Cummins Inc. Global Inventory Planning System Manager in Memphis, Tennessee
Global Inventory Planning System Manager
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This is an exciting opportunity in Memphis, TN for a Global Inventory Planning System Manager. Cummins USA is where you can support on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.
Your impact will happen in these and other ways:
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.
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.
Schedule Management - Manages the project schedule using the recommended project management tools and processes to drive completion within the agreed timeline.
Scope Management - Manages a list of project deliverables (scope) using the recommended project management tools and processes to ensure that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.
Project Resource Management - Develops resource (expense and headcount) plans using recommended project management tools and processes to manage resources effectively.
Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.
Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.
Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.
Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
University, or equivalent degree required.
Intermediate level of relevant work experience (5 plus years), including team leadership experience, required.
This position reports directly to the Inventory Systems Program Manager and has no direct reports.
Work closely with Global Supply Chain Materials across all Business Units and Support Functions to implement the global inventory planning system for new sites.
Responsible for maintaining the inventory planning system globally as a system super user, working with global users with questions/issues related to the system, assuring globally common inventory management business processes are applied to project requirements and implementing enhancements/improvements to the system.
This individual will be a key team member of implementing a new global planning solution to replace the existing solution (Xelus).
Interact with all levels of Supply Chain management and users in all regions (Americas, APAC and EMEA).
Additional Skills and Experience:
Inventory Management Knowledge – Advanced level of experience and gained knowledge with Materials Planning management systems (Xelus and related), tools and business processes
Logistics Knowledge – Strong working knowledge and understanding of logistics processes and supply chain tradeoffs relative to the movement of material across regions. Project management experience a plus
Willingness to travel globally as needed (approximately 10% travel required) - not applicable right now due to COVID
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.
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 SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING
Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Memphis-US, TN, Memphis, Distribution Center
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Aug 18, 2020, 7:44:10 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 200001E1