Cummins Inc. Corporate Responsibility Manager - Technical Education for Communities in Columbus, Indiana

Corporate Responsibility Manager - Technical Education for Communities


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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Corporate Responsibility at Cummins focuses on building more prosperous communities. Our function delivers reliable and top-notch customer service to our internal global partners. You’ll also develop innovative solutions to global community problems 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 Columbus, Indiana for a Corporate Responsibility Manager, Technical Education for Communities program.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Leads the global management of the CorporateResponsibility, Technical Education for Communities program.

  • Focus on improving the quality and outcomes ofthe current 22 schools participating in the program.

  • Strategic focus and capacity development of theprogram.

  • Work with internal and external partners toexecute the short long term strategy for the program.

  • Help Cummins build more prosperous communities.

  • Manages the project management activities forassigned functional areas. Coordinates, prioritizes, negotiates, and managesthe execution of all assigned projects and contracts. Leads the analysis,project identification, budget, communication, and integration.

  • Collaborates with leadership to identify shortand long-term projects to be undertaken; performs feasibility needs analysis todetermine project timelines; manages the analysis, project identification,design, budget, communication, and integration of project plans; approvesbusiness workflow and project design; assesses business needs, project managercapabilities and available project budgets.

  • Monitors the status of all projects on the team;monitors the team's budget; advises project managers on the design and developmentof project plans and timelines.

  • Monitors project success measures andunderstands the status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Less than 10% domestic and international travel.



Ability to communicate with a global audience at all levels of the organization through consistent and clear communications.

Experience in the Distribution Business and technical knowledge are a plus.

Issue Management - Maintains a cross-functional, cross-organizational project issues list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue's level of importance.

Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan. Trains and/or mentors others in Change and Issue Management.

Schedule Management - Manages complex schedules integrating multiple sub-projects. Coaches "should mapping" sessions, and/or has an advanced level of proficiency with schedule management tools. Trains and/or mentors others in schedule management.

Resource Plan Management - Develops, manages, and coordinates cross-functional, cross-organizational resource plans for a portfolio, program, and/or project. Knows the right level of detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively. Trains and/or mentors others in Resource Management.

Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders at many levels of the company and across many functions and across boundaries (geography/cultures/plants/suppliers) on high impact, cross-functional or multi-year initiatives on a project, program or groups of projects and programs. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder. Trains and/or mentors others in stakeholder management.

Business Planning/Strategy - Performs business planning & strategic analysis at an advanced level in a wide range of situations with a broad business knowledge (customers, products, macro economic trends). Negotiates with partners and others.

Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the detailed work in multiple cross-functional areas. Trains and/or mentors this skill.

Project Risk Management - Leads complex or large project teams in the development of a project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary, and identifies and manages the actions to mitigate the risk. Trains and/or mentors other in this skill.

Education, Licenses,Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.


  • Significantrelevant experience, including supervisory experience, required.

  • Distribution, technical or manufacturing business experiencean advantage.

  • Several years of practical experienceworking directly with community organizations is required.

  • Strong written and verbal skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational and time managementskills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Comfortable with international travel

    Compensationand 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.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 9, 2018, 1:23:20 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800026J