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Cummins Inc. Logistics Team Leader-HOURLY in Elkhart, Indiana

Logistics Team Leader-HOURLY


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 Working Right .

Our Engine Business 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 Elkhart, Indiana for a Logistics Team Leader.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems

Product Validation.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Coordinates the activities of a group of employees in order to meet established production specifications and schedules including volume, cost, wastage targets and quality standards.

Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)

Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards.

Immediately report any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard.

Comply with HSE standards, policies & procedures.

Use personal protective equipment (PPE) for protection of themselves and others.

Work to promote an interdependent culture by looking out for one another.

Correct hazards and safety concerns within their control and capabilities.

Engage in HSE training.


Follows all applicable standard work, process documentation and quality procedures such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), poka-yoke and visual standards.

Raises quality concerns to minimize cost and exposures.

Performs quality inspections.

Identifies and controls non-conforming material.


Monitor the performance and output of the team and assign tasks and inputs to ensure that work specifications, schedules, volume, cost, waste targets and quality standards are met.

Ensures team members are using and following process documentation where applicable as part of operator training and defect investigation.

First responder to equipment faults, parts shortages, quality issues, and safety issues.

Coordinates or communicates activities between shifts and team leaders, customer and supplier departments, and other support functions.

Assists management in organizing and coordinating headcount and overtime needs to meet production and delivery schedules.

Ensures on the job training and other training requirements are scheduled, completed and documented.

Assists management in creating and keeping a team which is focused on continuous improvement.

Coach and mentor less experienced team members.


Communicates effectively with the assigned team and all support teams.

Completes training and personal development in preparation for upcoming changes in the business and or technology.

Participates actively in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development.




Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.


Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

  • A current or expired CDL would be advantageous

  • Engages in daily problem solving, conflict resolution, and communication activities in order to coordinate work for a team of 7 shop floor supply chain employees covering receiving, warehousing, picking, packing and shipping operations.

  • Scheduling and shipping of 2-4 loads of finished product each day (250 generators).

  • Receipt, storage and lineside delivery of raw materials to support production schedule.

  • Supports efforts to cross-train and coach an adaptable and flexible team to ensure effectiveness through against standard work procedures.

  • Responsible for addressing minor employee concerns, performance, and conflict at the lowest level with an understanding of when to escalate to direct manager

  • Able to communicate effectively and demonstrate the drive and passion to support achievement of daily goals including on-time delivery, inventory accuracy and cost control.

  • Required to collaborate across functions including customer order management, planning/scheduling and production.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Elkhart-US, IN, Elkhart, Onan

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Jun 29, 2020, 2:57:15 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000ZO