Cummins Inc. Leader, Business Improvement in Charlotte, North Carolina

Leader, Business Improvement

Description

Leader, Business Improvement

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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Distribution Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing services 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 Charlotte, NC or Atlanta, GA for a Leader, Business Improvement. Cummins USA is where you lead continuous improvement, quality and functional excellence.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Provides overall leadership, management, andstrategic direction of the Distribution program management activities across multiplefunctional areas.

  • Drives the establishment of objectives, plans,standards, risk identification, and policies ensuring successful implementationof all phases of program management.

  • Partners with business executives toidentify short and long-term projects plans; develops and maintains strongrelationships across the organization.

  • Keeps business leadership apprised of programstatus and developments; monitors project success measures and understands thestatus of specific projects and assignments.

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

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

  • This position willrequire significant knowledge and experience with strategy development.

  • Responsible for Continuous Improvement, Quality and Functional Excellence

Skills

IssueManagement - 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 preferred.

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.

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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Qualifications

Job QUALITY

Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Charlotte-US, NC, Charlotte, Cummins Atlantic - Main Office

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 13, 2017, 3:50:06 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170000D7