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Cummins Inc. Materials- Chemist Technical Specialists #IN744 in Columbus, Indiana

Materials- Chemist Technical Specialists #IN744


Materials - Chemist Technical Specialist #IN744

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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Emission Solutions 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 for Materials - Chemist Technical Specialist #IN744 in Columbus, Indiana

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

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

  • Work with cross functional teams on projects that require material selection, failure analysis, material characterization, interpretation and writing of specifications.

  • Evaluate product quality inspections, material process quality audits, material process development, production process validation and material property data.

  • Initiate the evaluation and implementation of beneficial emerging material and material processing technology.

  • Utilize basic and advanced chemical and metallurgical lab test technology to drive innovation and provide technical direction for a project team on the characterization of physical, mechanical and chemical properties.

  • Apply chemical failure analysis to provide technical direction for project team to collect forensic, manufacturing, and service data to determine root cause and deliver short/long term measures.

  • Analyze and interpret characterization information and data related to materials and substances based upon results of analysis techniques including identifying atomic structure, nano-scale compositions, surface morphology and surface chemistry as relevant to the sub-discipline.

  • Foster, improve, maintain and offer guidance towards process and product continuous improvements.

  • Review and validate mechanical test results and metallographic examinations done by lab technicians, and train new employees on laboratory equipment.

  • Establish departmental development plans, coach and motivate employees, provide guidance and direction on resolving problem and issues.

  • Work with lab technicians to establish individual development and career plans, assess performance and provide feedback.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Identify and advance solutions for design

  • Product Quality Inspections, Material Process Quality Audits, Material Process Development, Production Process Validation and Material Property Data

  • Implementation of beneficial emerging material and Material Processing technology

  • Chemical and Metallurgical Lab Test Technology

  • Chemical failure analysis

  • Analyzing and interpreting characterization information and data related to materials and substances

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Positions require aPhD degree in Materials, Chemical/Chemistry or Metallurgical Engineering, or related fieldand1 year of experience as aThermal & Fluid ScienceEngineer, Metallurgist, Scientist, Research or Materials Engineer or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept aMaster’s degree in Materials, Chemical/Chemistry or Metallurgical Engineering, or related field and 4 years of experience as aThermal & Fluid ScienceEngineer, Metallurgist, Scientist, Research or Materials Engineer or related position.WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go towww.cummins.comand refer to Job ID #IN744

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 10, 2019, 11:00:00 PM

Unposting Date May 1, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190001CL