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Cummins Inc. Senior Quality Engineer - Fuel Systems in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Quality Engineer - Fuel Systems

Description

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and build 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. Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right.

Our Corporate 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 coordinated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

Scope of the position:

  • 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.

  • May coach and mentor less experienced quality engineers.

Qualifications

Skills

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

Quality Leadership (Cummins Operating System) - Demonstrates knowledge of the Cummins Operating System, quality management systems by applying the ten practices to assess business segment and functional performance, set strategy aligned with business needs and create consistency of purpose for continuously improving products, processes, services; enables data driven decision making and removes barriers to enable individuals to have line of sight to the customer; uses metrics to drive continuous improvement.

Statistical Foundations - Applies foundational statistical concepts required to run appropriate statistical tests and ensure the quality of data and correctness of the conclusions by using standard practices, choosing the right sample size, confidence level, level of significance, type of test; applies knowledge of statistics in cleansing or modeling such as outlier detection, survival analysis, time series, rank statistics, imputation, probability distribution fitting among many techniques.

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.

Advanced Product Quality Planning - Leads the technical quality planning and ensures customer satisfaction through structured and measurable processes as defined by industry standard.

Dimensional Metrology - Applies dimensional measurement science in the development and application of measurement/inspection processes that deliver capable measurement results, supporting design validation and conformity assessment meeting regulatory, customer and product requirements.

Mechanical Metrology - Applies mechanical measurement science in the development and application of measurement/inspection processes that deliver capable measurement results, supporting design validation and conformity assessment meeting regulatory, customer, and product requirements.

Physical Metrology - Applies physical measurement science in the development and application of measurement/inspection processes that deliver capable measurement results, supporting design validation and conformity assessment meeting regulatory, customer, and product requirements.

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

Non Destructive Evaluation - Interprets the results of standard test methods to identify non-conforming indications against approved acceptance criteria to inspect components; develops new test methods or probes to detect features of interest when existing methods are inadequate to successfully assess the material and/or geometry to solve problems; identifies emerging inspection technologies considering detection limits, equipment cost, and processing speed to improve inspection effectiveness.

Product Problem Solving - Solves product problems using a process that protects the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; and identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

Technical Documentation - Documents information based on knowledge gained as part of technical function activities; communicates to stakeholders with the goal of enabling improved technical productivity and effective knowledge transfer to others who were not originally part of the initial learning.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in required.

Experience

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience required

Additional Skills Unique to this Position

  • Proficient with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing principles

  • Ability to identify gauging schemes based on part print and production requirements

  • Work with Gauge Supplier to specify, order, install and qualify gauges for new product

  • Support and maintain Co-ordinate Measuring Machines including programming

  • Knowledge of white light interferometry equipment (for example Zygo, Polytec) preferred but not required.

  • Work with VPI Group on measurement of prototype product

  • Familiarity with precision machining processes like grinding, honing, micro-finishing, abrasive flow machining

  • Familiarity with precision gauges including air gauging, form testers, surface finish equipment

  • Proficiency in Minitab, especially for Process capability, Gauge Repeatability, Reproducibility & bias estimation

  • Ability to work alone or in a team to drive projects to completion

  • Ability to make quick, data-based decisions to address Quality issues

Additional Responsibilities Unique to this Position

  • Evaluate machine / process qualification runoffs in Plant and at machine tool supplier location

  • Understand visual inspection standards

  • Train and certify operators on gauges and visual inspections

  • Maintain reference and master parts for gauges to ensure gauge stability and gauge correlation

  • Work on cross functional continuous improvement projects with Operations, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Logistics

  • Participate in meetings across all three shifts when required

  • Participate in daily production status meetings and work on short term issues if any

  • Readiness for and participation in IATF 16949 / ISO 9001 audits if required

  • Travel to Supplier and Customer Plants when required

  • Track scrap on a regular basis to identify opportunities for improvement in daily production

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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Job QUALITY

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Fuel Systems Business

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 17, 2020, 1:11:13 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000ZL

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