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Cummins Inc. Senior Manager, Smart Factory Process & Systems in Fletcher, North Carolina

Senior Manager, Smart Factory Process & Systems


Senior Manager, Smart Factory Process & Systems

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We are looking for a talented Senior Manager, Smart Factory Process & Systems to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Components Business Segment in Columbus, Fletcher, NC/ or you home office.

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

  • Identifies and implements advanced or complex digital design manufacturing solutions using data, models and simulations. Leads, co-leads, or advises manufacturing teams. Demonstrates advanced comprehensive manufacturing knowledge for the application of digital tools.

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge or use of digital technology as it applies to manufacturing in a wide range of work situations.

  • Uses data, models, and simulations to virtually analyze manufacturing systems to reduce risks and timing.

  • Applies the use of prognostics in the applications of preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and product quality.

  • Integrates the total impact of digital manufacturing technology as it applies to advanced or new manufacturing solutions for a safe environment while balancing cost, quality, and delivery.

  • Develops and leads either large or complex projects.

  • Develops and drives standardization for manufacturing.

  • Manages projects in a cross functional environment and has the ability to lead matrixed and dotted line teams.

  • Coaches and mentors manufacturing personnel.

  • Serves as the technical expert for one or more manufacturing digital disciplines.

  • Develops, advises, and recommends long term resolutions to systemic manufacturing problems.

  • Collaborates and/or solves complex manufacturing issues and provides solutions across the Cummins-wide network.



  • Manufacturing Analysis Led Design - Uses digital tools to model and simulate manufacturing processes, equipment and performance to make data driven decisions before changes are made and to drive continuous improvements.

  • Manufacturing Prognostics - Applies prognostics techniques by collecting real time equipment conditions and then use advanced analytics and artificial intelligence technologies to project future failures to eliminate unplanned equipment and systems down time.

  • Controls System Security - Develops and implements Controls System Security by specifying, reviewing, and approving company-owned and/or supplier designs for new equipment or upgrades to existing equipment to ensure our manufacturing controls and systems are secure.

  • Factory Automation and Control Systems - Implements changes to further automate manufacturing processes using available technology, programming techniques, and identifying needed material and resources for project completion to provide the optimum automation for the manufacturing environment.

  • Data Mining - Extracts insights from data by identifying relationships and patterns through use of a suite of data exploration and data visualization techniques to understand the underlying structure of the data and enable sound conclusions upon model building.

  • Sensor Technology and Measurement - Selects and applies the sensor technology, performing measurements in the acquired data that leads to the correct analysis and conclusion to help differentiate products that meet quality standards from non-conforming products.

  • Controls Networking - Implements new and improved technologies and methods capable of transferring information from multiple inputs either within a local production process or into databases to link machines together or to analyze the process for overall operation enhancements.

  • Manufacturing Knowledge - Demonstrates the knowledge of manufacturing by correctly implementing changes in current processes, equipment, and applications to meet the function's needs and contribute towards continuous improvement.

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

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

  • Cultivates innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

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

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or related field, or equivalent experience required.

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


  • 5 years of significant relevant work experience required, including manufacturing or manufacturing plant experience and leadership of a large project or multiple projects.

  • Leads strategy to implement MES I 4.0 Standardization globally across Cummins-Meritor

  • Leads Smart Factory implementation and OES

  • Develops and leads OPEX training and standardization and tracking matrix

  • Experience in Manufacturing Preferred

  • Experience working with multiple manufacturing sites desired

  • Industry 4.0 experience

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary range is $114,400-171,600.00. Pay rate will 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-North Carolina-Fletcher-US, NC, Fletcher, Rockwell Dr Mfg

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 19, 2024, 9:30:00 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Meritor

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240004UL