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Upfit Technician

Company: Cummins
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Upfit Technician


Upfit Technician - 21000216

Location: Des Moines, IA

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.

Upfit Technician - 21000216


We are looking for a talented Upfit Technician to join our team specializing in Supporting Manufacturing for our Distribution Unit in De Moines, IA

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

  • Performs skilled activities which support manufacturing business needs

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

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

Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)

  • Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards

  • Report any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard

  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, procedures and regulations

  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment

  • Promote interdependence by looking out for one another

  • Correct hazards within your control and capabilities

  • Recognize how your work may impact the environment and work to minimize the negative impact

  • Engage in HSE Training


  • Applies high standards of workmanship and craftsmanship

  • 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

  • Follows all process documentation and quality procedures

  • Raises issues to minimize cost and quality exposures

  • Performs quality inspections


  • Performs the skilled activities expected by their roles in accordance with defined roles and responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a high level of competency in core work skills

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

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

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as required to meet business goals

Work with peers and support staff to:

  • Identify and reduce manufacturing constraints

  • Solve problems and improve processes

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities


  • Communicates effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams

  • Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements

  • Participates actively with local Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) teams in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development


Requires some work experience or intermediate level knowledge obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

Working hours are 6:30am -3:00pm Monday-Friday

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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.

Compensation and Benefits

  • 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.


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. We validate right to work using E-Verify.

We 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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .


Primary Location United States-Iowa-Des Moines-US, IA, Ankeny, Cummins Central Power - EIC

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting May 6, 2021, 2:21:50 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 21000216

Keywords: Cummins, Ankeny , Upfit Technician, Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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