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Cummins Inc. Metrology Technician - Level IV in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Metrology Technician - Level IV


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world's leading clean, engine technology. We're also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right.

Our Engine Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you'll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated business demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Rocky Mount, North Carolina for a Metrology Technician.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects.

Your impact will happen in these other ways:

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides highly complex product and component testing using a range of measurement methods and Measurement and Test Equipment (M&TE).

  • Develops and documents testing procedures, by using best practices and/or consensus standards, including automated procedures as needed.

  • Provides advanced execution and training in the programming and operation of M&TE.

  • Acts as a technical specialist assisting lab managers, engineers and customers in the selection of appropriate test methods/technology and analyzes and interprets measurement data.

  • Supports customers in understanding/interpreting and developing product specifications and application of measurement data.

  • Develops/leads inter-laboratory comparisons and measurement assurance programs.

  • Leads uncertainty studies associated with measurement or calibration results.

  • Ensures maintenance of the laboratory quality system.

  • Applies knowledge of applicable quality standards (e.g. 17025, ISO 9001, AITF 16949) and appropriate Cummins procedures.

  • Ensures the purchase process of appropriate lab services and consumables is followed. Ensures proper maintenance and calibration of lab M&TE.

  • Acts as a technical resource in the day-to-day lab operations, assisting engineering and quality staff in highly complex measurement and M&TE support.

  • Audits data quality metrics associated with assigned work.

  • Participants in the development of laboratory strategy, SIPOC (Supplier, Input, Process Output, Customers) process and score card development.

  • Supports continuous improvement activities related to data quality, lab quality system, etc.

  • Acts as a coach/mentor for apprentices, technicians and engineers as needed.



  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Measurement Science - Analyzes measurement processes throughout the relevant traceability chain to identify and quantify sources of measurement uncertainty relevant to the appropriate applied science, "Metrology" (e.g. Chemical, Dimensional, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical and Radiation and Physical.

  • Laboratory Management - Leads technical resources while managing the business aspects of a laboratory using measure to control both the technical and business aspects of the organization and assuring the requirements of the appropriate certifications and/or accreditations are met.

  • Data Quality - Identifies, understands and corrects flaws in data that supports effective information governance across operational business processes and decision making.

  • Dimensional Metrology - Applies dimensional measurement science in the development and application of measurement/inspection processes that deliver capable measurement results, supporting design validation and conformity assessment meeting regulatory, customer and product requirements.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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


  • Requires significant work experience and in-depth knowledge obtained through specialized training and relevant experience.

  • Thorough understanding of concepts of GD&T to determine part conformance to print.

  • General knowledge of ASME Y14.5M, and understand x.y.z coordinate system.

  • Must possess a strong ability to read and interpret simple to complex engineering blueprints accurately.

  • Ability to identify/recognize inspection errors and initiate resolution.

  • Strong knowledge of basic mathematical operations and measurement conversions, basic arithmetic and trigonometry.

  • Able to calculate missing dimensions and required parameters.

  • Programming language proficiencies in at least Zeiss Calyso or LK Camino. PC-DMIS optional.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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 Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with the information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, CDC Case-Cummins

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Dec 5, 2019, 9:23:44 PM

Unposting Date Dec 13, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Req ID: 1900050D