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Cummins Inc. Parts Operations Manager in Rumst, Belgium

Parts Operations Manager


Cummins Inc., a global power technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, engineer, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and electrical power generation systems.

Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, we employ over 77,000 people worldwide and serve customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 7,400 dealer locations. Cummins had net income of nearly $1 billion and revenues of $20.4 billion in 2017.

For our site in Rumst we are searching for a:

Parts Operations Manager (M/F)


  • Provides operational leadership for the largest Business Unit in a 59.000 m² Distribution Center, from inbound over production through outbound.

  • Oversee loading operation for all BU’s.

  • Manages multiple shifts with a total of 200 warehouse operators.

  • Provide safe working environment for all CMI Cummins & contract employees.

  • Lead efforts within one or more logistics sub-functions.

  • Ensures internal and external customers’ expectations and requirements are met while ensuring supply chain optimization

  • Provides operations leadership and improvement focus for warehouse operations driving results, creating, and monitoring measures, providing motivation, and setting expectations in safety, quality, production, and cost.

  • Manage service providers to the negotiated Master Service Agreements (MSAs) and Statement of Work (SOW) requirements to ensure deliverables are met.

  • Communicates with customers, suppliers, shop floor, stakeholders, and staff.

  • Leads annual operating plan, forecasts, and other measurements for PDC operations.

  • Manage and develop supply chain capability; work with employees to set goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

  • Set the aim for the organization and ensure individual work plans are consistent with supply chain initiatives.

  • Responsible for ensuring Cummins values are present in the plant. This includes championing diversity, community involvement and right environment initiatives.

  • Manage daily operations across functions to ensure a dependable and efficient supply chain.

  • Lead continuous improvement projects that align with Cummins Operating System and Functional Excellence direction and leverage common processes tools, and information systems.

  • Support Corporate Supply Chain initiatives and lead the cross-Business Unit planning processes to ensure intra-company alignment.

  • Create common supply chain processes and procedures by establishing collaborative business partner relationships.

  • Approach daily problem solving and continuous improvement opportunities strategically and tactically to achieve performance targets.

  • Develop, understand, and improve necessary Key Performance Indicators.

  • Analyze operational trends and develop corrective action plans.Address supply chain failures promptly to ensure operations stability; escalate as appropriate.

  • Prepare and manage an annual operating plan including expense resources, and capital.Manage, coach, and develop staff; work with employees to set goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

  • Overall Leadership Responsibility of one or multiple Parts Distribution or Logistics Centers.

  • Mentor and coach individual and collective talent to develop supply chain capability across the organization.



  • Warehouse Operations - Utilizes warehousing tools, systems, and methodologies to meet defined metrics for inbound and outbound operations of a warehouse.

  • Trade Knowledge Application - Applies knowledge of relevant trade regulations to Cummins processes and systems to minimize trade risks and costs.

  • Supply Chain Knowledge - Influences, with the ability to concisely explain and/or elaborate on, the multi-disciplined and end-to-end integration of the flow of information, products, and services to achieve the desired result for the end customer within the first-fit or aftermarket business segments while balancing the tensions of inventory, cost, and delivery.

  • Project Management - Establishes and maintains the balance of scope, schedule and resources for a temporary effort (a "project").

  • Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

  • Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

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

  • Supports and evaluates carrier performance through consistent monitoring of on time pick up, transit time and on time delivery measures to ensure fulfillment by published schedule and rated cost.

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

  • Evaluates and selects appropriate transportation mode and equipment type by lane through shipment volume analysis against business requirements to provide optimal shipping method (balance cost, quality and time).

  • Perfect knowledge of NL and ENG verbal and written.


  • Bachelor’s in logistic


  • Significant level of relevant work and leadership experience required.


Primary Location Belgium-Antwerp-Mechelen-Belgium, Rumst, Cummins Global Logistics

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 13, 2022, 8:15:18 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220003MP