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Cummins Inc. Plant Manager - CEP in Columbus, Indiana

Plant Manager - CEP


We are looking for a talented Plant Manager to join our team specializing in operations for our Cummins Engine Business Segment headquartered in Columbus, Indiana. The role is designated onsite , and requires a relocation to Columbus, Indiana.

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

  • Directs, manages, and leads a cross functional team to ensure speed, dependability, and efficiency in plant operations

  • Directs and manages relationships to exceed customer needs

  • Directs and manages all plant functions to meet deliverables and drive improvements

  • Directs the use of Cummins values, processes, and procedures, including promoting the right environment

  • Directs the development of strategies and goals to meet the overall business unit and enterprise objectives

  • Directs the impacts between the plant and the overall operations and supply chain

  • Drives internal and external cross-functional interactions

  • Leads the development of operational plans and monitors performance while maintaining budgetary oversight responsibilities

  • Coaches and motivates staff, provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering employee skills and development needs


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

Strategic Mindset : seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies

Influence :ability to influence and collaborate with all levels of the organization including senior executives while building cross functional relationships

Leadership :coaches and motivates staff, provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering employee skills and development needs

Drives engagement : creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives

Action oriented : taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

Health and Safety Fundamentals : champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting, and participating in actions to improve health and safety to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace

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

Operating Team Cross-Functional Excellence : distinguishes the roles and responsibilities of operating team members and facilitates frequent technical and administrative discussions with the team to identify improvement opportunities within a manufacturing facility

Develops talent : developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals

Financial acumen : interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions

Drives vision and purpose : painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action

Plans and align : planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

Manages complexity : making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems


  • College, university, or equivalent bachelor’s degree required

  • Broad business leadership experience, including managerial, budgetary, and cross-functional experience, required

  • Strategy, long term planning and execution of New Product Introduction, capacity expansion and alignment with future market demand, required

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, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 6, 2022, 9:53:25 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 220002ZX