Cummins Inc. named Jim Lyons vice president – chief manufacturing officer. He will work on improving the company’s worldwide manufacturing performance with an emphasis on successful delivery, schedule stability and attainment, and waste reduction.
“In his new role, Jim has significant responsibilities in helping us achieve our goal to make improvements and savings through the supply chain organization,” said Lisa Yoder, vice president – global supply chain and manufacturing. “His work will include growing capacity ahead of demand and providing a leadership role in aligning manufacturing, purchasing and supply chain.”
In addition, Lyons will be in charge of Cummins’ Health, Safety and Environmental organization.
Lyons brings to the position 38 years of experience with Cummins, most recently as president of Cummins Turbo Technologies, where he led that business to a turn-around in performance. He will continue in his CTT role through the end of the year as he works with his replacement to ensure a smooth transition.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ind., Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems.