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Cummins Inc. Mechanical Engineering Drafting Apprentice -(Hourly) 1st Shift in Columbus, Indiana

Mechanical Engineering Drafting Apprentice -(Hourly) 1st Shift


OCU Base Business - Mechanical Engineering Drafting Apprentice - 1st Shift

We are looking for a talented OCU Base Business - Mechanical Engineering Drafting Apprentice - 1st Shift to join our team specializing in Columbus, Indiana .

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

  • As part of a formal apprenticeship or regional training program, assists Product Design Technicians to learn and develop the skills necessary to obtain a regionally applicable, Certification as an Experienced Technician (e.g. US Department of Labor). Independently performs work to help support area needs during work rotations in other applicable teams.

  • Develops capability to ensure model and drawing quality.

  • Learns to create and maintain product specifications utilizing Geometric Dimension and Tolerancing.

  • Utilizes Computer Aided Design (CAD) data management tools for configuration control and to maintain security.

  • Acquires knowledge to apply company, industry, national, and international standards.

  • Engages with required functional areas as needed.

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

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Mechanical Design Specification - Creates complete specifications in the form of solid models, configured engineering bill of materials and detailed drawings that cross-functionally communicate the information required to manufacture and inspect a product per its design intent; considers national, international, industry, and Cummins’ standards that accurately and concisely define the part specification.

  • Product Configuration and Change Management - Establishes a baseline of identified product artifacts to be placed under configuration management; releases, tracks, controls and communicates changes from concept to obsolescence often through work requests; establishes and maintains the integrity of the product artifact baselines.

  • Mechanical Design of Mechanical Systems - Acquires and applies an in-depth understanding of mechanical systems through working knowledge that guides a designer’s ability to create innovative and sound design concepts to meet Cummins and customer expectations; designs for requirements of all lifecycle stages by considering the customer requirements in different operating environments to ensure a robust system.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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

Must meet the minimum educational requirements to be ready to start a formal apprenticeship or training program.

Registration in a regionally certified apprenticeship learning or training program is required.

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


Minimal or no work experience is required.

Applicants must program ready at the time of application submission to be considered. Programreadiness can be proven by:

  1. Providing a college transcript proving a passing grade in a pre-requisite math course, making the applicant ready to enroll in Ivy Tech MATH 122.

  2. Completing the knowledge Assessment (TECH path) through Ivy Tech and providing a screenshot of a passing score of 55 or more.

Submit your proof of program readiness to Brianna Johns (QB817) at

To complete the knowledge Assessment:

  1. Apply to Ivy Techat as courses only, if asked.

  2. Receiveacceptance and instructions to set up your account via email.

  3. Set up your MyIvyaccount and click the link labeled "Knowledge Assessment."

  4. Select TECH Math. If this option is not on your screen, click "enter a key to join private goals" and enter "TECH." If prompted for a key at any point once you have access to this assessment, enter "TECH."

  5. Complete the initial assessment. If you do not earn a score of 55 or more, complete the remediation with the EdReady system. By completing the remediation, you will reach the target score.

  6. Submit a screenshot of your final score to prove program readiness via email to

This position falls within the Office Committee Union (OCU) Base Business bargaining agreement. AllOCU-represented positions are posted internally for 10 calendar days. Selection preference is to be given to current OCU employees. Once the internal OCU candidate pool has been exhausted per the Southern Indiana OCU Labor Agreements, all other internal Cummins employees will be considered.

This is a TechnicalAssociate position. All Employees are required to provide a resume forNon-Technical Associate, Non-Technical Associate-Specialist, and TechnicalAssociate roles. Applications will be considered incomplete without an attached resume for this position.

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-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 18, 2022, 3:08:12 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 22000995