Cummins Inc. Manufacturing - Operations Project Manager in Columbus, Indiana
Manufacturing - Operations Project Manager
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We are looking for a talentedManufacturing Operations Project Managerto join our team specializing inGlobal Manufacturing Engineeringin Colombus, IN/ your remote home office.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area.
Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.
Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline.
Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.
Monitors and communicates project status to project team.
Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.
Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.
Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.
Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.
Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
Schedule Management - Manages the project schedule using the recommended project management tools and processes to drive completion within the agreed timeline.
Scope Management - Manages a list of project deliverables (scope) using the recommended project management tools and processes to ensure that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.
Project Resource Management - Develops resource (expense and headcount) plans using recommended project management tools and processes to manage resources effectively.
Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.
Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.
Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.
Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree required.
This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.
Intermediate level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.
This role is required to be On Site
Project management responsibilities - MEDC has grown to a more mature lab environment which includes Assembly, Verification and Additive Mfg. development - this requires project management input on multiple projects and coordination of various Cummins and non-Cummins resources.
Project input & procurement responsibilities -interfaces directly with suppliers and at times assists leading projects, increasingly important "voice" for key inputs to projects, key asset in equipment/parts procurement for projects.
Communication- From participant to leader of cross-functional MEDC strategy meeting. Sets agendas, takes meeting minutes, and tracks open action items. Also maintains MEDC schedule across functions.
Time management & Self-Sufficiency – increasing level of self-sufficiency, leads efforts & prioritizes time with little direction.
Personnel Management - Manage 5 OCU resources (3Cross-Functional Associates, and 1ME Technician and 1 Technical support specialist, with potential to add one more in the near future) – includes T&A management and performance management.
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, Columbus Engine Plant
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Mar 28, 2023, 5:00:00 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Role Category Onsite
Req ID: 230002WX