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Cummins Inc. Maintenance Technician Level 1 - 2nd Shift in Plainfield, Indiana

Maintenance Technician Level 1 - 2nd Shift


Maintenance Technician Level 1 | 2 nd Shift | 4pm – 2:30 am | Mon – Fri

Overtime expected | Saturdays expected

Starting payrate: $24 up to $28 based on experience.

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.

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We are looking for a talented Maintenance Technician Level 1 to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Components Business Segment in Plainfield, IN.

In this role, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance and machine support tasks to keep equipment available and capable.

  • Selects and uses appropriate tools, machinery and specialty equipment completing work with limited guidance.

  • Learns and understand the protocols of working safely with electricity and other energy sources with industrial equipment.

  • Repairs and maintains manufacturing equipment.

  • Performs and documents preventive, emergency, corrective and predictive maintenance activities.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping and machine cleaning tasks

  • Support equipment uptime and downtime failure analysis.

  • Performs work in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and specifications using various tools, measuring and testing instruments.

  • Provide feedback into the Preventive Maintenance system.

  • Schedule maintenance activities around production requirements

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

  • Controls Safety - Recognizes controls related hazards in a manufacturing environment (Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic) to incorporate safe practices and procedures as part of the daily work plan to reduce injuries and create a safe machine environment.

  • Manufacturing Knowledge - Demonstrates the knowledge of manufacturing by correctly implementing changes in current processes, equipment, and applications to meet the function's needs and contribute towards continuous improvement.

Education and Experience

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

  • Have the knowledge and ability to operate, troubleshoot, order replacement parts for, perform scheduled preventative maintenance on and make needed repairs to all company equipment, machines, and systems.

  • Perform various maintenance responsibilities, with the ability to stop and start multiple tasks when necessary to assure priorities get immediate response.

  • Have personal knowledge of and demonstrate the ability to use, operate, and maintain multiple types of powered tools and equipment. Be responsible for, and have the ability to maintain and use a company provided set of general maintenance tools.

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.

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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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Plainfield, Whitaker Rd Mfg

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting May 22, 2024, 2:26:04 PM

Unposting Date Aug 21, 2024, 12:59:00 AM

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240004HS