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Cummins Inc. Packaging Technician III in Fridley, Minnesota

Packaging Technician III


Packaging Technician III

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. We are looking for a talented Packing Technician III to join our team specializing in Logistics for our BUSINESS SEGMENT in Fridley, MN

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

  • Under minimal supervision supports site level packaging operations with activites ranging from daily packaging operational activities to implementing packaging related changes that result in efficiency, cost saving and/or sustainability improvements.

  • Actively participates in project improvement teams led by other departments including but not limited to HSE, Packaging, Purchasing, Quality andManufacturing.

  • Works directly with suppliers of packaging materials to design, qualify and implement new packaging solutions.

  • Responds to urgent packaging issues effecting Safety, Quality, Envrionment and Production.

  • Informally supports and guides less experienced Packaging Technicians.

  • Input Packaging Data Sheets (PDS) into Packaging Data Management System (PDMS).


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

  • Packaging Material Knowledge - Demonstrates the benefits of using different packaging mediums by articulating their physical properties, types and characteristics to select the packaging materials for the application, product protection, cost and impact on the environment.

  • Returnable Packaging Management - Gathers and analyzes financial data, fleet sizing, tracking, maintenance, logistics and performance monitoring requirements to develop a returnable packaging program that delivers savings in material and transportation while reducing waste.

  • Environmentally Sustainable Packaging Principles - Outlines the environmentally sustainable packaging material selection and its life cycle impact by describing selection criteria, performance considerations and application in designing order to achieve the goal to reduce, reuse, recycle or reclaim.

  • Packaging Distribution Conditions and Dynamics - Recognizes environmental conditions and dynamic forces placed on packaging in supply chains by explaining the hazards and corresponding requirements that ensure product protection.

  • Operations Integration in Industrial Packaging - Demonstrates and applies knowledge of manufacturing process, equipment and the physical flows of inbound parts to finished goods to establish industrial packaging methods and equipment that integrate safely and efficiently into the operational environment.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations

  • A two year University degree from an accredited program in Business, Engineering or a relevant field of study preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, generating reports and advanced level computer skills

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


  • Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience in a related field

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.

Cummins and E-verify

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.


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Jul 28, 2023, 10:58:13 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Role Category Onsite

Req ID: 230007K5