Cummins Inc. Materials Engineer - Technical Specialists #IN745 in Columbus, Indiana

Materials Engineer - Technical Specialists #IN745


Materials Engineer - Technical Specialist - #IN745

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 for Materials Engineer - Technical Specialist - #IN745 in Columbus, Indiana

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Apply highly specialized knowledge of materials science 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, product quality inspections, material process quality audits, material process development, production process validation and material property data.

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

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

  • Provide technical direction on complex Failure Analysis to the project team in order to collect the forensic, manufacturing and service data needed to determine root cause and deliver short/long term countermeasures.

  • Utilize diversified knowledge and experience in characterizing materials/substances based upon results of analysis techniques such as identifying atomic structure, nano-scale compositions, surface morphology, and surface chemistry as relevant to the sub-discipline.

  • Review new product plans and make recommendations for material selection, based on design objectives such as strength, weight, heat resistance, electrical conductivity, and cost.

  • Conduct or supervise tests on raw materials and finished products to ensure their quality.

  • Plan and implement laboratory operations to develop material and fabrication procedures that meet cost, product specifications, and performance standards. Monitor material performance and evaluate material deterioration.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Material selection and characterization

  • Material process quality audits

  • Material processing technology

  • Chemical and metallurgical lab test technology

  • Failure Analysis

  • Determine root cause

  • Analysis techniques such as surface morphology and surface chemistry

  • Evaluate material deterioration

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Positions require aMaster’s degree in Materials Science or Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related fieldandtwo years of experience as a Materials, Chemical, or Laboratory Operations Engineer, or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept aBachelor’s degree in Materials Science or Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry,or related field and five yearsof experience as a Materials, Chemical, or Laboratory Operations Engineer, or related position.

JOB SITE: Columbus, Indiana

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go towww.cummins.comand refer to Job ID #IN745

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 Jan 10, 2019, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Jan 25, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 1900000Q