Columbus, Indiana

Cross Functional Engineering Associate (Hourly) - Columbus, Indiana


We are looking for a talented Cross-Functional Engineering Associate to join our team at the Cummins Technical Center in Columbus, IN with starting pay of $32.50 -$36.50/hour.

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

  • Builds, repairs, and prepares articles for testing and associated equipment. Able to perform tests by following procedures and work with cross-functional engineering functions to develop and execute testing. Drives continuous improvement in test setup and testing methods. Aids in the analysis of test data.
  • Able to interpret electrical and mechanical diagrams. Experienced in preventive maintenance.
  • Works with engineers to develop measurement techniques; manages/leads test system and test article issue resolution process, including teardown analysis .and teardown reports.
  • Coordinates programs, including planning, scheduling, ordering, and tracking.
  • Demonstrates adaptability and responsiveness to changing work needs and willingness to undertake new tasks as they become evident; initiates, develops, leads, and participates in improvement projects.
  • Manages own work and adjusts work priorities to meet the demands; participates in self and team audits; plans and engages in continuous learning to be prepared for changing work demands.


  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Maintains the work orders system updated and the laboratory organized and clean.
  • Safety-minded
  • Quality-minded
  • Organizational Skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Capable/Innovative with test fixtures, layouts, technical drawings
  • Resourceful


Education, Licenses, Certifications:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent required with Department of Labor Certification OR

Associates degree from an accredited program in a related field and at least two years of relevant experience OR

Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR

Relevant military education and experience.

-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, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 18, 2022, 2:37:25 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220009IX

Columbus, Indiana


Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that design, manufacture, distribute and service a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel, natural gas, electric and hybrid powertrains and powertrain-related components including filtration, aftertreatment, turbochargers, fuel systems, controls systems, air handling systems, automated transmissions, electric power generation systems, batteries, electrified power systems, hydrogen generation and fuel cell products. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 59,900 people committed to powering a more prosperous world through three global corporate responsibility priorities critical to healthy communities: education, environment and equality of opportunity. Cummins serves its customers online, through a network of company-owned and independent distributor locations, and through thousands of dealer locations worldwide and earned about $2.1 billion on sales of $24.0 billion in 2021.