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Cummins Inc. IT Director (Cummins Turbo Technologies & Eaton Cummins Alliance) - flexible location in Columbus, Indiana

IT Director (Cummins Turbo Technologies & Eaton Cummins Alliance) - flexible location


We are looking for a talented IT Director Cummins Turbo Technologies & Eaton Cummins Alliance for our Component Business based in Columbus, Indiana.

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

  • IT Director will work with all business technology stakeholders, leadership, and subject matter experts to build a holistic, technology agnostic view of the organization's strategy, business processes and information assets.

  • This role is to link the business mission, strategy, and processes of the organization to its IT strategy, and ensure how the current and future needs of an organization will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.

  • Key member of the Cummins Turbo Technology Business Executive and the Component IT teams. Key member of steering committee and MRG’s for critical Business Unit and Corporate initiatives.

  • Responsible to develop IT strategy and roadmaps that align with business strategy and the enterprise IT strategy. Effectively teams with other IT and business leaders to ensure realization of both business & IT strategies

  • Ensure quality delivery of IT solutions that meet the critical business needs within the constraints set forth by business and IT functional leadership.

  • Responsible for IT Operations for the business globally.

  • Drive alignment and synergies within the Business Unit globally.

  • Effectively partner with Senior leaders and Executives in the Business and Corporate Functions including Engineering, Supply Chain etc.

  • Provide clear communication of IT plans, progress, risks, and mitigation plans to key stakeholders at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Drive alignment and influence decisions to build plans for Corporate initiatives with all four Business Unit, Corporate Business Unit segment and Corporate teams.

  • Has the ability to translate technology discussions into business terms and articulate impacts as business scenarios.

  • Prioritize IT resources and manage constraints to maximize the delivery of business value.

  • Must understand and be willing to traverse the sometimes-complicated organization and political dynamics of a corporation and its business units.


Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Project Portfolio Management - Plans, prioritizes, sequences and manages one or more project portfolios utilizing analysis of portfolio risk and performance (diversification, value assurance assessment, company synergy, alignment, and long term maintenance) to optimize and prioritize projects and maximize business value.

Strategic Roadmap Planning - Produces a high-level, multi-year product and capability roadmap utilizing internal and external business resource, asset and market knowledge and experience to communicate the organization's focus and priorities to internal and external stakeholders.

Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

IT Supplier Relationships - Leverages a vendor management framework to manage strategic supplier relationships and supplier performance based on business need throughout the contract life using the required processes and tools to control costs, drive service excellence, mitigate risks, and gain increased value from the suppliers.

Cultivates innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.


Minimum of 15 years work experience in information technology and 3-5 years’ experience in managing the managers in a complex setting (managerial and budgetary experience) required. Broad business knowledge required.

  • In depth experience in working with the Manufacturing/Supply Chain and Engineering domain and systems like the Oracle ERP, SCADA, MES and PLM and Engineering.

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of aligning the Business and IT strategies.

  • Ability to understand the complexities of the organization, processes, information, and technologies then build future-state models to best realize the business strategy.

  • Significant experience in leading change initiatives having a significant technology component required and who will be an innovative self-starter with ability to translate business needs into attainable plans.

  • Ability to act autonomously and actively bring forward ideas and recommendations to further the success of the Turbo Technologies, Jacobs and Eaton Joint Venture business within Components Segment, and the company, as an enterprise.

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 10, 2022, 1:49:01 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Turbo Technologies

Req ID: 22000342