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Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Shop Operations Directors #MN211 in Fridley, Minnesota

Manufacturing Shop Operations Directors #MN211


Manufacturing Shop Operations Directors #MN211

Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We are 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 Cummins Power Generation 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.

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This is an exciting opportunity for Manufacturing Shop Operations Directors #MN211 in Fridley Minnesota.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manage, develop, mentor and coach individual and collective talent to develop manufacturing and supply chain capability across the organization.

  • Provide manufacturing leadership and improvement focus in operations driving results, creating and monitoring measure, providing motivation, and setting expectations in safety, quality, delivery and cost.

  • Champion continuous improvement projects that align with Cummins Operating Systems and Functional Excellence direction by leveraging common processes, tools and information systems.

  • Align with internal business partners to gain support and advocacy of enterprise manufacturing and supply chain initiatives. Review key performance indicators and operational trends to validate root cause analysis and corrective action plans.

  • Intervene to address supply chain failures as necessary, and prepare and manage an annual operating plan including expense and resources.

  • Set the aim for the organization and ensure individual work plans are consistent with supply chain initiatives.

  • Champion and model proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

  • Provide manufacturing leadership for a large plant or large department.

  • Recognize areas in which a process can be improved by properly implementing process improvement and methodologies to reduce process cost and improve quality in current manufacturing processes.

  • Examine HSE incidents by completing quality, evidence based investigations with accurate root cause analysis, resulting in effective corrective actions, accurate reporting, and avoiding repeated incidents.

  • Drive improvement in safety, quality, productivity, cost, and efficiency for operations.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Develop manufacturing and supply chain capability

  • Continuous improvement projects

  • Manufacturing and supply chain initiatives

  • Key performance indicators and operational trends

  • Root cause analysis and corrective action plans

  • Address supply chain failures

  • Manage an annual operating plan

  • Model health and safety behaviors

  • Improve quality in manufacturing processes.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications:

  • Positions require a Master’s degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain or Logistics Management, or related field and 3 years of experience as a Manufacturing or Industrial Operations Specialist, or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain or Logistics Management, or related field and 6 years of experience as a Manufacturing or Industrial Operations Specialist, or related position.

JOB SITE: Fridley, Minnesota

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

To apply, go to and refer to Job ID #MN211

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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 22, 2022, 10:40:25 AM

Unposting Date Dec 7, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 220009KI