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Cummins Inc. Third Shift Materials Operations Manager in Columbus, Indiana

Third Shift Materials Operations Manager


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.

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We are looking for a talented Third Shift Material Operations Manager to join our team specializing in SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING for our Engine Business Segment in Columbus, Indiana

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

  • Manage all material flow activities in support of business goals

  • Safety/5S, Quality, Delivery, Cost - Own Plant PFEP by working cross-functionally to maintain 100% completion and accuracy while utilizing data as a basis to create most effective & efficient material flow

  • Develop & implement training program incorporating standard work documents as the foundation

  • Ensure Associates in team are appropriately trained and training matrices are maintained

  • Lead the development and implementation of improvement projects to drive improved quality & efficiency

  • Collect & maintain KPI data & analyze to drive improvement projects through various lean 6S methods

  • Define all functionalities related to the IT systems applied within Material Flow process

  • Support the hands-on process when required to cover for absenteeism


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

  • Strong Managerial Skills - Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

  • Materials KPI Management - Operates in relation to recent or historical outputs as compared to expectations of the organization to determine next steps to drive improvement; assesses gaps to the supply chain performance against the expectation of achieving target deliverables; interprets KPIs to understand end-customer impact; strategically balances trade-offs to influence one KPI while minimizing the impact to others.

  • Master Supply Scheduling - Establishes and maintains a valid Master Production Schedule for a family of products, which meets customer’s expectations and requirements while maximizing operational efficiency; validates procurement scheduling, production scheduling, and replenishment planning are aligned to manufacturing and assembly assets for conversion.

  • Materials Planning System Utilization - Uses the materials planning system to manage supply and demand plans taking long-term corrective action on exception messages and other alerts based on root cause analysis; occasionally refers to adhoc tools such as Excel, Access, TOAD, OMS, etc. in performing problem solving, while leveraging the materials planning system as the primary tool in day-to-day operations.

  • B.S or B.A in applicable field

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.

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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, Mid-Range Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 10, 2021, 10:37:57 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210002S9