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Cummins Inc. General Manager in Kitwe, Zambia

General Manager


We are looking for a talented GENERAL MANAGER to join our team specializing in GENERAL MANAGEMENT for our DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS SEGMENT in KITWE, COPPERBELT, ZAMBIA.

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

  • Plans and directs the operations of the Cummins Zambia organization. Implements operating policies and procedures through Supervisors and experienced Individual Contributors. Achieve or exceed balanced scorecard targets for the organization of responsibility. Manages profit and loss and asset utilization.

  • Develops business plans based on the strategic goals set by business unit management. Grows the business profitably. Manages multiple functions. Through Supervisors and Individual Contributors, implements operating policies and procedures across multiple functional areas including customer service, finance, quality control, purchasing, materials management, and human resources.

  • Where available, follows common global business processes as defined by Cummins Operation System functions. Anticipates, recognizes, facilitates and coordinates the resolution of cross-functional difficulties that may impact organizational success.

  • Builds and maintains strong customer relationships. Achieves high customer satisfaction ratings. Works with customers and Cummins employees to continuously improve customer satisfaction and to understand what the customer will need from Cummins in the future.

  • Translates long-term business strategy into actionable short-term business goals for the organization. Manages Six Sigma and continuous improvement initiatives within the organization. Develops, leads, and motivates Supervisors and Individual Contributors; sets goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

  • Develops high-functioning teams – Major clients are the mines and our OEM’s. Develops a deep understanding of all of Cummins’ businesses. Identifies and helps to develop new business opportunities that are optimized for Cummins. Understands the region within which the organization operates as well as Cummins’ global products and presence.


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

  • A degree level qualification in a relevant subject (Engineering, Business etc) or substantial, equivalent experience.

  • Advanced degree in Business or related field preferred.

  • Significant experience within a similar role required, including supervisory, product, customer, and budgetary experience

  • Ideally experience within the industrial/mining industry


Primary Location Zambia-Copperbelt-Kitwe-Zambia, Kitwe, Distributor Branch

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 14, 2022, 6:29:08 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Req ID: 220008FQ