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Cummins Inc. Chemical Engineer Full-Time Entry-Level Positions in Columbus, Indiana

Chemical Engineer Full-Time Entry-Level Positions


Chemical Engineering Entry Level Full-Time Positions



  • Roles available for PhD Only

  • ***

Please note: Your application will be considered for all of our open college positions in our US locations.

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.

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.

This core technology, early career position analyzes our products through simulation and physical testing to develop system level optimized solutions for aftertreatment systems,sensors, ignition systems, battery and fuel cell chemical systems.

In this position you will:

Utilize the core competencies of chemical systems to:

  • Design and conduct experiments for understanding performance and aging of chemical systems

  • Diagnose degradation mechanisms of chemical systems

  • Employ and develop simulation models to answer key questions about the performance of a system or component

  • Make day to day decisions for conducting analysis and testing.

Use tools related to chemical sciences such as:

  • Flow reactors

  • Analytical tools such as XRD, DRIFTs, TGA, BET, SEM/EDS, potentiostat, battery calorimeter, etc.


  • MATLAB (with In-House developed plugins)

  • Own problem resolution for moderately complex components or lower complexity product systems and sub-systems.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and colleagues, using analysis results to impact and support the successful advancement of projects

You will make an impact by:

  • Applying principles of reaction engineering, fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, electrochemistry and filtration to real-world problems

  • Actively engaging in product problem solving and product failure mode avoidance,

  • Leveraging data analysis to understand risk and make product and technology decisions,

  • Consider system requirements and demonstrate a systems thinking approach to work

  • Collaborating and communicating effectively (both verbal and written) with key stakeholders and colleagues

  • Documenting and presenting your learnings and plans in the form of PowerPoint presentations to customers and management as well as writing technical reports.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A College, University or equivalent Bachelors Degree in Engineering or appropriate STEM field.

  • A postgraduate (Masters or PhD) degree may be required for select Chemical Engineering roles.

  • Good communication skills along with strengths in logic and planning

  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools or equivalents, especially Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Prior hands-on product experience is preferred, but not required


Degree Programs Considered: **\


  • Roles available for PhD Only

  • ***

Major Programs Typically Considered: All Engineering Majors

Cummins Full Time Requirements:

  • College, University, or equivalent technical experience required

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA required

  • Must be able to complete 40 hours per week

  • 2 years in a position/internship relating to your field of study preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate. 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.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type College / University

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Entry Level

Job Posting May 22, 2024, 1:14:57 PM

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

Organization Corporate

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240004IQ