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Cummins Inc. Production Associate - Level II First Shift in Ladson, South Carolina

Production Associate - Level II First Shift


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 CTP Production Associate - Level II 1st Shift to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our CTP in Ladson, SC

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

  • Operates machines and production equipment in accordance with quality and productivity requirements safely in a manufacturing environment with limited guidance.

  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, procedures & regulations.

  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment.

  • Follows all applicable standard work, process documentation and quality procedures such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), poka-yoke and visual standards.

  • Performs quality inspections.

  • Operates manual and automated equipment to manufacture and assemble product in order to create the proper characteristics and dimensions necessary to meet customer expectations.

  • Demonstrates a high level of competency in core work skills.

  • Works at the required cycle time or defined engineering standard. While maintaining a clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping tasks and machine cleaning tasks and performs planned operator care and maintenance tasks.

  • Remains flexible and performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to meet production goals.


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

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

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

  • Must lift, rotate 90 degrees, and carry metal turbo cores weighing up to 34 lbs. up to 4 feet, 40 times/hour.

  • Must be able to grasp and operate two hoist handles at 78-80 inches from the ground to load turbochargers into containers.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 6 parts weighing up to 42 lbs

  • Must be able to press together a two-handed retaining ring tool, 40 times/hour.

  • Must be able to insert retaining rings using one-handed retaining ring pliers, 40 times/hour

  • Must be able to stand/walk for 8-12 hours/shift up to 2 hours consecutively7. Must push/pull wheeled carts requiring up to 85 lb force up to 30 feet.

  • 2 years of manufacturing assembly experience highly preferred

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-South Carolina-North Charleston-US, SC, Ladson, Holset Palmetto Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Jan 2, 2024, 1:23:22 PM

Unposting Date Apr 15, 2024, 11:59:00 PM

Organization Cummins Engine Components

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 23000BPZ