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Cummins Inc. Upfit Assembly Technician in Ankeny, Iowa

Upfit Assembly Technician


We are looking for a talented (1stShift) Upfit Assembly Technician to join our Upfit production facility in Des Moines (Ankeny), IA.

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

  • Install value-added components to loose engines and generators to meet customer requirements and design specifications.

  • Light production assembly, including: drilling, bolting and light fabrication.

  • Interpret basic installation drawings and work as a team to accomplish installations.

  • Ability to read detailed equipment and part diagrams/prints of Cummins and OEM products and verify torque values referenced from established engineered guidelines.

  • General shop maintenance such as inspecting extension cords, replacing air lines, general maintenance, daily JSA (Job Safety Analysis) reports, welder inspections and daily time sheets.

  • Comfortable working at heights using fall protection and proper PPE.

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

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

  • Ability to work in an automotive shop / manufacturing setting

  • Mechanical knowledge and Assembly experience preferred.

  • Ability to use power tools, computer software and remove / install external diesel engine and generator components

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to effectively communicate in a positive and professional manner.

  • Must be able to physically lift 50 pounds occasionally, wear required personal protective equipment as required.

  • This position does not require any Department of Transportation (DOT) related pre-screenings.

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-Iowa-Des Moines-US, IA, Ankeny, Cummins Central Power - EIC

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Jun 11, 2024, 8:40:33 PM

Unposting Date Sep 20, 2024, 12:59:00 PM

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 2400050A