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Cummins Inc. Operations Manager in Fridley, Minnesota

Operations Manager


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

  • Providing manufacturing leadership and improvement focus in operations driving results, creating and monitoring measures, providing motivation, and setting expectations in safety, quality, delivery and cost.

  • Communicating with customers, suppliers, shop floor, stakeholders, and staff.

  • Leading annual operating plan, forecasts, and other measurements for manufacturing operations.

  • Provide leadership & strategic vision towards both Exempt and Hourly employees for all of production test at the site and switchgear manufacturing.

  • Managing, coaches, and develops staff; works with employees to set goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.



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

  • Continuous Process Improvement - Recognizes areas in which a process can be improved by properly implementing process improvement and waste reduction methodologies to reduce process cost and improve quality in current manufacturing processes.

  • Organizational savvy - Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

  • Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

  • 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.

  • Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

  • Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

  • Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Health and Safety Fundamentals - Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.

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


  • Significant level of relevant work experience, including managerial, leadership, and budgetary experience, required.

  • This role will report to the Director of Genset Systems & Operations at the Fridley, MN Plant. The role will be expected to provide leadership & strategic vision towards both Exempt and Hourly employees for all of production test at the site and switchgear manufacturing.

  • Experience working within a production test environment, experience leading teams, ability to manage financial operating plans and history of successfully applying lean manufacturing principles would be preferable skills for the successful candidate.


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 6, 2021, 2:02:51 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100062O