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Cummins Inc. Senior Quality Engineer, Heavy Duty Machining in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Quality Engineer, Heavy Duty Machining


We are looking for a talented Sr Quality Engineer to join our team specializing in Heavy Duty Machining, to play a critcal part in this internal customer facing role supporting our Engine Products. This will be supporting our 2nd shift operations.

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

  • 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.


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

  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience required that includes experience with Customer Quality Assurance, Gauging and CMM oversight, PPAP preparation.

  • Experience managing people, processes and customer relationships

  • Experience with Supplier Quality Improvement

  • Block & Head Machining Experience is a plus

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in required.


This is a 2nd shift position working 3pm to 11pm Monday- Friday with rotating weekend day shifts as needed

Position is salaried, and does pay equivelent hourly rate after 40 hours

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.

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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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 30, 2021, 4:41:41 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100017S