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Cummins Inc. Quality Systems Specialist in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Quality Systems Specialist


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 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 Whittaker, North Carolina for a Quality Systems Specialist. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways

Ensure the local Business Management System is sustained and remains capable of meeting the expectations and requirements of the organization. Applies expertise in the applicable standards (i.e. ISO 9001 / TS 16949, etc.) to drive significant continuous improvement for customers and the business.

Ensure the organization has implemented the requirements of the current versions of Business Management System standards (i.e., ISO 9001 and TS 16949, the AIAG Core Tools, etc) in a way that supports the achievement of business measures and goal tree objectives.

Provide recognized expertise in the applicable standards (i.e. ISO 9001, TS 16949, etc) to coach business personnel across the various functional areas.

Serve as the key communication link between the organization and the BU and Corporate Quality leadership.

Ensure key business processes are identified and documented at an appropriate level, including those key to management (for example, Management Review, Internal Audits, Corrective/Preventive Action, and Continuous Improvement), to enable reduction of variation within processes.

Promote process ownership among leadership, including their descriptions of the interactions between their processes (i.e. Process Mgmt Control Plans - SIPOCs, turtle diagrams, etc) as contained in the business management system manual.

Ensure an effective management review process is installed in the organization focused on continuous improvement relative to specific customer requirements and other goal tree objectives and measures.

Maintain the Business Management System (Quality) manual. This manual will include the scope of the management system, the documented procedures or reference to them, and a description of the interactions between the processes of the management system.

Manage the internal audit program and resulting process for continuous improvement.

Serve as the point of contact for and manage 2nd & 3rd Party audit activities & their output, including Business Management System certification as well as managing the quality and timeliness of responses to the registrar.

Oversee delivery of quality systems related education.

Promote the use of the standard Cummins Quality Mangement Systems (CQMS), including serving as a liaison with BU and Corporate Quality for implementation, education and use.

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.

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Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

Quality Leadership (Cummins Operating System) - Demonstrates knowledge of the Cummins Operating System, quality management systems by applying the ten practices to assess business segment and functional performance, set strategy aligned with business needs and create consistency of purpose for continuously improving products, processes, services; enables data driven decision making and removes barriers to enable individuals to have line of sight to the customer; uses metrics to drive continuous improvement.

Quality System Management - Guides in the practice and application of quality system standards required by international certification bodies, industry specific regulatory authorities and customer’s contractually specified requirements

Schedule Management - Manages the project schedule using the recommended project management tools and processes to drive completion within the agreed timeline.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience

Trained Green Belt or higher

Internal Auditor Certification


Minimum 2 years of professional experience in a Quality role (QE, SQIE, etc)

Lead small teams

Solving problems

Give presentations

Preparing reports and recommendations

Work with minimal supervision

To work within defined boundaries (Procedures and Processes)


Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, CDC Case-Cummins

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 24, 2019, 10:22:42 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190002IX