Cummins Inc. Catalyst Technology Technical Specialist in Columbus, Indiana

Catalyst Technology Technical Specialist


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 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 integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, IN for a Catalyst Technology Technical Specialist.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Combines specialized knowledge of chemistry with engineering principles and practices, to identify and advance solutions for design, manufacturing and quality problems.

  • Works with cross functional teams on projects that require material selection, failure analysis, material characterization, interpretation and writing of specifications, product quality inspections, material process quality audits, material process development, production process validation and material property data.

  • Utilizes specialized chemistry knowledge to initiate evaluation and implementation of beneficial emerging materials and materials processing technology.

  • Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects and works under minimal supervision.

  • Leads projects of all sizes.

  • Provides technical direction for a project or a project team.

  • Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for project success.

  • Through project work, influences at department, program or business unit management level.

  • Provides input on program-related decisions.

  • Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.

  • Demonstrates depth of knowledge of chemistry and its subdisciplines and leverages that expertise on other projects.

  • Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.

  • Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced chemists, material engineers and chemical engineers.

Skills and Experience Required:

5 years of relevant work experience required.

  • Conduct experimental evaluation of diesel exhaust aftertreatment catalysts.

  • Construction and maintenance of the reactor and analytical tools as needed.

  • Work with hourly technical staff to execute the laboratory testing.

  • Determine performance, evaluate durability, identify failure mode and suggest recovery solutions.

  • Introduce new after treatment component technologies through the established process.

  • Documentation and presentations to internal and external customers.

  • Develop detailed understanding of chemistry & kinetics to support device-level model development.

  • Develop diagnostics procedures for evaluation of catalysts from engine testing and the field.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

PhD, Masters of Science, Bachelor of Science, or equivalent degree in chemistry, materials science, or chemical engineering required.

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 14, 2017, 4:17:11 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170003Z8