Cummins Inc. Direct Materials Associate - Hourly Columbus, Indiana in Columbus, Indiana

Direct Materials Associate - Hourly Columbus, Indiana


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right

Plans, orders, and expedites materials needed in the manufacturing process.Interacts with internal customers and suppliers.

Plans, orders, and expedites materials needed in the manufacturing process.Maintains proactive contact with suppliers to understand order status, packaging problems, and Electronic Data Interchange problems.Provides information for affected cross-functional areas including shop operations, purchasing, Supplier Quality I, and product engineering.Develops and maintains spreadsheets and databases to assist with responsibilities; analyzes data; audits pull signals and overall system performance; measures supplier delivery performance.Implements production scheduling systems; coordinates inventory levels relative to manufacturing capacity and capability; compiles and schedules orders.Works with supplier to resolve issues regarding procedures, delivery, status updates, pricing, and other matters.Tracks, evaluates, and maintains evolving data for new product introduction.Interfaces and communicates with internal customers; directs people to the appropriate resource; researches solutions and responds to email and phone inquiries.Participates in the development and maintenance of quality procedures; actively participates in self- and team audits and resulting corrective actions.Participates productively as a team member.Understands the structure of the organization and develops a strong network across departments; draws on network to answer questions, solve problems, and successfully execute responsibilities.Demonstrates confidentiality in execution of all responsibilities.Performs other duties as required, to get the job done.Travel as required by the work.

Compensation and Benefits:

Benefits: 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:

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High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.Ability to use Excel or other analytical tools.

Four year experience/education requirement accomplished through one of the following: Bachelors degree, associates degree and at least two years of relevant experience, or at least four years of relevant experience required.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jan 14, 2019, 9:37:30 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007RU