Cummins Inc. Continuous Improvement (CI) Specialist - HOURLY in Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Continuous Improvement (CI) Specialist - HOURLY


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. 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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Cummins develops industry-leading after-treatment technology designed to meet our customers’ needs for performance and reliability, while optimizing fuel economy and cost savings. We are a global leader in designing, manufacturing and integrating exhaust after-treatment solutions to meet the highest emissions standards worldwide. Cummins helps customers meet tomorrow’s emissions standards today with innovative, flexible and integrated technology for light-, medium-, heavy-duty and high-horsepower commercial on- and off-highway markets.

This is an exciting opportunity in Mineral Points, Wisconsin for a Continuous Improvement (CI) Specialist.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation

This CI Project Manager is responsible for develop, implement, manage and sustain plant-wide projects and initiatives under Cummins Operations Excellence guidance. Lead and mentor teams to achieve significant and long-lasting improvements

Key Responsibilities:

§ Execute strategies pertaining to the deployment of 10 COS practices in the plant under the guidance of the CI / OE group leader and all FE leaders

§ Assist in the development of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) initiative across the plant and ensure TPM programs are being sustained

§ Identify and define opportunities for Kaizen projects for both shop floor and office operations

§ Identify opportunities to lead 5S initiative in both shop floor and office areas and ensure 5S programs are being sustained

§ Coordinate Value Stream Transformations on multiple lines/areas in the plant targeting PBIT savings/cost reductions

§ Participate in improvement projects in various functions including materials, manufacturing and quality

§ Perform other duties as directed by the CI /OE group leader


Skills & Abilities:

§ Ability to work well with others, as well as individually

§ Good computer skills (Excel, Word, Web based)

§ Knowledge of all departments and manufacturing processes within the plant

§ Working knowledge of Industrial and Lean Manufacturing tools

§ Ability to collect, analyze data and make quantitative decisions

§ Good written and oral communication skills

§ Detail oriented, Ability to follow directions, Flexibility

§ Leadership qualities, Self-motivated, Motivator

§ Basic Problem Analysis Skills

Education & Experience:

§ 1-2 years experience working in a similar position is preferred

§ Have participated in 5S or Kaizen events

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Madison-US, WI, Mineral Point, FGD Nelson Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Sep 10, 2018, 2:01:23 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800067S