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Cummins Inc. School to Work - Mechanical Technician in Troy, Michigan

School to Work - Mechanical Technician


School to Work -Mechanical Technician

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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We are looking for a talented School to Work Gear Process Co-Op to join our team for our location in Troy, MI.

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

  • The Gear Process Co-Op/Intern is responsible assisting in the processing of bevel, hypoid, spur and helical gears and any other gears used by Cummins/Meritor and as manufactured by the Corporate Gear Development Lab.

  • Coordinate design and procurement of all necessary tooling and cutting tools for gear developments.

  • Understand gear geometry, gear manufacturing and gear quality procedures.

  • Expediting part processing through internal and external sources.

  • Program scheduling and updating as required.

  • Coordination of gear development lab activities including:

  • Developments

  • Research activities

  • Training

  • Customer visits

  • Inspection services

  • Support Cummins-Meritor plant quality and cost reduction initiatives

  • Develop and implement best practices.

  • Maintain Best in Class House Keeping practices.

  • Tracking product processing to ensure on time delivery.

  • Travel as necessary to other Cummins-Meritor facilities, vendors and suppliers, meetings, conferences, training and shows, both domestically and internationally as required.

  • Work closely Gear Developers and Gear Engineers

  • Ensure timely completion of all project objectives.

  • Be able to write detailed technical reports.

  • Have a positive attitude, quick learner and a team player with diverse ideas and viewpoints.

  • Must be able to read blueprints and interpret specifications.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with emphasis on Math and Science. Some additional education preferred.

  • Marginal Job Functions:

  • Physical Activities: Low to moderate

  • Average hours per week: 19 hours

  • Tools:

  1. Personal computer used frequently (Excel/Word/Access/Bar Code/CAD Systems/Outlook, etc.)

  2. Bar Code System

  3. Operating fork truck or motorized cart

  • Environmental Factors:

  • 8 hours normally inside

  • Normal humidity and temperature for 8 hours

  • Normal atmosphere for 8 hours

  • No special hazards

  • Protective clothing required.

  • Safety Glasses

  • Ear Plugs

  • Steel Toe shoes required.

  • Pay starting at $18/HR or higher, based on current grade/education level

Education, Licenses, Certification

  • High School:

  • Must be at least a junior in high school and 17 years of age.

  • Must be enrolled in an ICE (Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education) program if participating in School to Work program during school hours.

  • Must be recommended by school administration or current Cummins employee.

  • Must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA.

  • Students are not allowed to work if absent from school.

  • Post-Secondary:

  • Must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.

  • Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA.

  • Summer Hire:

  • Must be at least a junior in high school and 17 years of age.

  • Must be recommended by school administration or current Cummins employee.

  • Must be enrolled fulltime in a post-secondary institution (or have intentions of enrolling fulltime for the following fall semester).

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-Michigan-Rochester Hills-US, MI, Troy, 2135 West Maple Road

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Feb 27, 2024, 9:52:46 AM

Unposting Date May 27, 2024, 11:59:00 PM

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240001RF