Cummins Inc. Senior Packaging Engineer - Electrified Power Business in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Packaging Engineer - Electrified Power Business


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine and power 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 Senior Packaging Engineer - Electrified Power Business. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Experienced Packaging Engineer who provides work leadership and training to entry level Packaging Engineers.

  • Develops and designs environmentally sustainable packing materials and shipping containers for the safe shipping of products.

  • Improves packaging performance with attention to vendor relations, material and part specifications, line efficiencies and other internal functional requirements.

  • Trains, coaches and mentors entry level Packaging Engineers

  • Applies specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices across various areas and projects in the design, analysis and release of packaging and container systems through the product life cycle

  • Support the VPI process and New Plant Start up process as required

  • Work cross-functionally and with external entities (Customers & Suppliers) to specify and design appropriate returnable and expendable packaging & containers for finished products and components for new program products

  • Support continuous improvement in the supply chain, improving total cost and/or Customer /Supplier delivered quality

  • Work cross-functionally and with external entities (Customers & Suppliers) to identify and deliver improvements to packaging of current products in order to reduce total cost, handling and waste disposal

  • Design proper packaging to protect and preserve product

  • Define returnable container fleet size requirements considering logistics and inventory stocking levels

  • Develop plant specific packaging guidelines complying with Corporate Guidelines while considering safety, plant specific racking, line side presentation needs, and equipment constraints

  • Work with Supplier Quality to ensure direct suppliers conformance to packaging standards

  • Ensure ISPM#15 Phytosanitary Requirements on international shipments are met for inbound shipments and outbound shipments

  • Monitor and lead projects to reduce packaging costs

  • Support Indirect Purchasing to develop RFP documents and solicit packaging quotes, as required, using Cummins approved packaging suppliers

Skills and Experience Required:

  • This position is responsible for leading Packaging Engineering for the Electrified Power Business.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience in designing packaging for products containing Lithium Ion Batteries.

  • 5 years’ experience with Packaging Engineering.

  • Project Management experience.

  • Strong communication and written skills.

  • Proven experience with New Product Development processes and the Packaging Engineering design work required through the development process.

  • Working knowledge of the standards and test protocols specific to packaging of lithium ion batteries.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline is required. Packaging Engineering degree is highly preferred.

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.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 6, 2018, 4:46:16 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800021F