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Cummins Inc. 3rd Shift Blockline Area Manager in Columbus, Indiana

3rd Shift Blockline Area Manager


We are looking for a talented 3rd Shift Blockline Area Manager to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Engine Business Unit in Columbus, IN. This role is 100% on-site at our Columbus, IN facility.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Drives results from a team lead perspective or project management perspective.

  • Lead production decisions and move resources to maximize line efficiency.

  • Lead cross-functional problem-solving efforts in response to safety, quality, and productivity issues to minimize impact on the line and to avoid the same issue from repeating.

  • Lead continuous improvement efforts in safety, quality, and productivity to improve productivity and continue to create the right environment on the Machining Line.

  • Mentor associates to drive a problem solving and continuous improvement culture throughout the Machining Line.

  • Manage conflicts to keep team focused on results and drive a team based work system.

  • Strong decision making once feedback is received from the team and a decision has to be made.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 years minimum prior Manufacturing experience and familiar with the environment.

  • Experience with managing conflicts at a direct report level.

  • Ability to make a decision and rally the team to get the work done; driving results.

  • 2 years Prior management/leadership responsibilities preferred.

  • Strong problem-solving skills preferred.

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.

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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Mid-Range Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 3, 2022, 4:22:14 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 2200024X