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Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Technician (Assembly) in Ladson, South Carolina

Manufacturing Technician (Assembly)


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 Turbo Technologies 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 North Charleston, SC for a Manufacturing Technician. 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:

  • Act as a team leader coordinating resources to accomplish established goals of safety, quality, productivity and cost

  • Coordinate resources to accomplish established goals of safety, quality, productivity, and cost

  • Interfaces effectively with other disciplines/functions to allocate resources between teams as needed

  • Accountable for all team measures and performance; must facilitate team meetings, coach/mentor and support the team in identifying process improvements which will enhance the working environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate activities for a synchronous flow assembly line

  • Responsible for effective use of resources

  • Maintain safety, quality, delivery and production, while identifying areas for improvement and leading implementation of change

  • Ability to effectively interact with Operations, Engineering, Quality and project teams to understand and deliver requirements

  • Ability to react quickly to issues and work through conflicting priorities

Skills, Teamwork / Leadership:

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to work within all levels in the organization to achieve desired results

  • Proven track record of leading teams with ability to achieve participation with work group members by encouraging cooperation, teamwork, constructive feedback, and utilizing effective conflict management techniques

  • Proven ability to promote continuous employee development through emphasis on continuous learning for self and others

  • Communication, motivational and effective decision making skills a must

  • Possess exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to react quickly to issues and work through conflicting priorities


Functional and Technical Skills:

  • Assembly background with working knowledge of tooling, fail-safing, fastening methods, technical drawings, general repair and preventative maintenance

  • Working knowledge of process documentation/work instructions

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to diagnose/correct general equipment problems

  • Familiar with fastening methods, torquing, testing, PLC’s, experience with automation a plus

  • Familiar with basic component layout, strong understanding of quality processes

  • Familiar with quality systems, ISO, TS or similar

  • Working knowledge of SPC, Capability, Gage R&R

  • Familiarity with 6 Sigma, lean manufacturing a plus

  • PC Skills, experience with MS word, Excel, email

  • Requires a minimum of the following ACT WorkKeys Scores:

  • Locating Information 4

  • Workplace Observation 3


Primary Location United States-South Carolina-North Charleston-US, SC, Ladson, Holset Palmetto Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Oct 12, 2018, 10:15:53 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006SX