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Cummins Inc. Market Insights Director in Columbus, Indiana

Market Insights Director


We are looking for a talented Market Insights Director to join our team specializing in Market Intelligence for Cummins globally in Columbus or Indianapolis, IN.

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

  • Leads and develops a high performing team by motivating, mentoring, and developing employees, and champions a culture of intelligence gathering, insights generation and value-added support.

  • Builds and leads market intelligence activity for Cummins. Develops capable resources, as well as processes, to deliver market intelligence requirements that inform business decision making.

  • Establishes strong networks and relationships across the business, functions and regions to ensure alignment and create efficiencies.

  • Conceptualizes and deploys intelligence methods, tools, and techniques to ensure delivery of quality market data, insights, and recommendations that guide business decisions.

  • Aligns with business leaders to prioritize key market intelligence efforts and cascade them through the team.

  • Serves as an advisor and thought partner in the decision-making process.

  • Highly proficient in developing knowledge networks throughout the business, distribution channel, and external sources.


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

  • Strategic mindset - seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

  • Balances stakeholders - anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

  • Business insight - applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

  • Builds networks - effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

  • Builds effective teams - building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

  • Market analysis - researches information using meaningful and valid sources and data to expand your knowledge of markets; analyzes findings by connecting dots and identifying trends to create a coherent image of the market; summarizes relevant insights by condensing, prioritizing, and translating how these impact our business.

  • Market forecasting - analyzes and interprets market data from a variety of internal and external sources and modeling to formulate unbiased market projections specific to business segment.

  • Market positioning - compiles market overview and trends to build frameworks which provide market insights to the decision-making process


  • College, university or equivalent degree in marketing, sales, business administration, or related subject required.

  • MBA or equivalent degree highly preferred.

  • 7-10 years in business, marketing, or market research.

  • 4-5 years as a manager/people leader.

  • Proven success in building relationships/partnerships and teams.

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, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 23, 2021, 7:57:48 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007Q1