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Cummins Inc. Quality Systems Specialist - Senior in Columbus, Indiana

Quality Systems Specialist - Senior


Quality Systems Specialist – Senior

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We are looking for a talented Quality Systems Specialist – Senior to join our team specializing in Quality for our Quality Business in Columbus, IN

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

  • Ensure the local Business Management System is sustained and remains capable of meeting the expectations and requirements of the organization. Applies expertise in the applicable standards (i.e. ISO 9001 / TS 16949, etc.) to drive significant continuous improvement for customers and the business.Ensure the organization has implemented the requirements of the current versions of Business Management System standards (i.e., ISO 9001 and TS 16949, the AIAG Core Tools, etc) in a way that supports the achievement of business measures and goal tree objectives.

  • Provide recognized expertise in the applicable standards (i.e. ISO 9001, TS 16949, etc) to coach business personnel across the various functional areas. Serve as the key communication link between the organization and the BU and Corporate Quality leadership. Ensure key business processes are identified and documented at an appropriate level, including those key to management (for example, Management Review, Internal Audits, Corrective/Preventive Action, and Continuous Improvement), to enable reduction of variation within processes.

  • Promote process ownership among leadership, including their descriptions of the interactions between their processes (i.e. Process Mgmt Control Plans - SIPOCs, turtle diagrams, etc) as contained in the business management system manual. Ensure an effective management review process is installed in the organization focused on continuous improvement relative to specific customer requirements and other goal tree objectives and measures.

  • Maintain the Business Management System (Quality) manual. This manual will include the scope of the management system, the documented procedures or reference to them, and a description of the interactions between the processes of the management system. Manage the internal audit program and resulting process for continuous improvement.

  • Serve as the point of contact for and manage 2nd & 3rd Party audit activities & their output, including Business Management System certification as well as managing the quality and timeliness of responses to the registrar. Oversee delivery of quality systems related education.Promote the use of the standard Cummins Quality Management Systems (CQMS), including serving as a liaison with BU and Corporate Quality for implementation, education and use.


Education, Licenses, Certifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience

Trained Green Belt or higher

Internal Auditor Certification

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Minimum 2 years of professional experience in a Quality role (QE, SQIE, etc)

Lead small teams

Solving problems

Give presentations

Preparing reports and recommendations

Work with minimal supervision

To work within defined boundaries (Procedures and Processes)

  • Identifies improvements based on metrics data.

  • Responsible for DMS and CQMS systems as it relates to CEFS Quality Business System.

  • Leverages best practices from CEFS Quality Systems Globally and across the various BU’s.

  • To be effective in the role strong collaboration and communication with Components and EBU entities.

  • Facilitate the discovery / discussion / decision of the key processes, as well as driving the documentation by process owners / functional owners in support of business strategies and tactics.

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, General Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 20, 2021, 3:19:16 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100070S