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Cummins Inc. Quality Engineer, Heavy Duty Machining - 3rd Shift in Columbus, Indiana

Quality Engineer, Heavy Duty Machining - 3rd Shift


Cummins is seeking a talented Quality Engineer to support our 3rd shift operations at the Cummins Engine Plant ( CEP ),heavy duty machining ( HDM) located in Columbus, Indiana.

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

  • Applies the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of the manufacturing and installation operations of the organization.

  • Responsible for applicable systems related to plant customer issues such as corrective action requests, supplier corrective action requests, nonconforming material reports, etc.

  • Leads containment activities.

  • Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects and ensures continual improvement in process and product design.

  • ensures products and process development meet quality standards.

  • Identifies problems, prioritizes actions, leads or participates in Six Sigma projects. Participates in change management activities by verifying products and processes, developing key measures, analyzing data for decision support, and presenting results to plant leadership.

  • Leads audits of processes and quality systems.

  • Works with purchasing to improve the quality of purchased parts.

  • Serves as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.

  • Coach and mentor hourly team on formal problem solving techniques.


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

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience required.

  • Supplier Quality Improvement - work with casting and component suppliers on a regular basis, track casting defects and drive improvements based on data and impact to the business targets

  • Manage offline rework processes and out-of-process inventory, driving improvements to reduce rework and scrap costs

  • Block & Head Machining Experience is a plus

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.


  • This is a 3rd shift position that starts Sunday evening at 11PM and ends Friday 7am. Shift hours: 11pm-7am

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, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 23, 2021, 3:39:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210000OO