Cummins Inc. Materials Engineering Technician Associate - Hourly in Stoughton, Wisconsin

Materials Engineering Technician 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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Our Engine Business 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 Stoughton, Wisconsin for a Materials Engineering Technician Associate.Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Sample preparation and materials characterization in support of CES world-wide production and non-production engineering teams.

  • Perform Materials Engineering lab procedures including preparation of samples for analysis or testing with sectioning saw or other machine shop tools

  • Process test pieces in ovens, furnaces or environmental chambers

  • Determine mechanical and physical properties with hardness tester or tensile tester

  • Measure chemical composition with Optical Emission Spectrometer

  • Making distance measurements with rulers and micrometers

  • Fracture Analysis: Take photographs with binocular and digital microscopes

  • Metallurgical Analysis: Prepare metallurgical specimens using mounting press, polishing equipment and etching those samples with standard laboratory glassware and chemical reagents. Take photographs with metallographic microscope and perform image analysis

  • Perform or coordinate routine calibration, maintenance, trouble shooting and minor repair of instrumentation and equipment

  • Manage work load and lab operations including planning, scheduling, inventory management, sourcing and safe disposal of samples, testing materials and lab consumables

  • Participates in the maintenance of quality procedures and work instructions

  • Knows and complies with all safety policies and proced


  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Intermediate level requiring minimum two years of relevant experience from higher education and/or employment in related field.

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree from an accredited program is preferred. This may include two-year programs such as Metallurgical Technician or Metallurgical Technologist

  • Broad knowledge of Materials Engineering including stainless steel metallurgy is desirable.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills including experience with technical writing

  • Desire to work hands-on when conducting lab work or repairing instruments

  • May be required to lift up to 33 lbs.

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, Stoughton, FGD Nelson Industries Inc

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Aug 6, 2018, 2:53:24 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180004LE