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Cummins Inc. Materials Manager - Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies in Galesburg, Michigan

Materials Manager - Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies


Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create automated transmission products. 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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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is a joint venture between Eaton and Cummins, Inc. producing industry-leading medium- and heavy-duty automated transmission products to OEM customers around the globe. Our business thrives with talent from diverse skillsets and backgrounds. Grow your career by joining this exceptional collaboration opportunity that embraces innovative thinking, compelling creativity, and customer-focus.

This is an exciting opportunity in Galesburg, MI for a Materials Manager.

The Material Manager ensures linkage between the purchasing function and manufacturing facilities. Responsible for continuity of supply by serving as a communications conduit between suppliers and manufacturing.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Short-term and long-term capacity management:

  • Monitor and assess current, short-term and long-term capacity constraints

  • Maintain close relationship with global Sales, Demand Planning and Supply Chain teams to maintain firm grasp on demand inputs by region

  • Maintain a capacity management tool to keep constraints visible and drive appropriate actions

  • Partner with internal partners and suppliers to develop strategies to relieve constraints

Daily Supply Chain Execution:

  • Develop daily operating system to ensure parts availability to meet global demand and build plans

  • Raise constraints and execute mitigation plans immediately in response to any potential shortages

  • Manage suppliers to ensure contractual obligations are being met

  • Communicate implementation of engineering changes impacting supply chain continuity to avoid disruption

  • Review and approve/reject expedited freight as needed – collaborate with suppliers to mitigate future needs for expedited freight

Maintains Supplier Relationships:

  • Routine touch points with high priority vendors to monitor performance, address issues and inform of demand changes when needed

  • Address supply chain failures swiftly to ensure operations stability; escalate as appropriate

  • Partner with Category Managers to deliver supplier performance reviews

Supplier Performance Management:

  • Partner with appropriate resources to issue long-term agreements and ensure they are updated as required and stored in accessible location.

  • Develop measurement system to assess supplier performance vs. long-term agreements

  • Develop measurement system to ensure YOY productivity is occurring as contractually expected.

Premium Freight:

  • Develop measurement system to monitor premium freight spend, identify outstanding issues and swiftly address with vendors

  • Ensure premium freight ownership and accountability is clearly stated into all long-term agreements

  • Monitor performance of each supplier and assess vs. premium freight agreement in long-term agreements

  • Responsible for AOP planning and performance vs. target

Inventory Management:

  • Partner with local supply chain teams at manufacturing locations to develop and execute upon inventory strategies

  • Accountable to maintain a strategic inventory profile at ECJV manufacturing locations and strategic supplier locations

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

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in a related business field such as supply chain management

  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience required

  • Prior experience may encompass: Inventory management, supply chain management, supplier negotiations, supplier relationship management, global experience, etc.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Eaton Cummins and E-verify

At Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, 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. Eaton Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies 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.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies today.

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Primary Location United States-Michigan-Kalamazoo-US, MI, Galesburg, Eaton Cummins JV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 12, 2021, 2:49:11 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007L7