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Cummins Inc. Network Production Scheduling Manager in Columbus, Indiana

Network Production Scheduling Manager


We are looking for a talented Network Production Scheduling Manager to join our team specializing in Demand Planning for our First Fit Planning organization.

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

  • Ensure product is offered to support customer demand by managing capacity constraints to meet target lead times.

  • Develop effective tools and processes to manage production schedules, ensuring these are achievable at all times, based on demonstrated capacity and material availability, to best meet customer demand.

  • Act as the primary liaison between Materials, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, OMCS, Marketing & Sales, and other functional areas.

  • Create and maintains a capacity requirements plan that supports the master production schedule (MPS).

  • Plan, prepare, maintain and report on the performance of the MPS.

  • Manage, coach, and mentor professional; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates works assignments considering employee skills and development needs

  • Lead continuous improvement projects that align with Cummins Operating System and Functional Excellence direction and leverage common processes tools, and information systems.

  • 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.

  • Support multiple manufacturing facilities in MPS alignment including alignment between the engine and supporting components plants


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

  • Bachelor's degree is required, Master’s degree in supply chain or business is preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in Demand Planning

  • Minimum of 5 years working as a leader in supply chain

  • This is a remote role with travel as required (25-40%) to centralized planning locations or plants

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, 525 Irwin Office Building IOB

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 17, 2022, 10:24:57 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 2200070J