPI Engineer on PFMEA, CP, MQV work.

AssistVPI Quality and Plant Quality Engineers with Process capability analysis andhighlight characteristics from VPI /Limited Production parts that do not meetcapability threshold.

CompleteCOC tracking sheet for VPI/Limited Production parts by working with VPI team.

Providefeedback on supplied components fit up issues.

Leadroot cause analysis for VPI/Limited Production customer returns and work withCFWT to implement corrective actions.

Assistwith SLP process documentation and Paynter charts for VPI/Limited Productionparts at the West plant.

Providefeedback on 100% inspection of VPI/Limited Production parts at the West plantand act as back up Romer for measuring 100% on sub-assemblies.

Assistin providing training to operators on Quality criteria.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Madison-US, WI, Mineral Point, FGD Nelson Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Oct 7, 2021, 1:07:59 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210004EQ