Cummins Inc. Materials Planning Leader -- Upfit (Location Flexible) in Indianapolis, Indiana
Materials Planning Leader -- Upfit (Location Flexible)
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We are looking for a talented Materials Planning Leader- Upfit (Location Flexible) to join our team specializing in Materials Planning for our Distribution Business Segment in Indianapolis, Indiana/ your remote home office.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
Lead efforts within one or more Supply Chain functions including materials, production, inventory, logistics, demand management and order fulfillment. Ensures internal and external customers' expectations and requirements are met from end to end in each of the supply chains.
Manage daily operations across functions to ensure a dependable and efficient supply chain.
Lead continuous improvement projects that align with Cummins Operating System and Functional Excellence direction and leverage common processes tools, and information systems.
Support Corporate Supply Chain initiatives and lead the cross Business Unit planning processes to ensure intra-company alignment.
Mitigate long term supplier constraints by collaborating with functional stakeholders.
Create common supply chain processes and procedures by establishing collaborative business partner relationships.
Approach daily problem solving and continuous improvement opportunities strategically and tactically to achieve performance targets.
Develop, understand and improve necessary Key Performance Indicators.
Analyze operational trends and develop corrective action plans.
Address supply chain failures promptly to ensure operations stability; escalate as appropriate.
Prepare and manage an annual operating plan including expense resources, and capital.
Manage, coach, and develop staff; work with employees to set goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.
Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
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.
Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
Inventory Management and Optimization - Uses analytics and algorithms to determine the optimal level of inventory investment across the end-to-end supply chain within specific constraints (warehouse space, customer delivery, etc.); provides guidance and expertise on planning parameter refinement; develops inventory strategies to support Cummins' strategy and not just a business unit strategy.
Materials KPI Management - Operates in relation to recent or historical outputs as compared to expectations of the organization to determine next steps to drive improvement; assesses gaps to the supply chain performance against the expectation of achieving target deliverables; interprets KPIs to understand end-customer impact; strategically balances trade-offs to influence one KPI while minimizing the impact to others.
Materials Planning Parameters - Aligns parameters (minimum order quantity, multiple order quantity, lead time, part cost, etc.) to balance the supply and demand plans while stabilizing the supply chain; runs changes to parameter settings in the planning environment and analyzes the impact to customer delivery and inventory.
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.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
B.S or BA in applicable field, MBA preferred
This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.
Significant level of relevant work experience required.
This role is primarily responsible for the management of all materials planning and scheduling activities to support Cummins Sales and Service North America's upfit centers. Candidate should demonstrate capability to balance on time delivery and inventory values as well as instilling best practices around scheduling and planning. Significant cross functional stakeholder engagement is required.
Compensation and Benefits
- Salary range is $112,000- $168,000. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after taking into account relevant factors, including a candidate's qualifications and experience where appropriate.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.
Job SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING
Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Apr 25, 2023, 11:00:00 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Organization Distribution Business
Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote
Req ID: 230003QV