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Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Shop Operations Managers # IN916 in Elkhart, Indiana

Manufacturing Shop Operations Managers # IN916


Manufacturing Shop Operations Managers # IN916

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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Powering Your Potential.

Our Power Systems Business Unit 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 for Manufacturing Shop Operations Managers # IN916 in Elkhart, Indiana.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Provide manufacturing leadership for plant, shift and department.

Manage multiple shifts of an assembly line, fabrication or machining operation.

Drive results, create and monitor measures, and set expectations in safety, quality and cost.

Communicate with customers, suppliers, shop floor, stakeholders and support staff while leading the annual operating plan, forecasts, and other measurements for manufacturing operations.

Apply Team Based Work Systems and Production Structure utilizing decision making process to balance customer, individual, and business needs.

Utilize Lean Manufacturing techniques including Kaizen and Value Stream Mapping to lead key continuous improvement projects that improve the cost reduction process and focus on the 7 wastes: over-production, waiting time, transportation, over-processing, inventory, motion, and scrap.

Identify, report and participate in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free facility adhering to Health and Safety Fundamentals.

Utilize knowledge of key process to identify and troubleshoot manufacturing errors.

Utilize experience with manage execution to delegate tasks to team members in order to coordinate performance across teams and ensure execution.

Apply a range of monitoring and planning tools to manage complex manufacturing projects.

Utilize Six Sigma Process Improvement tools to develop processes, plans, and schedules to provide relevant information and obtain feedback from the organization.

Apply knowledge of Labor and Employee Relations to implement programs and tools that influence the organizational culture and ensure fairness and consistent treatment of employees, feedback mechanisms, and communication programs.

Create an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality information flows smoothly between self and others.

Provide guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals.

Apply knowledge of Performance Management to establish performance standards and communicate them in a way that creates buy-in.

Set expectations and clarify responsibilities for team members. Identify training needs and develop and implement training plans.

Utilize knowledge of Emergency Management and Response to ensure that facility production, operations, employee health, and financial standing will not be interrupted by an unforeseen emergency.

Skills and Experience Required:

Lead Annual Operating Plan (AOP)

Team Based Work Systems

Lean Manufacturing techniques including Kaizen and Value Stream Mapping

Health and Safety Fundamentals

Six Sigma Process Improvement tools

Manage Execution

Labor and Employee Relations

Performance Management

Emergency Management and Response

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications:

The positions require a Master’s degree in Industrial, Systems, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Management, or related field and 3 years of experience as a Manufacturing or Industrial Engineer, or related position.

Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Systems, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Management, or related field and 5 years of experience as a Manufacturing or Industrial Engineer, or related position.

JOB SITE: Elkhart, Indiana

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go to and refer to Job ID #IN916

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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-Elkhart

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 21, 2021, 11:00:00 PM

Unposting Date Aug 6, 2021, 10:59:00 PM

Req ID: 210003I7