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3 Oct 2020

Internship Product Functional Test Spring Co-Op Positions – 2000016W

Cummins – Posted by Cummins Inc Columbus, Indiana, United States

Job Description



We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.




We are looking for a talented Product Functional Test Engineer to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Business in Columbus, IN and/or your remote home office.




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




This laboratory test focused position designs or specifies test systems that allow operation of Cummins’ products in a laboratory environment for engineering evaluation to optimize our product designs. This position also involves the specification, design, implementation, validation and support of test systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, instrumentation, data acquisition and control systems.




* Investigates product test system and process problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.


* Applies and supports the improvement of processes such as test system specification, design and validation and tools such as FMEA, 7-step problem solving, and process hazard analysis, required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.


* Obtains input and negotiates with lab customers, lab technicians, and component suppliers and delivers test system requirements, processes, and instructions to lab technicians, product functional test engineers and equipment suppliers.


* Makes decisions in the areas of component selection, calibration processes, and operating processes that impact test equipment accuracy, reliability and operating cost.


* Owns problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with a greater degree of technical complexity and ambiguity over the entry level engineer level and with greater accountability to the project team.


* Provides independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.


* Involves minimal direct management of people but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.


* Contributes effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.




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




·        Measurement Science


·        Product Function Test System Design


·        Laboratory Equipment Safety


·        Data Quality


·        Function Based Product Testing


·        Product Problem Solving


·        Project Management


·        Decision Quality


·        Drives Results


·        Collaborates


·        Communicates Effectively


·        Self-Development




Degree Programs Considered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD



Major Programs Typically Considered: All Engineering Majors





Cummins Co-op program criteria:


Must be a full-time enrolled student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree


Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred


Must be able to complete a minimum of 12 weeks and up to a maximum of 52 week commitment


Must be able to complete 40 hours per week


Willingness to learn from others on the job






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.




Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.






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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Internship.

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