Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Fuel Systems Business - Columbus, IN

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It started with a commitment to building powerful, dependable products. Throughout our 90+ years, we’ve added hundreds of new products, hired and promoted thousands of people, and expanded into 190 countries – but we still believe in the same things. We’re committed to building partnerships with our employees, our customers, our environment, and our communities. This is how we do business. And we call it Working Right .

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Please visit to explore more about our products, markets, global distribution network, financials and sustainability focus.

Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience. This is an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager (Fuel Systems) position located in Columbus, IN .

Job Description: · Plant leadership staff level position that manages the planning, designing, purchasing, and/or implementation of integrated manufacturing assembly or fabrication processes (precision machining) in a manufacturing plant.
· Manages Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers and related departmental activities; establishes performance standards; formulates staff development plans; coaches and motivates staff; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering employee skills and development needs.
· Manages significant change initiatives in the facility.
· Identifies training needs for team and line employees, conducts training; coaches and trains line employees on new manufacturing processes and methodologies.
· Identifies opportunities to support continuous improvement initiatives including capital and capacity planning; drives change in the department.
· Provides technical consultation and advice to staff and project teams.
Job Qualifications: · Engineering Bachelor’s Degree (Manufacturing/Mechanical/Electrical) Required. Master’s or MBA also a significant plus.
· 10+ years of experience managing teams within a manufacturing and/or precision machining environment
· Experience leading capital equipment purchasing, highly preferred
· Experience with equipment efficiency improvements is highly preferred
Job Responsibilities: · Must be self-directed, self-motivated and have the leadership skills necessary to develop and implement manufacturing engineering functional excellence for a large group of manufacturing engineers. · Candidate should have previous precision machining experience with the ability to learn quickly within a complex plant. · Candidate will also manage the capital planning budget for the Fuel Systems Plant. · Candidate must be able to balance workload between day to day support of operations, project planning, forward thinking/visionary planning and execution of those plans to develop the ME organization within Fuel Systems further into a world class organization. · Candidate must be able to support the Operations Excellence initiatives within the plant and work very closely with our Operations organization to implement lean manufacturing methodology. · Candidate must also have a strong understanding of ISO/TS16949 quality standards and work very closely with the Quality organization to further process capability, shop floor SPC initiatives and quality system improvements.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation: Base salary commensurate with experience plus bonus.

Benefits: 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.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Fuel Systems Business

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Job Posting Nov 13, 2013, 9:52:37 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing