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Cummins Inc. VPI Manufacturing Engineer in Seymour, Indiana

VPI Manufacturing Engineer


Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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 VPI Manufacturing Engineer to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Power Systems in Seymour, Indiana.

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

  • Leading the work for specific projects to create and implement all aspects of a manufacturing processes to ensure safety requirements, manufacturing goals, business goals, and product specifications are met.

  • Impacting the work by utilizing continuous improvement tools, following the Cummins standards, and leading the development of manufacturing standards and working methods.

  • Executing VPI responsibilities for new product introduction (preparing required VPI documents to support M Gate Review milestones).

  • Lead by applying the knowledge or use of manufacturing principles and practices to improve manufacturing equipment and processes.

  • Ensuring the communications with and influences key external stakeholders, business leaders, and functional members.

  • Working effectively with internal and external resources on specific project assignments.

  • Leading the advanced knowledge of manufacturing principles and practices as they are applied to Cummins.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Senior level manufacturing background (3-5 years) with demonstrated experience in automotive style plant assembly and manufacturing.

  • Ability to demonstrate successful implementation of New Product start-up solutions/equipment in a production environment.

  • Demonstrate creativity in solutions and ability to facilitate cross functional teams in driving toward a solution in a timely manner.

  • Ability to define equipment needs (assembly equipment, torque &assembly fail safe strategy, quotes, purchase, installation, commissioning, documentation, training), using a PFMEA approach to manage risk.

  • Experience in the design & acquisition of custom assembly equipment, lift fixtures, tooling, and gauges.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, written and oral, including technical material.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 12, 2022, 5:17:38 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 220002LE