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Cummins Inc. Strategy Director - Filtration (Hybrid) in Nashville, Tennessee

Strategy Director - Filtration (Hybrid)


We are looking for a talented Strategy Director to join our team specializing in Strategy & Market Intelligence for our Filtration Segment in Nashville, TN. This is a hybrid role with regular travel to Nashville.

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

  • Leads and directs multiple business strategy projects that produce recommendations for addressing major strategic issues, identify major growth opportunities and develop business plans for realizing these opportunities; projects may involve the creation of a new business venture, such as a joint venture, equity alliance, acquisition, etc.

  • Leads and directs teams in the design and development of strategy.

  • Works closely with the COO, Executives and their staff, Board of Directors and other key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Communicates complex strategy topics clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences through both written and oral communication.

  • Anticipates needs of the business with a strategic mindset; applies strategic frameworks to analyze problems and develop solutions.

  • Drives continuous improvement for the strategy function to drive consistency and sustainability.

  • Determines incoming project prioritization, develops, manages, motivates, coaches, and mentors staff; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering project demands, employee skills and development needs.


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

Balances stakeholders - anticipate and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Thought Leadership - demonstrates independence and insightfulness through objectively approaching problems with creativity and appropriate development and use of frameworks.

Team Engagement - engages with project team members formally in team meetings and informally in a manner that helps draw out the best from all team members while respecting the diversity of the team.

Strategy Core Project Output Creation - drives project output through an insight-driven approach that is founded on efficient and prioritized usage of the resources, and high-quality, credible research and analysis.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Master’s degree in business administration or equivalent degree preferred

  • Deep strategy knowledge in industrial markets required. Filtration industry experience desired.

  • 5-7 years pure strategy experience

​​​​​​​ 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-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Filtration Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 8, 2021, 8:50:37 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Filtration

Req ID: 210006LH