Wellingborough,

**Manufacturing Operations Manager**

**Description**

**Closing date: 30th October 2021**

Our culture believes in _POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL_ . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what _#LifeAtCummins_ is all about.

We are looking for a talented Manufacturing Operations Manager to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Distribution Business Segment in Wellingborough.

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

+ Managing, developing and leading the daily activities of the newly formed upfit production team

+ Manage delivery of upfit program of work. (Engine and packaging modifications to customer requirements)

+ Co-ordinates cross functional requirements to meet demand including quality, engineering, purchasing, compliance and supply chain

+ Responsible for the daily activities of multiple production teams including managing team members, housekeeping and meeting production targets

+ Providing guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals; setting expectations and clarifying responsibilities

+ Coaching and mentoring team members

+ Utilising manufacturing tools and techniques to help drive continuous improvement through the team towards operational excellence

+ Identifying training needs; developing and implementing training plans

+ Works with Service Manager to identify opportunities to utilise production tools/techniques across rest of service operations

**Qualifications**

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

+ Bachelors/Masters in Engineering or related subject or equivalent relevant experience

+ Experience in manufacturing environment is important – setting up production lines and continuous improvement processes here is ideal

+ Background or exposure to OPEX would be beneficial

+ Previous experience in the automotive or similar industry would be nice to have

+ Experience of team management/leadership

**Compensation and Benefits**

+ Base salary between £47,201-£52,500

+ Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions up to 9%

+ Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)

+ Private medical insurance

+ Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs

+ Health screening

+ Life assurance

+ 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

+ Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

+ Family friendly policies

**Job** MANUFACTURING

**Primary Location** United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Wellingborough, CUK Cummins Diesel OP10

**Job Type** Experienced - Exempt / Office

**Recruitment Job Type** Exempt - Experienced

**Job Posting** Nov 1, 2021, 10:10:47 AM

**Unposting Date** Dec 1, 2021, 6:59:00 PM

**Req ID:** 210006F8

Wellingborough,

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,800 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013.

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