General Managers #MN175
 Minneapolis, MN

General Managers #MN175

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 Power Systems 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 for General Managers #MN175 in Shoreview, Minnesota.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Plan and direct the operations of a small scope organization and implement operating policies and procedures.
  • Achieve or exceed balanced scorecard targets for the organization of responsibility.
  • Manage profit and loss and asset utilization using knowledge of Financial Analysis.
  • Develop business plans based on the strategic goals set by business unit leadership utilizing channel development of power generation manufacturing knowledge.
  • Implement operating policies and procedures across multiple functional areas including customer service, finance, quality control, purchasing, materials management, and human resources.
  • Ensure proper execution of Value Package Profile (VPP) in the New Product Introduction (NPI) process and drive clear agreement on (VPP).
  • Use Anticipate, recognize, facilitate and coordinate the resolution of cross-functional challenges that may impact organizational success.
  • Work with cross-functional teams and customers to continuously improve customer satisfaction and to understand what the customer will need from Cummins in the future utilizing Voice of the Customer (VOC).
  • Translate long-term business strategy into actional short-term business goals for the organization.
  • Manage Six Sigma and continuous improvement initiatives utilizing Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology.
  • Utilize Market Intelligence & Competitive Analysis to monitor ongoing market research to understand market trends, potential and product applications in target markets.
  • Perform Value Package Introduction (VPI) and Value Package Change Request (VPCR) activities including communicating power generation product requirements to the (VPI) team.
  • Conduct research on new engine product development to oversee the development of creative technical solutions and address engine parts, customer requirements/issues.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Value Package Introduction (VPI), Value Package Profile (VPP), and Value Package Change Request (VPCR) activities
  • Pricing strategies using Price Segmentation and Price Elasticity of Demand Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Market Intelligence & Competitive Analysis
  • Channel development of power generation manufacturing
  • Working with cross-functional teams
  • Voice of the Customer
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology
  • Research on new engine product development

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications:

  • Position requires a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering Management or related field and 2 years of experience as a Marketing or Account Manager or related position.
  • Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering Management or related field and 5 years of experience as a Marketing or Account Manager or related position.

JOB SITE: Shoreview, Minnesota

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go to and refer to Job ID #MN175

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate 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.

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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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