Production Supervisor 2nd shift (2pm-11pm)


Production Supervisor 2nd shift (2pm-11pm)

No, this isn t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Cummins is looking for an extraordinary Diesel Technician in Indianapolis, IN. As part of Cummins, we will add to your current skills by providing training, encouragement and growth within a teamwork environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge of the diesel engine industry and skills that will last a lifetime.

A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in Cummins tradition of exceptional service. Our employees are dedicated to delivering the Best Every Time, Every Day with the goal of earning customers for life!

We take pride in providing an unmatched high caliber of service and support for Cummins engines, generators, filters, and related products that serve the varied needs of our customers. Crucial to accomplishing this is the energy and commitment of Cummins employees to the company.

Your responsibilities may include:

-Supervises the daily activities of a production unit or teams, approximately 10-15 employees.

-Responsible for the daily activities of a production team including managing team members, housekeeping, and meeting production targets.

-Work cross functionally to improve safety, productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.

-Serves as group lead on projects and work assignments.

-Provides guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals; sets expectations and clarifies responsibilities.

-Coaches and mentors team members.

-Makes recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations.


Job Summary: The Production Supervisor is primarily responsible for supervising team members in the Cummins Power Products assembly and warehouse departments. The supervisor is responsible for maximizing profitability, growth, and the overall success of the department. Ensures all safety and quality processes are being followed. Focuses on removing obstacles that prevent achieving production targets. Recognizes bottlenecks in process and quickly acts to keep the flow going. This position may be required to work flexible shifts depending on order demand.


-Supervise team members assigned to assembly, light fabrication, and prototype build processes. Hires, trains, and reviews team members.

-Model and promote safe work habits and procedures, and ensure compliance with Cummins standards and applicable government regulations. Administer JSA (Job Safety Assessment) audits on schedule set by the Operations Manager.

-Establish the weekly and daily production targets with the Operations Manager. Communicate the targets to the assembly team and establish the daily plan to hit the goals.

-Maintain build sequence/status boards, assembler assignments and visual communication tools. Measure and report on effectiveness of team activities.

-Provide material handling requirements to ensure cohesive plan for the right material to arrive at the right place and the right time to meet the production plans.

-Provide information to Materials/Schedulers by compiling and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.

-Work with Engineering department to get resolution to design problems that are affecting production.

-Establish and maintain positive, productive working environment for production team members, through fair and consistent administration of personnel policies and procedures.

-Promote 5S and cleanliness of the department.

-Participate in continuous improvement initiatives with internal teams and our suppliers.

-Maintain working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


5 years of experience supervising in a manufacturing environment.

-Associates degree or five years of experience in engine, mechanical, or assembly environments, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

-Union personnel experience.

-Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook) and willing to learn appropriate Cummins systems and processes.

-Proficient at reading engineering drawings.

Skills and Abilities:

-Excellent leadership abilities. Strong motivational skills and team-building capabilities.

-Able to maintain a sense of urgency. Constantly seeks to increase the speed of our processes.

-Quality minded. Keeps quality and customer satisfaction at the forefront of thinking.

-Assertive management style. Communicates goals and expectations in a manner that is clear and confident.

-Maintain professional behavior under pressure.

-Show respect for all direct reports and coworkers. Able to work with people at all levels. Skilled at knowing what to say and how to say it.

-Skilled at making quick decisions with minimal information.

-Able to use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.

-Responsive to internal and external customers.

-Effective time-management skills, and able to handle multiple tasks.

-Familiar with engineering drawings and able to determine if a part or assembly meets drawing requirements.

-Good mechanical abilities to help resolve assembly challenges.

-Excellent communication skills written and verbal.

-Effective organizational and time management skills; ability to set and adjust priorities, meet deadlines, and work with minimum direct supervision.

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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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visitwww. dhs. gov/E-Verify.


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