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Cummins Inc. Executive Director, IT - DBU in Indianapolis, Indiana

Executive Director, IT - DBU


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.

This is an exciting opportunity in Indianapolis, Indiana for a talented Executive Director IT – DBU (Distribution Business Unit) to lead a strong global team across 190 countries within our distribution centerswith opportunity to shape the future of this global power leader.

The Distribution Segment in which this role resides drives a comprehensive global distribution strategy and channel management, which provides sales, service and support to our customers around the world through the largest number of certified service and support locations of any engine manufacturer.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Participate as a key member of the IT Operations Leadership Team

  • Responsible for a significant IT area within the Distribution Segment

  • Responsible for financial management including AOP (Annual Operations Plan), budget management, and forecasting for a significant budget area.

  • Responsible for People Management including work plan development, performance management, and people development

  • Responsible for team building and development including organization structure, recruiting, global team management

  • Participate in the IT Function Development Review process

  • Compile and present Management Reports on team performance including metrics, deliverable status, etc.

  • Communicate status to senior management – IT and business. Accountable for Six Sigma training, usage and goal attainment for the team

  • Ensure team adherence to all IT processes, policies, and procedures including IT Security. Responsible of IT Controls compliance for the team

  • Engagement with customers in their respective function or business area

  • Governance/Leadership for all program/projects executed or supported by their teams

  • Provides enterprise-wide direction on the use of emerging technologies for Cummins Global IT while staying current on new technologies and platforms

  • Establishes and maintains collaborate, supportive, open and professional working relationships with a variety of executives, management and team members

  • Establishes and manages strategic vendor and partner relationships and ensures the organization is aware of and prepared for changes in technology

  • Proven track record and ability to build, develop and retain large teams of IT professionals

  • Responsible for a diverse team of 140 IT team members and 200 contractors across 6 continents supporting an $8 B business entity


Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Cultivates innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

Strategic mindset - Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Attracts top talent - Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.

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

Project Portfolio Management - Plans, prioritizes, sequences and manages one or more project portfolios utilizing analysis of portfolio risk and performance (diversification, value assurance assessment, company synergy, alignment, and long-term maintenance) to optimize and prioritize projects and maximize business value.

Strategic Roadmap Planning - Produces a high-level, multi-year product and capability roadmap utilizing internal and external business resource, asset and market knowledge and experience to communicate the organization's focus and priorities to internal and external stakeholders


College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology

Compensation and Benefits

Base annual salary commensurate with experience plus annual variable compensation. 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.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today at


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 17, 2019, 9:10:02 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900021H