Materials Leaders #TX001
United States-Texas-Houston - Houston, TX

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Description

“Cummins power is defined not only by its products, but the ideas, energy and passion of its people. “

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Tim Solso, Chairman and CEO

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

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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

www.cummins.com

to explore more about our products, markets, global distribution network, financials and sustainability focus.

At Cummins, regardless of your degree or area of expertise, you have the capacity and the opportunity to immediately impact our organization and our future. As a $13 billion international leader, our diverse business segments range from innovative filtration systems, advanced turbochargers, and power generation to the world's leading diesel engines and components. Our business diversity demands the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of backgrounds. We unleash the power of Cummins by giving you the freedom to take charge, the opportunities to grow and the benefits to build your future. Our commitment to a solid work/life balance is just one example.

At Cummins, you'll help make people's lives better by creating the products that provide jobs and help world economies. You'll help create innovative, environmentally responsible power solutions. You will unleash the potential of your talents as never before.

Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience. This is an exciting opportunity for

Materials Leaders

positions located in Houston, TX.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the development and implementation of tactical strategy in all areas of Materials (Planning and forecasting of Direct/Indirect Materials for current and new products, Implementation of Logistics strategy). Evaluate materials and develop processes to manufacture materials for use in engine products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications.

Manage Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process for assigned manufacturing lines by developing, communicating and implementing planning strategies that are consistent with long term business objectives. Drive Materials Functional excellence in providing excellent customer service. Set targets for key materials measures and implement processes to ensure targets are met. Provide guidance to the inventory forecasting process and drive improvements to the planning process by performing inventory management and material flows, including excess/obsolete, shrink, and cycle count and safety stock strategy. Coach and support the Materials team in achieving the key measures. Develop skills in the team to meet future challenges.

Improve systems and processes to ensure material is available timely in the correct location for all internal and external customers applying principles of Six Sigma methodologies, Lean, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban. Improve the quality of material availability and inventory turns by utilizing experience with Six Sigma (DMAIC) to reduce demand and supply variation. Manage New Product Transitions and Product Obsolescence. Maintain Budget Controls on Dept. Expense Items. Interface with departments to ensure efficient material management. Guide team on configuring and deploying ERP

(E

nterprise Resource Planning) software, implement upgrades, and develop business intelligence tools and reports, provide super users training to end users. Manage materials and supply chain initiatives by undertaking inventory management, Safety Stock Planning, Supplier Performance Improvement, warehousing and material flow principles to improve on-time delivery, inventory accuracy, on-time to start, build complete and inventory days. Support and participate in current I.T. Implementation Projects.

Experience and Education:
Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field and 1 year of experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, Supply Chain Engineer or related position. Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field and 5 years of experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, Supply Chain Engineer or related position.

Experience must have included: Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) implementing planning strategies; Inventory management and material flows, including excess/obsolete, shrink, and cycle count and safety stock strategy; applying principles of Six Sigma methodologies, Lean, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban; Six Sigma (DMAIC) to reduce demand and supply variation; ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning); Inventory management, Safety Stock Planning, Supplier Performance Improvement, warehousing and material flow principles.

Compensation and Benefits:
Benefits/Company information: Explore superior growth opportunities and enjoy progressive advantages like our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, stock options, Domestic Partners coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits. Please visit www.cummins.com to explore opportunities in our organization. At Cummins, diversity drives our business worldwide, and inspires our work and our lives. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Cummins and E-verify:
Interested candidates please submit your resume for prompt consideration.

Cummins Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace.

Qualifications

Job

ENGINEERING

Primary Location

United States-Texas-Houston

Job Type

Experienced - Professional / Office

Job Posting

Jan 24, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date

Feb 8, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

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