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Cummins Inc. Global IBP Leader and Chief of Staff in Columbus, Indiana

Global IBP Leader and Chief of Staff


Global IBP Leader and Chief of Staff

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We are looking for a talented Global IBP Leader and Chief of Staff to join our team.

  • Provides overall leadership, management, and strategic direction of the IBP (Integrated Business Planning) process and activities across all planning areas for a small to mid-size business, business segment, or line of business. Leads the design and improvement of IBP Reviews and related activities for the business, ensuring functional excellence and long-term effectiveness of the IBP process. Leads (as Facilitator) the monthly Integrated Optimization (IO) process and IO Review. Leads (as Facilitator) the monthly Management Business Review (MBR).

  • Supports the IBP Program Leader actively leading the IO step to deliver business results.

  • Develops and implemenst standard processes and routines through the month with a focus on measures and processes (ensure whole IBP process is scheduled throughout the year).

  • Ensures the process delivers business value with reference to assumptions, the Strategy, Business Plan and Annual Plans to determine gaps and actions.

  • Integrates company-wide projects, business results, issues, and resource requirements through IO, ensuring linkages are established and not undermined.

  • Deploys the IBP Policy on behalf of the Business Leader, ensuring IBP is the primary process for managing the business, with old elements removed e.g. redundant meetings.

  • Designs and develops the monthly pack for the Management Business Review and ensures it is compelling and effective in focusing on key issues and delivering robust proposals.

  • Ensures the links to Demand, Product and Supply Chain teams, enabling discussions and sharing of information.

  • Provides leadership to orchestrate process and drive issue resolution at all levels.

  • Helps to close gaps by providing appropriate challenge and insight.

  • Attends reviews on a regular basis to critique and coaches the content.

  • Assists in the development of the business strategy and business plans.

  • Maintains overall IBP process integrity and drive continuous improvement to achieve capability within the process.

  • Effectively on-boards key, new people into the process, ensuring they are educated appropriately.

  • Attends reviews on a regular basis to critique and coach the content, process and behaviors.

  • Provides coaching and mentoring, and encourages decision making at the appropriate level.



  • Quality Leadership (Cummins Operating System) - Demonstrates knowledge of Cummins Operating Systems (COS); applies Total Quality Management (TQM) principles and customer centric mindset; uses COS and TQM practices to assess performance, set strategy aligned with business need and create consistency of purpose for continuously improving products, processes, services; enables data driven proactive decision making to achieve zero defects and removes barriers to enable line of sight to customers; uses metrics to drive continuous improvement.

  • Supply Chain Knowledge - Influences, with the ability to concisely explain and/or elaborate on, the multi-disciplined and end-to-end integration of the flow of information, products, and services to achieve the desired result for the end customer within the first-fit or aftermarket business segments while balancing the tensions of inventory, cost, and delivery.

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

  • Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Drives vision and purpose - Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.

  • Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.

  • Green Belt certification preferred.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


  • 5-7 years of experience required, including budgetary experience.

  • Broad business knowledge required.

  • Chief of staff as the additional unique responsibilities.

  • Manage the SC & Quality Staff meeting schedule, including scheduling meeting content and agenda

  • Provide department leaders with recommendations and consultation to improve teamwork across the organization.

  • Assist team members to determine and prioritize business strategies based on IBP meetings

  • Determine key performance indicators and how to measure team performance as well as assign and track action items

  • Track Progress the TE journey for the team.

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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 16, 2023, 1:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Electronics and Fuel Systems

Req ID: 230001X2