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Cummins Inc. Project Managers- Purchasing #IN738 in Columbus, Indiana

Project Managers- Purchasing #IN738


Project Manager - Purchasing #IN738

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.

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Our Emission Solutions Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products 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 for Project Manager - Purchasing #IN738 in Columbus, Indiana

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Apply specialized engine manufacturing knowledge to manage, develop, and implement programs on cross-functional projects.

  • Lead projects from inception to completion, facilitate project planning with internal stakeholders to determine scope and objective, and work with business stakeholders to establish performance goals.

  • Utilize project-specific knowledge to drive timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan.

  • Utilize scope management skills to solicit and organize Voice of the Customer requirements and track the status of project deliverables.

  • Utilize knowledge of Schedule Management on complex schedules integrating multiple sub-projects and scheduling tools.

  • Utilize engineering components and resource plan management knowledge to develop cross-functional and cross-organizational resource plans for portfolios, programs and projects.

  • Apply product risk knowledge including Integrated Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (iDFMEA) to identify areas of risk, alternatives and solutions with stakeholder management.

  • Utilize industry knowledge to plan and monitor project budget, conduct research and analysis, provide input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.

  • Maintain project notes, databases, and other records and monitor and measure to communicate with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on project status.

  • Manage connections between multiple levels of scope detail in Tech Profiles or equivalent documents and measure effectiveness of execution through defined metrics and disciplined monitoring.

  • Ensure Critical Parameter Management using a capability grown index to measure effectiveness of execution through defined metrics and disciplined monitoring Utilize Six Sigma tools including Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) during new product development to align to purchasing goals.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Scope management

  • Voice of the Customer

  • Schedule Management

  • Resource plan management

  • Integrated Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (iDFMEA)

  • Stakeholder management

  • Six Sigma tools including Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Critical Parameter Management; Manage execution

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Positions require a Master’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, or related field and 2 years of experience as a Mechanical, Customer, Manufacturing, Product, or Project Engineer, or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, or related field and 5 years of experience as a Mechanical, Customer, Manufacturing, Product, or Project Engineer, or related position.JOB SITE: Columbus, Indiana

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go towww.cummins.comand refer to Job ID #IN738

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 10, 2019, 11:00:00 PM

Unposting Date Apr 26, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190001CJ