Cummins Inc. Customer Engineering - HMLD Marine Product Application Manager in Charleston, South Carolina

Customer Engineering - HMLD Marine Product Application Manager


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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Our Engine Business Unit 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.

This is an exciting opportunity in Charleston, South Carolina for an Engineer.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems

Product Validation.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages single discipline staff engaged in various engineering projects and assignments.

  • Applies advanced knowledge of technical engineering principles and practices in the identification and understanding of client requirements to manage the development of technical specifications, implementing designs, and delivering high performance, low-cost equipment and system solutions integrated with customers’ solutions.

  • Interfaces with sales and marketing teams to design and deliver client solutions. Manages the development and delivery of training on client applications.

  • Leads a medium sized technical group and manages team to implement leadership's vision.

  • Establishes employee performance standards; works collaboratively to set goals and to address areas of deficiency.

  • Influences business-area leadership decisions.

  • Manages financial controls and risk, ensuring operations are executed within established budget.

  • Identifies issues, problems, and opportunities to support continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Formulates employee and department development plans for transferring technical knowledge.

  • Coaches and motivates employees; provides guidance and direction on resolving problems and issues.

  • Delegates and assigns work, considering employee skills and development needs.

  • Advises leaders regarding the identification and resolution of complex problems.

  • Works with employees to establish their individual development and career plans.

  • Assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Installation Quality Assurance (IQA) - Has an extensive understanding of the Installation Review Process, including the tools and processes associated with the various markets. Is capable of identifying potential issues early in the process and can provide clear guidance to the customer on how to resolve this issues keeping in mind both the customers and Cummins best interested. Can teach others to perform IQAs.

  • Product Knowledge - Knowledge of products and product lines. Able to represent the features and benefits to sell the products. Able to recognize customer needs and suggest product applications to solve problems and create benefits for the customer. Able to teach others to formulate effective messages and represent the features and benefits of the product.

  • Cross-Functional Design Review - Recognized as an authority of cross-functional design review skill and is contacted regarding this skill by the rest of the organization and is able to train and coach others in developing and applying cross-functional design review and is considered the person to contact as the expert on this skill.

  • Set The Aim - Recognizes when assumptions need to be challenged to ensure effective execution of strategic plans; holds direct reports accountable for setting the aim. Guides leaders on how to create clear and compelling pictures, objectives and implementation plans; ensures key strategies in the organization have appropriate implementation plans and measurements.

  • Coach & Develop - Recognizes opportunities with direct reports to provide coaching; is constantly on the lookout for development opportunities for direct reports; over time, builds reputation for developing and promoting direct reports. Encourages leaders at all levels to make coaching and developing others a priority; guides leaders on how to effectively coach and develop others.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science (or equivalent degree) with Naval Architecture experience.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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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-South Carolina-Charleston-US, SC, Charleston, Cummins Rec&Light Comm Marine

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 10, 2017, 3:23:12 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170003BI