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Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Manager in Craiova, Romania

Manufacturing 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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Power Systems Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. 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.

Our generator plant in Craiova needs an experienced Lead Manufacturing Engineer to design and implement effective, lean manufacturing processes and ensure preventative maintenance is carried out on all facilities and production lines to keep down time at a minimum. You will oversee a team of 20 engineers, delegating tasks, ensuring KPI’s are met and developing capabilities and skills sets.

This is the perfect position for you if you are motivated by change and have an eye for spotting opportunities for continuous improvement and streamlining production. You need to be a natural people person who proactively encourages team development and leads by example.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Oversee the daily activities of Manufacturing and Maintenance Engineers; including managing team members, housekeeping, health and safety, and meeting production and maintenance targets.

  • Motivating and developing the team, encouraging open communication and creating an environment of continuous improvement and efficiency.

  • Managing the teams attendance, discipline and development.

  • Lead the planning, design and implementation of production processes in the plant.

  • Develop and maintains plant layouts, floor space requirements and equipment capacity.

  • Eliminate waste and streamline flow and processes using lean methodologies.

  • Ensure assembly times are monitored and documented, and related issues tracked, to provide input on needed improvements

  • Oversee all maintenance activities, ensuring daily tasks are delegated and the team remain compliant with the site CMMS system

  • Manage external maintenance contractors, ensuring work is completed on time and within budget.

  • Provide daily shift reports in regards to plant maintenance including; highlighting downtime, performance and availability of equipment.

  • Ensure all Health & Safety guidelines are met and adhered to, also promoting all company values, policies and procedures in all aspects and areas of work.


Skills and Experience Preferred:

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Previous experience in a leadership role from a fast paced, manufacturing environment is essential for this position.

  • Demonstrated skills in communication, interpersonal relations, and ability to inspire individuals to improve performance.

  • Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement methodologies would be advantageous.

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, PLC Programming and automation who be beneficial in this position.

  • Must be able to communicate in Romanian and English to a high standard.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • An engineering degree or significant, related work experience is required for this role.

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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Primary Location Romania-Dolj-Craiova-Romania, Craiova, Newage AvK Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 2, 2019, 6:29:43 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900028C