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15 Dec 2021

Full-Time Logistics Project Manager | North America Regional Operating Team – Transportation – 210008AT

Cummins – Posted by Cummins Inc Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Job Description

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Company: Cummins, Inc.

Mission: Making people’s lives better by powering a more prosperous world

Vision: Innovating for our customers to power their success

At Cummins, we empower everyone to grow their careers through meaningful work, building inclusive and equitable teams, coaching, development, and opportunities to make a difference. Across our entire organization, you’ll find engineers, developers, and technicians who are innovating, designing, testing, and building. You’ll also find accountants, marketers, as well as manufacturing, quality and supply chain specialists who are working with technology that’s just as innovative and advanced.

From your first day at Cummins, we’re focused on understanding your talents, current skills, and future goals – and creating a plan to get you there. Your journey begins with planning your development and connecting to diverse experiences designed to spur innovation. From our internships to our senior leadership roles, we attract, hire, and reward the best and brightest from around the world and look to them for new ideas and fresh perspectives.

The Opportunity: Logistics Project Manager | North America Regional Operating Team – Transportation

As part of the Cummins Integrated Logistics Team, this role will be a key member of the Transportation Operations team, specifically focused on leading network optimization initiatives for manufacturing sites in Minneapolis (Fridley), Minnesota, Seymour and Columbus, Indiana and Charleston, South Carolina. This Logistics Project Management role will take the lead in developing value added initiatives from concept to implementation based on data analysis and cross functional input.

We are looking for someone who can be hands on, while also seeing the big picture. Someone who works well across teams as well as with external suppliers and partners such as our transportation 3PL. This is a great role to help build a broader view of the end to end supply chain and the impacts of handoffs between functions.

Key Responsibilities:
• Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; 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 and communicates project status to project team.
• Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.
• Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.
• Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.
• Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.
• Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Skills and Qualifications:
• Demonstrated role competence is required. Prior engagement with Transportation and Logistics experience a plus.
• College, University with equivalent Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field required
• Demonstrated ability to lead teams
• Intermediate level of relevant work experience required
• Experience in driving simplicity through value added process improvement required
• Six Sigma Green Belt a plus
• Leading through ambiguity and uncertainty
• Experience participating in change management initiatives, engaging, collaborating with internal and external team members
• Proactive and accountable work ethic
• Ability to work with remote autonomy and limited oversight
• Strong written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills
• Experience in leveraging Microsoft Office (Excel, Power BI tools) to identify and create data narratives
• Prepared to demonstrate Cummins core values of Integrity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Caring, Excellence and Teamwork

Location is US based, remote.

Compensation and Benefits
Base salary 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

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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