Cummins Inc. Supplier Quality Manager in Columbus, Indiana
Supplier Quality Manager
Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.
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Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.
Your impact will happen in these and other ways:
Manages the assurance of continuous improvement towarddefect-free processes that meet or exceed customer needs in the supported plant.
Responsible for the overall assessment and improvement of the people capabilities, processes, and tools that are critical to the quality assurance programs and processes.
Manages the resolution and follow-up of quality issues with internal and external customers and suppliers.
Manages, mentors, and develops staff; leads the assessment and establishment of education, training, and skills profiles for quality professionals.
Participates in project selection and analysis; advises staff on prioritization of projects.
Oversees projects budget progress and leads cost control activities for assigned teams.
Reinforces customer-led quality focus in the supported organization.
Establishes and maintains quality assurance standards, procedures, and controls.
Serves as a key quality representative for supplier and customer audits.
Manages post-implementation exercises to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.
Follows Six Sigma methodologies in the process of identifying, selecting, tracking, progressing through, and assessing the success of projects and initiatives.
Skills & Experience Required:
Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.
Quality Leadership (Cummins Operating System) - Demonstrates knowledge of the Cummins Operating System, quality management systems by applying the ten practices to assess business segment and functional performance, set strategy aligned with business needs and create consistency of purpose for continuously improving products, processes, services; enables data driven decision making and removes barriers to enable individuals to have line of sight to the customer; uses metrics to drive continuous improvement.
Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.
Advanced Product Quality Planning - Leads the technical quality planning and ensures customer satisfaction through structured and measurable processes as defined by industry standard.
Quality System Management - Guides in the practice and application of quality system standards required by international certification bodies, industry specific regulatory authorities and customer’s contractually specified requirements
Supplier Quality Management - Leads all aspects of supplier quality management; helps develop strategy and collaborative supplier partnerships; identifies supplier innovation capabilities; contributes to supplier audit and certification process; tracks supplier performance metrics and acts to quickly resolve issues to improve supplier quality performance.
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.
Minimum of 7 years professional experience,including supervisory experience required.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree 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.
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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Jun 12, 2019, 9:30:00 AM
Unposting Date Sep 11, 2019, 9:29:00 AM
Req ID: 190002GE