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Cummins Inc. Quality Manager in Fridley, Minnesota

Quality Manager


Quality Manager

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We are looking for a talented Quality Manager to join our team specializing in quality for our Power Systems Business in Fridley, Minnesota, US.

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

  • Leading a multi-level team of 16 employees with 3 direct reports.

  • In a plant environment, leading the development and maintenance of continuous improvement actions, tools, and capabilities in support of defect-free processes that meet or exceed customer expectations.

  • Developing plant quality employees who are critical to manufacturing process.

  • Collaborating with plant management and line leaders to develop strategic quality business goals and objectives and lead the plant quality function toward achievement of those objectives.

  • Assessing the quality of products produced and initiates work stoppage if problems are uncovered that affect quality of product.

  • Responsible for Plant Quality including processes such as deviations, stop ships, MNCs etc

  • Establishing and maintains quality assurance standards, procedures, and controls.

  • Organizing post-implementation exercises to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.

  • Responsible for developing and administering development, work & progression plans for the Plant Quality team

  • Assessing team members developmental needs and provides opportunities as they relate to the needs of the business

  • Responsible for engaging with customers & compliance agencies on Plant Quality audits

  • Organizes post-implementation exercises to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement

  • Responsible for developing and administering the annual Plant Quality Goals & budget

  • This is an on-site position within the Fridley Plant


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

  • Significant level of relevant work experience (5 years), including team leadership experience, required.

  • Strong communications skills are required to facilitate plant level forums and communicating with Plant Leadership & PSBU Quality Leadership & Supplier Quality

  • Ability to work cross functionally with multiple groups both within the Plant and external to the Plant

  • Demonstrated ability to develop a department vision with metrics and deliver on commitments

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required. Green Belt certification required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary 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.


Primary Location United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 13, 2022, 4:38:36 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 220003GU