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Cummins Inc. Warehouse Manager in Ankeny, Iowa

Warehouse Manager


Oversee daily operations of the warehouse, including freight, shipping and receiving of goods, and production support.

Ensure that all items are properly stored in an efficient and organized manner.

Maintain a high level of accuracy in day to day operations, ensure inventory is accurate and controlled.

Ensure a clean and tidy working environment to aid operational efficiency.

Ensure efficient and effective use of warehouse space.

Continuously review ways to aid efficiency, add value and reduce costs as well as delivering continuous improvement initiatives.

Create and implement best practice warehousing principles, policies, and processes, to aid and improve operational performance.

Identify any systems improvements and drive through recommendations for change.

Coach, manage, and develop the warehouse staff to optimize performance and meet targets and deadlines.

Set department objectives / KPI’s and review and assess on going performance.

Coordinate and schedule the activities of workers, and hold team accountable.

Communicate with staff on a regular basis to make them aware of priorities, goals, and operational requirements.

To plan and maintain daily supply chain operations for critical suppliers or customers in materials, production, inventory, logistics, customer service, demand management, or order fulfillment. Ensures internal and external customers' expectations and requirements are met.

Achieving and continuously improving customer service levels, and/or manage inventory levels and targets, and managing supply and demand within the Supply Chain.

Ensures internal and external customers' expectations and requirements are met.

Manage the daily operational processes for a critical segment of the supply chain.

Eliminate potential supply chain failures as part of the daily planning process.

Champion preventive practices to eliminate expediting to supply chain leadership as appropriate to prevent problems.

Lead cross functional stakeholders to develop and implement short and mid-term tactical improvements.

Complies with communication plans and processes to ensure stakeholders’ needs are met.

Leverage common processes tools, and information systems.

Approve system strategies and advise on changes to planning systems parameters as required.

Analyze and interpret KPIs to identify areas for improvement and action plans.

Lead Six Sigma and functional process improvement teams.

Liaise with functional stakeholders to mitigate mid-term supplier or customer constraints.

Mentor and coach supply chain planners.

Ensure common processes are being utilized and internal controls are in place.



Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

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

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

Lean and 5S experience a plus.

Intermediate level of relevant work experience required.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

B.S or B.A in applicable field

Intermediate level of relevant work experience required.

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-Iowa-Des Moines-US, IA, Ankeny, Cummins Central Power - EIC

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 23, 2019, 9:40:49 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190003WL