Cummins Inc. Power Generation Project Manager : Data Centers in Portland, Oregon

Power Generation Project Manager : Data Centers


Data Center - Power Generation ProjectManager

Extraordinary Technology RequiresExtraordinary People!

Our Distribution business delivers reliable, durable, high performing products for our global partners. You are key to our customers’ success. Working with industry leading technology and diagnostic tools, you will deliver solutions that build your knowledge base and fuel your career.


Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area. Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.

  • Leadsmultiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planningsessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives ofeach project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performancegoals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones,and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline.

  • Identifies,tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

  • Monitors andcommunicates project status to project team.

  • Plans andmonitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input intothe design and development of project plans and timelines.

  • Managesproject risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with otherson the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.

  • Documents andshares team learning's with other teams; draws on other project teamexperiences to enhance the success of the project.

  • Maintainsproject notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicateswith Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects andassignments.

  • Identifiesand assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guidesand coaches team members through various stages of the project; providesdevelopmental feedback to team members.

If you want to develop your career with the industry leader who gives you the innovative technology you love to work with and empowers you to deliver a service you can be proud of – then Cummins is where you need to be.



  • Issue Management - Maintains a cross-functional project issues list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue's level of importance. Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan.

  • Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents).

  • Schedule Management - Develops and maintains a cross-functional schedule. Proficient at one or more schedule management tools. Knows the right level of detail needed to use the tool effectively.

  • Resource Plan Management - Develops and manages a cross-functional resource plan for a project. Knows the right level of detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively.

  • Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.

  • Business Planning/Strategy - Familiar with tools for financial analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get assistance.

  • Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the more detailed hand-offs between functional areas on a project, and knows the detailed work of at least one functional area.

  • Project Risk Management - Leads teams in the development of a project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary, and identifies and manages the actions to mitigate the risk.

Education, Licenses, and Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.


  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.

  • 3 - 5 years relevant experience required.Equipment Vendor, Electrical or General Contractor project management experience preferred. Experience in the Data Center industry is beneficial.

  • Knowledge of power generation products, ability to interface with Contractors, Consulting Engineers, Vendors, knowledge of codes, and strong research capabilities.

  • Candidate needs to have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Must possess strong organizational and planning skills and be capable of multitasking on a variety of complex tasks.

  • Must be data and process orientated/driven.

  • Must be tenacious and engage issues all the way through resolution by tapping into any resources required.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment with Sales, Production, Purchasing, Project Administration, and Service teams.

  • Must possess a good base understanding of project financials.

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.

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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .


Primary Location United States-Oregon-Portland-US, OR, Portland, Cummins Northwest Inc

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 11, 2018, 12:18:16 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003X9