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Cummins Inc. Returnable Packaging Program Director (Remote) in Columbus, Indiana

Returnable Packaging Program Director (Remote)


Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Returnable Packaging Program Director to join our team specializing in Packaging Functional Excellence for Cummins globally . This role can be remote from your home office.

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

  • Leadership of the design and establishment of a Returnable Packaging Management Program for Cummins globally starting with North America.

  • Direction of the program design involving - IT (tracking and management), Planning, Operations, Processes, Organization and Governance.

  • Regular communication of program implementation status and performance results to the supply chain leadership team and other key stakeholders.

  • Optimize return on investment through effectively establishing and implementing a returnable packaging strategy


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

  • Proven and extensive experience in implementing and managing returnable packaging programs on a large network scale. Packaging waste reduction is instrumental in meeting our goal.

  • Experience managing program funding, tying demand forecasting to returnable packaging management and reporting ROI.

  • Experience in implementing tracking software which enables location reporting, asset balancing and alignment to forecast

  • Project management - Establish and maintain the scope, schedule and resources of the program.

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

  • Manage complexity - make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve returnable packaging problems.

  • Customer and supplier focus - building strong relationships and delivering solutions.


  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary range: $121,000 – $162,500 - Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after taking into account 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, 525 Irwin Office Building IOB

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 15, 2021, 6:31:30 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210003MA