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Cummins Inc. Quality Engineer Lead in Jamestown, New York

Quality Engineer Lead


We are looking for a talented Quality Engineer Lead to join our team specializing in Quality for our Engine Business Segment in Jamestown, NY (On-site).

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

  • Applies the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of the manufacturing and installation operations of the organization.

  • Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects and ensures continual improvement in process and product design.

  • Leads audits of processes and quality systems. Leads the technical quality planning and ensures customer satisfaction through structured and measurable processes as defined by industry standard.

  • Leads all aspects of supplier quality management; helps develop strategy and collaborative supplier partnerships; identifies supplier innovation capabilities; contributes to supplier audit and certification process; tracks supplier performance metrics and acts to quickly resolve issues to improve supplier quality performance.

  • Serves as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Quality, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering)

  • 4 years of experience in a quality environment

  • Managed direct reports in past is preferred

  • Familiarity with Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) manuals

  • Has worked with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) process.

  • Project Management skills required. Ability to manage conflict and problem solve.

  • Flexibility in hours to support 24/7 production needs.

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-New York-Jamestown-US, NY, Jamestown, Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 19, 2021, 12:06:45 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100029C