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Operations Leader, Packaging/Upfit Center- Henderson, CO at Cummins in Broomfield, Colorado

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Operations Leader, Packaging/Upfit Center

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 Powering your potential.


Our 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.


This is an exciting opportunity in Henderson, CO for an Operations Leader, Packaging/Upfit Center.

Position description

Manages and leads a cross functional team to ensure speed, dependability and efficiency in plant operations.

Leads and develops relationships to meet customer needs.

Manages and leads all plant functions to meet deliverables and drive improvements.

Leads the use of Cummins values, processes and procedures, including promoting the right environment.

Coaches and develops plant staff.

Develops the strategy, goals, and deliverables for the entire plant.

Leads the impacts between the plant and the overall Supply Chain.

Manages the community involvement.

Drives internal cross-functional interactions


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

Drives vision and purpose - Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.

Operating Team Cross-Functional Excellence - Distinguishes the roles and responsibilities of operating team members and facilitates frequent technical and administrative discussions with the team to identify improvement opportunities within a manufacturing facility.

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

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

Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

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

Health and Safety Fundamentals - Champions and models proactive health and safety behaviors by identifying, reporting and participating in actions to improve health and safety in order to build an interdependent culture and contribute to an injury-free workplace.

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

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.


Significant level of relevant work experience, including managerial, leadership, budgetary, and cross-functional experience, required.

Foster a collaborative relationship with Power Generation Sales Team and  customers.  Obtain ongoing, direct feedback and input on market environment, business needs, plant performance and growth opportunities.

Be the Champion for Health, Safety and Environment for the site and actively create goals that create impact and generate improvement.

Drive diversity and inclusion in all operational aspects to include recruitment and decision making.

Considering the size and complexity of the site, the plant manager is required to be more hands on and be able to roll up his sleeves and get involved in critical issues and be able to coach the team on how to problem solve and drive resolution.      

Accountable to ensure day to day execution of assembly and machining operations to achieve the targets for key metrics for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People.

Active engagement and leadership in developing plant strategy. This is done through active participation in forums such as management reviews, budget planning process, Operations excellence assessments and improvement plans, 4-24 month business planning and talent review processes.

Candidate must meet all eligibility requirements to drive a Company vehicle, including but not limited to:

Must have a current, valid driver's license issued by the state in which they reside.

Must have current motor vehicle liability insurance.

Must abide by all local, state and federal rules and regulations.

No convictions for any driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs charges (DUI) within prior 5 years.

No greater than three (3) moving violations within prior 12 month period.

No greater than 2 avoidable accidents on MVR within prior 3 years.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift 25 pounds occasionally

Must have the physical ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Protective Glasses, Protective Gloves, and Protective Footwear as required.

If selected, candidates must consider this position as primary employment and hold no other jobs with this Company’s competitors, customers, or supplier

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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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