Cummins Inc. Program Director-Manufacturing in Fridley, Minnesota

Program Director-Manufacturing

Description

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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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota for a Program Director – Manufacturing.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Provides overall leadership, management, and strategic direction of the program management activities across multiple functional areas.

  • Drives the establishment of objectives, plans, standards, risk identification, and policies ensuring successful implementation of all phases of program management; Partners with business executives to identify short and long-term projects plans; develops and maintains strong relationships across the organization.

  • Drives the establishment of objectives, plans, standards, risk identification, and policies ensuring successful implementation of all phases of program management; determines project timelines; oversees analysis, program design, budget, communication, and integration; approves business workflow and program design.

  • Directs the assessment of Project Manager capabilities and available program budgets.

  • Keeps business leadership apprised of program status and developments; monitors project success measures and understands the status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Formulates annual operational and financial budgets as they relate to unit objectives.

  • Develops, leads, and motivates project management staff; sets goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

Qualifications

Skills

  • 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.

  • Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Proficiently uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and proactively manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents). Trains and/or mentors others in scope 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.

  • Green Belt certification required.

Experience

  • Significant experience, including managerial and budgetary experience, required.

  • Broad business knowledge required.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Reports to SC Transformation Director

  • Provide programme management for major Supply Chain transformation projects as required by PSBU SC Strategy.

  • Work with designated project managers to charter and scope new projects.

  • Provide specific programme leadership for the Fridley transformation programme – dotted line to Fridley Plant Manager

  • Work with Fridley site team to define and execute transformation road map, charter associated projects and ensure alignment of programme to plant needs.

  • Work with global SC transformation team to utilise global functional and programme expertise in order to execute programmes on time and to budget and to ensure programmes align with globally agreed direction.

  • Plan and execute capital expenditure in line with approved budgets for projects contracted.

  • Ensuring delivery of contracted benefits – financial and non-financial.

  • Ensure delivery of Functional Excellence in programme management and manufacturing processes – utilising global and local expertise.

Compensation and Benefits

Base annual salary commensurate with experience plus annual variable compensation. 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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Job MANUFACTURING

Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 19, 2018, 11:05:09 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180000O6