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Cummins Inc. Senior Project Manager - Purchasing - Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies in Galesburg, Michigan

Senior Project Manager - Purchasing - Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies


Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create automated transmission products. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a joint venture between Eaton and Cummins, Inc. producing industry-leading medium- and heavy-duty automated transmission products to OEM customers around the globe. Our business thrives with talent from diverse skillsets and backgrounds. Grow your career by joining this exceptional collaboration opportunity that embraces innovative thinking, compelling creativity, and customer-focus.

This is an exciting opportunity in Galesburg, Michigan for a Senior Project Manager- Purchasing.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Lead global supply chain and cross functional teams on multiple projects to support ECJV portfolio execution, owning project scope, cost, and overall timing.

  • Develops performance metrics, manages tracking and communication of performance against the program metrics with senior leadership, internal and external stakeholders regularly

  • Proactively monitor and resolve daily risks which could impact supply continuity. Works to anticipate, communicate and mitigate future risks to projects; ability to find quick resolution

  • Manage multi-million-dollar project budgets including supply chain expenses and capital spending for supply chain related projects

  • Actively captures and shares best practices within project team and program management team to foster a continuous learning environment

  • Can motivate a team and successfully drive for results through others

  • Clearly able to communicate and quantify program trade-offs when making decisions

  • Identify and execute functional excellence projects to build organizational capabilities within the SCM function

  • Review, craft and implement documentation and agreements related to conducting business with suppliers

  • Engage with cross-functional stakeholders to advise and steer source selection process for NPD initiatives


  • 10 years of relevant project management experience and executing projects on time

  • Significant level of leadership experience

  • Experience planning large project, working through ambiguity and developing a clear project scope.

  • Manage and resolve risks that come up on a daily basis and looking into the future to mitigate future risks to projects; ability to find quick resolution

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate to all levels of the organization on program status

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Eaton Cummins and E-verify

At Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, 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. Eaton Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies 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.

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Primary Location United States-Michigan-Kalamazoo-US, MI, Galesburg, Eaton Cummins JV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 21, 2021, 3:57:20 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210003SF