Cummins Inc. LABORATORY MANAGER - Metrology & Calibration in Seymour, Indiana

LABORATORY MANAGER - Metrology & Calibration


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This is an exciting opportunity in Seymour, IN for a Metrology and Calibration Laboratory Manager. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering & research Technology projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.


  • Manages laboratory team to provide effective and timely metrology and calibration engineering support.

  • Designs and develops measurement processes, methods, and procedures for calibration of inspection measurement and test equipment and testing of products and components.

  • Performs Measurement Systems Analysis to ensure traceability and analysis of accuracy and precision requirements.

  • Uses statistics to analyze calibration and testing processes; provides technical interpretation of measurement results and specifications; consults on metrology issues.

  • Provides technical leadership in the field of calibration and metrology to laboratory team and customers; trains on calibration processes and procedures.

  • Manages the workload, team, and assets of the laboratory.


Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

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.

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.

Quality System Management - Guides in the practice and application of quality system standards required by international certification bodies, industry specific regulatory authorities and customer’s contractually specified requirements

Laboratory Planning - Formulates longer-term capabilities and capacity needs based on customer testing requirements; selects from available technologies to meet and sustain capability and capacity requirements; defines appropriate manpower and skills required to operate the lab.

Laboratory Work Flow Management - Evaluates manpower, equipment and material needs to meet short to mid-term test demand; designs laboratory layout and process flows to maximize efficiency and minimize waste; allocates resources on a daily basis to efficiently meet test demand.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

University, or equivalent degree in Engineering or related technical or scientific subject required.


Significant level of relevant work experience (8 plus), including supervisory experience, required.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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.

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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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Seymour, Cummins Industrial Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 12, 2019, 8:10:41 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007EI