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Cummins Inc. US South - FE Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma

US South - FE Specialist


Manages improvement for the overall effectiveness of one or more functions. Consults and supports processes, capabilities, systems and data for the function aligned to end-to-end value stream performance goals. Partners to drive improvement activities within the function to deliver performance objectives of impacted value streams and improve outcomes for customers. Stays connected within relevent industries to support advancement within the function and position the company for sustainability and growth.

Coordinates the creation of functional maturity goals in collaboration with business leaders, other functional leaders and end-to-end process owners.

Identifies and manages the functional excellence strategy and roadmap to achieve functional maturity goals.

Manages performance metrics for the function that contribute to performance goals of one or more internal value chains or end-to-end processes.

Coordinates enterprise-level governance of functional processes, systems and data as part of the overall end-to-end framework.

Supports appropriate functional talent activities including composition of global position profiles, functional competencies, and functional learning and development needs.

Contributes to the development of the functional learning strategy to include experiential learning, networking, professional associations and formal training courses.

Utilizes business knowledge and experience to identify growth opportunities for the function to improve outcomes for the customer.

Sustains operational knowledge of functionally relevant practices, analytics, governance, and quality, knowing who can help customers

Routinely engages with industry experts and peers, conducting research on best practices.

Collaborates with end to end process owners and functional excellence peers to prioritize continuous improvement efforts for the function.

Delivers improvements that are measurable and significant.

Participates in knowledge sharing to develop enterprise subject-matter expertise in one or more functions.



Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

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

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

Drives vision and purpose - Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.

Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Situational adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

Organizational savvy - Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Significant relevant experience required, including managerial experience. Prefer strong experience leading strategic and change efforts within a function or business unit; and the ability to make and drive connections across relevant work streams. Solid communication and stakeholder management skills, as well as ability to work comfortably amidst ambiguity important for success in this role.

The successful candidate will also need significant work experience in the following:

  • Substantial and intimate knowledge of CSSNA Operations Processes and Systems. Previous experience and working in BMS, Guidanz, KPI’s, QuickServe Process, Warranty Process, etc. Experience with analytical tools(i.e. MS Excel, OBIEE, etc.). Have adequate knowledge with our systems and processes to train and coach others at all Southern Area locations.

  • Significant relevant work experience and leadership –Ability to work with individuals at all levels of management, lead teams, coach, train, and motivate individuals who may not report directly to this position.

  • Knowledge of auditing and assessment of processes, actual participation in audit/assessments, leading and managing audit/assessment processes, and certification.

Candidates can be located anywhere within the Southern Area of CSSNA.

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.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary range is $97,600- $109,800. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after taking into account relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.

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-Oklahoma-Tulsa-US, OK, Tulsa, Cummins Southern Plains

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 10, 2023, 2:55:07 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Req ID: 23000413