Cummins Inc. Parts Manager in Dedham, Massachusetts

Parts Manager


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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Cummins delivers reliable, durable, high performing 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 Dedham, MA for a Parts Manager.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manage daily parts operations for the Dedham,MA Branch Office to ensure a dependable and efficient supply chain.

  • Lead efforts within one or more Supply Chainfunctions including materials, production, inventory, logistics, demandmanagement and order fulfillment. Ensures internal and external customers'expectations and requirements are met from end to end in each of the supplychains.

  • Lead continuous improvement projects that alignwith Cummins Operating System and Functional Excellence direction and leveragecommon processes tools, and information systems.

  • Support Corporate Supply Chain initiatives andlead the cross Business Unit planning processes to ensure intra-companyalignment.

  • Mitigate long term supplier constraints bycollaborating with functional stakeholders.

  • Create common supply chain processes andprocedures by establishing collaborative business partner relationships.

  • Approach daily problem solving and continuousimprovement opportunities strategically and tactically to achieve performancetargets.

  • Develop, understand and improve necessary KeyPerformance Indicators.

  • Analyze operational trends and developcorrective action plans.

  • Address supply chain failures promptly toensure operations stability; escalate as appropriate.

  • Prepare and manage an annual operating planincluding expense resources, and capital.

  • Manage, coach, and develop staff of Nine (9);work with employees to set goals in training and development, performance, andcareer planning.

Skills Required:

  • Analytical Reasoning - Has anadvanced understanding of analytical methodologies and the ability to utilizevarious statistical methodologies. Provides recommendations for businessactions based on the conclusions drawn from analysis in a way that ismeaningful to the business partner.

  • Project Management - Capable ofeffectively managing complex projects with little to no guidance.

  • Supply Chain Knowledge - Completelyunderstands the role of each function in the Supply Chain and how their KeyPerformance Indicators support the needs of end customers. Has been a leader ina number of Supply Chain functions and led cross-functional teams to driveimprovements in the Supply Chain.

  • Fosters Open Communication -Demonstrated ability to improve and expand the application of fostering opencommunication at Cummins. Establishes creative ways to obtain input fromothers. Shows outstanding active listening skills that draw out difficult orcontentious information. Chooses the appropriate communication vehicle for thesituation. Articulates a measurable communication strategy within grouporganizations. Creates opportunities for employees at all levels to have andtalk about business and organizational changes, problems and opportunities asthey arise. Is recognized as a highly effective two-way communicator whocreates the right environment for open communication.

  • Analyze Issues - Demonstratedresults indicating deep knowledge of analyzing issues. Critically identifies anissue's scope and parameters while analyzing it from multiple perspectives.Determines the root causes as well as broad implications of issues. Integratesinformation and defines an array of alternatives. Applies a wide variety ofanalytical tools and processes (e.g. Six Sigma) on a regular basis to completekey projects and solve complex problems.

  • Establishes Plans - Demonstratedresults indicating deep knowledge of establishing plans. Uses structured tools,processes and systems to plan initiatives and document work clearly. Ensuresobjectives for projects or initiatives are clearly linked to correspondingactivities for effective execution. Solicits customer feedback to incorporateinto planning process. Demonstrates the ability to plan initiatives acrossmultiple teams/organizations, ensuring goals are consistent and aligned.Identifies critical constraints to executing plans and develops strategies todeal with the constraints. Prepares highly complex estimates of budget, staff,and other resources.

  • Manage Execution - Demonstratedresults indicating deep knowledge of managing execution Coordinates performanceacross regions, teams, and departments on complex projects and work flows.Applies a broad range of planning and monitoring tools Defines planning andreview practices that result in few missed milestones and minimal surprises.Effectively delegates to ensure completion of complex projects and work.Monitors progress of others and redirects efforts when goals change or are notmet. Measures effectiveness of execution through defined metrics anddisciplined monitoring.

  • Coach And Develop - Solidunderstanding of coaching and development skills and tools. Coaches anddevelops direct reports and or project team members on basic performance issuesand development needs. Dedicates appropriate time when coaching and developingothers. Utilizes structured approach and appropriate tools when coaching anddeveloping others. Provides relevant assignments to direct reports that addressindividual development needs.

Required Education, Experience,Licenses or Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (or equivalent degree) in BusinessAdministration, Engineering or related field is required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of hands-on Parts/Inventoryexperience is required.

  • Must have a minimum four (4) years of teammanagement/leadership experience.

  • High Volume purchasing experience is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Base Salary 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-Massachusetts-Boston-US, MA, Dedham, Cummins Northeast

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 28, 2018, 8:33:28 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000030