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Cummins Inc. North America Warehousing and Transportation Operations - Executive Director (Offsite) in Columbus, Indiana

North America Warehousing and Transportation Operations - Executive Director (Offsite)


We are looking for a talented North America Warehousing & Transportation Executive Director to join our team specializing Logistics for Cummins Corporate Business Segment which is based in Columbus, Indiana. This role is designated Offsite and can be performed from your home office with up to 25% travel.

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

  • Provides dynamic leadership, management, and strategic direction of a major business enterprise that crosses multiple business units and functional areas.

  • Partners with business executives to identify short and long-term program plans; develops and maintains strong relationships across the organization.

  • Drives the establishment of objectives, plans, standards, risk identification, and policies ensuring successful day-to-day and long-term operations of logistic function

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

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

  • Plays a consultative role in development of global logistics strategies which may have significant impact on unit responsibilities.

  • Keeps Business leadership apprised of ongoing operational performance and key developments including identifying risks and leading the development of mitigation plans to control risks.

  • Anticipate, recognize, facilitate, and coordinate the resolution of cross-functional supply chain challenges impacting business unit and or Customer

  • Initiate and influence relationships with key stakeholders involved in the management and implementation of supply chain strategy(s)

  • Champions an analytical, data centric culture, driving competitive advantages through speed, scale, and agility


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

  • Bent orientation toward analytical thinking, data driven decision making

  • Project Management - Establishes and maintains the "Balanced Triangle" of Scope, Schedule, and Resources for a temporary effort (a "project").

  • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Change Management - Applies the Cummins structured process and tool set for engaging individuals and organizations through change to achieve and sustain business results and outcomes.

  • Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives


  • Advanced MBA/MSA degree in business management, supply chain or related field is required

  • Deep technical knowledge in logistics and supply chain functional excellence required

  • 8-10 years cross business unit experience in a highly complex, matrix organization required

  • APICS certification highly desired

  • PMP or CCMP certification highly desired

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary range: $180K-240K. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate.

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, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 22, 2022, 1:59:42 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220001A1