Cummins Inc. Product Engineering Manager in Memphis, Tennessee

Product Engineering Manager


Product Engineering Manager - Recon Plant

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.

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Our Recon Plant delivers reliable, durable, high performing remanufactured 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 businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Memphis, TN for a Product Engineering Manager.

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

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Ability to manage single discipline staff engaged in various engineering projects and assignments.

  • Applies advanced knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the design, development, analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle.

  • Ability to manage the creation of design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.

  • Verifies design using analysis and or functional testing, interprets results, drives decisions and assesses risk.

  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.

  • Evaluates customer needs and aligns requirements with identified customer expectations.

  • May fill the role of a subsystem team leader, concurrent engineering team leader or a local technical functional excellence leader.

  • Ability to influence business-area leadership decisions.

  • Manage financial controls and risk, ensuring operations are executed within established budget.

  • Identifies issues, problems, and opportunities to support continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Formulates employee and department development plans for transferring technical knowledge.

  • Ability to coach and motivate employees; provide guidance and direction on resolving problems and issues. Works with employees to establish their individual development and career plans.

  • Advises leaders regarding the identification and resolution of complex problems.


  • Substantial relevant work experience required, including leadership of a small technical group.

  • Previous experience in a union manufacturing or re-manufacuturing environment is desired but not required.

  • Customer facing experience is desired.



Design Integration - Performs design integration at an advanced level. Proficient in the application of design integration in a wide range of work situations, able to lead the application and train/ coach others in the development of design integration skills/knowledge.

Resource Plan Management - Significant experience in resource plan management including ability to train and/or mentor this skill.

Team Development - Has the user proficiency and has significant experience in team development. Is able to train and/or mentor this skill.

Communication - Written And Verbal - Significant experience in written and verbal communication and should be capable of communicating effectively to all levels within and outside the company.

Conflict Management - Brings conflict and disagreement into the open and facilitates the resolution process while maintaining a constructive working relationship. Effectively works through complex conflict situations.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

PhD, Masters of Science, Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in engineering required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base annual salary commensurate with experience plus annual variable compensation. 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.

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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Memphis-US, TN, Memphis, Diesel Recon Plant

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 2, 2017, 2:54:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1600048D