Cummins Turbo Technologies - Machining Production Associate

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Recruitment #10-488-01



In Cooperation with 

Trident Technical College

assisting with the recruitment and training for

 Machining Production Associate 


Operates machines and production equipment in accordance with quality and productivity requirements safely in a manufacturing environment with limited guidance. Cummins Turbo Technologies has openings for a Machining Production Associates on 1st shift and 3rd shift to support the new Remanufacturing site in Ladson. Cummins Turbo Technologies is a team-based work environment which requires strong communication skills, respect for others, and a positive work ethic.


  • Work in a team-based environment
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Rotate to different stations based on business requirement
  • Understand and use process documentation, standardized work procedures, and basic quality controls
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as required
  • Complete daily Op Care/Validation/Check off Sheets
  • Perform 5S activities
  • Maintain TAKT boards and mini-business trackers 
  • Participate/contribute to mini-business meetings Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards
  • Report any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard
  • Engage in Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Training
  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, procedures & regulations
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Promote interdependence by looking out for one another
  • Correct hazards within your control and capabilities
  • Recognize how your work may impact the environment and work to minimize the negative impact
  • Follows all applicable standard work, process documentation and quality procedures such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), poka-yoke and visual standards
  • Raise issues to minimize cost and quality exposures
  • Perform quality inspections
  • Identify and control non-conforming material
  • Operate manual and automated equipment to manufacture and assemble product in order to create the proper characteristics and dimensions necessary to meet customer expectations
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in core work skills
  • Achieve production goals
  • Work at the required cycle time or defined engineering standard
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping tasks and machine cleaning tasks and performs planned operator care and maintenance tasks
  • Remain flexible and performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to meet production goals
  • Work with peers, skilled trades and support staff to maintain and identify equipment needing repair
  • Communicate effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams
  • Complete training and personal development in line with business requirements
  • Participate actively in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to lift and inspect 32 lb. turbine housing at a rate of 22 units/hour. Inspection includes top, bottom, flange and all rounded edgesAbility to lift from thigh height 32 lb. turbine housings
  • Ability to handle small rivets and place in machine fixture to assemble nozzle rings
  • Must be able to reach the ground and have enough hand/finger dexterity to pick up small dropped parts
  • Must read small gauges and measurements accurately
  • Must be able to continuously stand and walk for 2 hours at a time, up to 12 hours per shift
Qualifications:  Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations
  • 6 months CNC machining experienced strongly preferred
  • Experience in measuring equipment preferred: indicators, micrometers, and gauging
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong math skills
  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations
  • This position requires some work experience or intermediate level knowledge obtained through education, training
  • or on-the-job experience

The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform.  The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.

To apply click one of the links below.  You will be taken to another site.

Machining Production Associate - 1st Shift

Machining Production Associate - 3rd Shift