Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Associate (CNC Machining) in Ladson, South Carolina

Manufacturing Associate (CNC Machining)


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.

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Our Components 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 Ladson, South Carolina for a Manufacturing Associate (CNC Machining).

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.

  • Team-based work environment training

  • Capable of learning and operating all machines

  • Ability to operate simultaneous machining / assembly operations

  • Ability to understand and use process documentation, standardized work procedures and basic quality control skills

  • Shift work (may involve rotation)

  • Weekend work may be required

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager



  • Must be able to lift and carry 47 lbs, 17" x 6” metal baskets from 26” height to 36” height in and out of a washer

  • Must be able to press a depth gauge horizontally, requiring 15lb of force from right to left

  • Must be able to reach to 63” height, 12”depth to pull down on Hommel Gauge handle

  • Must push/pull a metal hook to extract oven racks from 38” away at a height of 52” requiring 36lb of force generated vertically

  • Must be able to grasp with 55lb of open-grasp force to remove collets

  • Must be able to ascend/descend a 4” step up to 1 time per minute for the entire shift

  • Must be able to continuously stand and walk for 2 hours at a time, up to 12 hours per shift

  • Must possess Near/Far/Depth/Color vision to read directions, signs.”



  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Excellent math skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Computer (PC/Windows) skills preferred


  • Team-based work environment training

  • 6 months CNC machining or assembly experience preferred

  • Experience in measuring equipment preferred: indicators, micrometers, go/no-go gages

  • High School Diploma / Equivalency


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

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Aug 31, 2018, 6:35:49 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180005YN