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Cummins Inc. Off Highway Projects and Design Manager in Scoresby, Australia

Off Highway Projects and Design Manager


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An exciting new engineering leadership position has been created in the Off Highway Projects and Design team. This role covers our two major areas of South Pacific and Singapore and can be Melbourne or Singapore based. Developing a team of talented design engineers, leading projects and making sure technical deliverables meet their deadlines are just a few of the main responsibilities for this fast paced and pinnacle role in the business.

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

  • Developing the technical capability of a talented team of design engineers.

  • Responsibility for off highway projects and design engineering to Asia Pacific, including of oil and gas projects, large and/or longer term project execution, customer product development, packaged products, as well as drafting and design engineering for the application engineering teams.

  • Problem solve in complex systems with a high degree of ambiguity and often global business impact.

  • Coaching, supporting and mentoring employees.

  • Involved in driving and improving resource allocation and management, organizational and business change, customer/stakeholder management and knowledge management.

  • Establishing employee performance standards; works collaboratively to set goals and address areas of deficiency.

  • Understanding customer requirements – whilst following Cummins design guidelines.

  • Lead and ensure safety of the team, determine highest risks and minimise or eliminate.

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

  • 10-15 years of Design Management experience in an engineering environment

  • Bachelor or Masters in mechanical/production/design centric field of engineering

  • Good communication skills – written and verbal

  • Cross departmental exposure/complex organization structure experience

  • Engine background/ Gas background/Engineering background/Drafting packages/Product Development process – understanding of engine systems

  • Experience navigating an ambiguous, complex environment with many layers of stakeholders

  • Sound decision making skills

  • Project management experience – maintaining the balanced triangle of scope, schedule & resource

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive annual salary. Vehicle Allowance. Superannuation. Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program. Salary continuance insurance. Discounts with select private health insurance, PC software/hardware and a range of vehicles. Annual remuneration reviews.

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.


Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 12, 2021, 12:00:25 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100012T