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Cummins Inc. Group Leader - Fuel System Integration in Pune, India

Group Leader - Fuel System Integration

Description

This entry level technical management position develops and delivers technical talent in a research, technology or product development environment. He/She manages the resources that maximize workgroup productivity in support of tactical business needs and implements short/near term business strategies with a focus on tactical execution. The position also includes maintaining strong working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders both within the technical function and across the broader business.

Primary responsibility is the management and development most often of early career engineers within a technical center, business unit or corporate area, and making these people available to perform duties necessary to satisfy the businesses technical needs.

Provides problem resolution leadership for complex systems with a low degree of ambiguity and most often site or regional impact; helps get teams in place.

Supports the development and improvement of work processes and systems most often within the Technical function on a site or regional basis.

Coaches and mentors employees to provide guidance and direction on resolving problems, technical know-how, removing barriers to progress and career path planning. Assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

Most often manages and applies existing work processes involving activities such as resource allocation and management, organizational and business change, customer/stakeholder management and knowledge management; all used for the purposes of enabling high quality decision making that meets business expectations.

Decisions made in this role may include resource deployment cost and timing allocations, project prioritization, personnel staffing, and Annual Operating Plan (AOP) management, the result of which can impact project cost and delivery most often within a site or region.

Communicates and executes to established employee performance standards; works collaboratively with their employees to set goals and address areas of deficiency.

Qualifications

Skills

System Requirements Engineering - Uses appropriate methods and tools to translate stakeholder needs into verifiable requirements to which designs are developed; establishes acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis, allocation and negotiation; tracks the status of requirements throughout the system lifecycle; assesses the impact of changes to system requirements on project scope, schedule, and resources; creates and maintains information linkages to related artifacts.

Product Verification and Validation Management - Develops product systems validation plans from a variety of inputs to identify failure modes, while managing product risk and relative priority; negotiates product requirements against capability to guide project scope; evaluates analytical, simulation and physical test results to verify product capability and validate requirements; assesses legacy versus proposed system solution capabilities and produces recommendations with technical documentation to support product decisions.

Product Development Execution, Monitoring and Control - Plans, schedules, coordinates and executes the activities involved in developing a product to a respectively aligned hierarchy of requirements and technical profiles; monitors and communicates across functional boundaries to meet project resource and quality expectations; ensures product capability meets or exceeds expectations and takes mitigating actions when project risks are higher than expected; understands the full product life cycle process and stakeholders.

Project Management - Establishes and maintains the balance of scope, schedule and resources for a temporary effort (a "project").

Technical Documentation - Documents information based on knowledge gained as part of technical function activities; communicates to stakeholders with the goal of enabling improved technical productivity and effective knowledge transfer to others who were not originally part of the initial learning.

Technical Function Processes and Tools - Executes, improves, trains, coaches and/or manages the Technical processes and tools including standards and best practices that enables knowledge to be re-used and functional deliverables to be met in a quality and productive manner.

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.

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

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

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

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

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other relevant technical disciplines is required.

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

Experience

Prior Engineering (CC01) or Specialist Engineering (CC02) equivalent work experience in a product, technology or engineering service role with demonstrated success leading projects and influencing outcomes through either direct or indirect reporting relationships. Must have had managerial/coaching experience of at least one direct report or several indirect reports in a prior technical path role. Must have a demonstrated track record of technical problem solving, quality decision making, and direct or indirect coaching of lesser experienced engineers in a project team environment.

  • Direct the work of FSI team members in order to complete "Specified Systems" development by following the standard Product Validation and Product Design engineering work practices as defined in HMLD-WI-TVV-10863-R01 and HMLD-WI-DES-10864.

  • Support key program related meetings to prioritize and facilitate workflow (e.g. EIT, FIRG, Readiness, Cross functional Design Reviews, Supplier Integration, Testing Support, etc.). Manage conflicting priorities as needed. Elevate unresolved priority conflicts to your manager in a timely manner. For example, elevate test cell down priority conflicts immediately if they cannot be resolved quickly within the team.

  • Actively participate in as many component champion meetings as possible in order to demonstrate the importance of them as well as to leverage your knowledge and experience to better the global team.

  • Identify and support new "System Team" team leadership strategies intended to increase our understanding and improve productivity.

  • Drive a culture of functional excellence and knowledge development by ensuring team member participation in relevant forums

  • Identify and recommend productivity improvement opportunities in your discipline (Identify at least one specific deliverable to improve individual, team, or department level productivity)

Job ENGINEERING

Primary Location India-Maharashtra-Pune-India, Pune, Cummins Technical Center India

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 25, 2023, 2:30:00 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 230000S3

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