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4 May 2021

Full-Time Robustness Optimization Leader (potential remote)-210001XD

Cummins Inc – Posted by Cummins Inc Columbus, Indiana, United States

Job Description


We are looking for a talented Robustness Optimization Leader to join our team specializing in Simulation Based Product Development for Cummins Tech Center in Columbus, IN (potential remote within travel distance).


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

* Define and execute Simulation Based Product Development key initiatives on “Driving Robustness for Customer Uses” to improve quality and efficiency while ensuring product compliance.

* Engage business units to develop and execute a 5-year roadmap to develop products that are truly robust to sources of variation.

* Identify, plan & engage in projects which develop, apply & refine solutions within active programs – focusing on high impact business needs.

* Incorporate relevant aspects of advancements outside of Cummins into the 5-year roadmap.  Be recognized as a worldwide technical expert.

* Be the key change champion to lead Cummins robustness capability improvement efforts globally and provides technical leadership for the business’s most complex global technical challenges.

* Coaches and mentors the future technical leaders across multiple global business units and levels within Cummins.

* Coordinates and directs the work of cross functional, large scale global project teams.





To be successful in this role you will need the following:

* Product Problem Solving – solves product problems using a process that protects the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; and identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

* Decision quality – make good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

* Strategic mindset – see ahead to future possibilities and translate them into breakthrough strategies.

* Communicates effectively – develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

* Builds networks – effectively build formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

* Manages complexity – make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.



* College, university, or equivalent bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

* Six Sigma Certification, Design of Experiments and Robust Design Experiments

* 10+ years professional experience in Engineering/Product Development required.

* Cross Business Unit/Function/Region experience within a matrixed environment needed.

* Experience in engine system performance/controls desired.

* Demonstrated capability and experience leading a global initiative to fruition desired.


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 Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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

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