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Cummins Inc. IT - Product Lead in Indianapolis, Indiana

IT - Product Lead


We are looking for a IT Product Lead for our Distribution Business Segment locate in Indianapolis IN.


  • Leads relationship management between IT and business to identify and interpret voice of the customer, manage strategic requirements and priorities, maximize business value of technology investments, enable cross-functional collaboration, and drive innovation to meet business goals.


  • The Product IT Lead leads the product group and vision for how IT will strategically partner with the North American Distribution business function to meet strategic business goals.

  • Owns the vision for relationship management, product delivery and operations aligned to North American Distribution business and technology goals.

  • Partners closely with business, infrastructure, cyber security, risk & compliance, and other shared services to ensure successful product delivery and operations.

  • Active member of the Distribution North America IT leadership team, helping to support the operations of the business.

Guiding Principles:

  • Exceptional knowledge of the software development cycle and project management methodologies.

  • Has an expert understanding of product development and delivery frameworks, especially Agile framework, DevOps practices and services.

  • Experience with budgeting and financial reporting for multiple products / services.


  • Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

  • Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

  • Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

  • Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

  • Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

  • Release Planning - Plans and manages the release of capabilities, features or products using inputs from the prioritized roadmap, planning, available resources and skills to communicate expected availability and releases of capability.

  • IT Supplier Relationships - Leverages a vendor management framework to manage strategic supplier relationships and supplier performance based on business need throughout the contract life using the required processes and tools to control costs, drive service excellence, mitigate risks, and gain increased value from the suppliers.

  • Project Resource Management - Develops resource (expense and headcount) plans using recommended project management tools and processes to manage resources effectively

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, University, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

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-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 8, 2021, 4:29:11 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210002F8