Cummins Inc. Machine Operator in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Machine Operator


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 Engine 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 Rocky Mount, North Carolina for a Machine Operator.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Operate complex automated machinery to meet high volume production. Functions performed are: operations quality checks, tool set up and changes, SPC control charts, recordkeeping, housekeeping preventative maintenance, minor corrective maintenance, skill acquisitioning and skill sharing, as well as the achievement of delivery, inventory, safety, cost and quality goals.

. Achieve daily production goals

  • Change tools according to tool change frequency and re-qualify machine for production

  • Perform quality checks according to gage frequency and control plan

  • Follow standardized work instructions and process documentation

  • Learn and complete certification on several operations and other team related tasks

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping tasks and machine cleaning tasks

  • Obtain and/or maintain a fork truck license as required

  • Actively lead/participate as needed in continuous improvement that improves safety, cost, quality, and delivery

  • Be reliable - excellent attendance & promptness, meeting commitments to customers and others, etc.

  • Understand safe machine operation adhering to Certification Training, Risk Assessments, LOTO, and Process Documentation

  • Use material handling equipment including hoists and forklifts to move parts

  • Works with peers, support staff, trades, etc. to maintain/repair equipment

  • Communicates effectively with team members and others

  • Perform other tasks as needed


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required

  • Experience with metal cutting machinery in a production environment

  • Experience with precision measuring equipment

  • Geometric Tolerancing

  • Mathematics to include algebra and geometry

  • Knowledge of SPC

  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance and minor maintenance on machinery

  • Knowledge of metric system

  • Must pass all related testing

Performance Skills

  • Coping: Ability to maintain a mature problem-solving attitude while dealing with interpersonal conflicts.

  • Alertness: Ability to attentive to all aspects of the environment while working; to monitor environment during routine activity.

  • Commitment to Task: Ability to start and persist with specific courses of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency; to commit to long hours of work.

  • Policy & Procedures: Ability to relate to routine operations in a manner that is consistent with existing solutions to problems, conform to established policies and procedures.

  • Versatility: Ability to modify one’s own behavior style to respond to the needs of others while maintaining one’s own objectives and sense of dignity.

  • Tolerance of Ambiguity: Ability to deal with unresolved situation, frequent change, delays and unexpected events.

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-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, CDC Case-Cummins

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Mar 16, 2018, 12:08:02 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180001QT