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Cummins Inc. IT Solution Leader - Purchasing in Columbus, Indiana

IT Solution Leader - Purchasing

Description

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.

Cummins Business Services delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbus, Indiana for an IT Solution Leader - Purchasing .

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

-Provides comprehensive application functionality, configuration and support expertise for application software solutions; works with business analysts, architects, technical experts and software vendors on the solution requirements, design, configuration, functionality gap resolution, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the applications.

-Leads the analysis and evaluation of application functionality; provides recommendations to increase utilization of standard application functionality to improve business processes and capabilities

-Leads the determination and documentation of optimum application setup and configuration to meet functional requirements and specifications; configures and verifies complex application setup and configuration

-Remains current on emerging application and solution trends and functionality; provides functional expertise for assigned applications and systems.

-Leads analysis of potential application solutions, identifying and recommending solutions to address functionality gaps in the application.

-Develops and maintains strong relationships with relevant vendors; works with vendors to improve application functionality and resolve difficult functionality issues

-Partners with process owners, business analysts, systems analysts and architects to gather, document and review functional, architecture and technical requirements and define application functional designs.

-Serves as subject matter expert and point of contact on content, processes, procedures and functionality associated with assigned applications for projects and application support (as needed).

-Leads the creation and management of functional specifications for a given project from which programs and configurations will be applied to create the program, application, or complete solution

-Educates, coaches, and trains new and existing team members to improve quality and efficiency in daily process of support requests.

Qualifications

Skills

Solution Design - Creates and defines the solution design complete with instrumentation and measurement, using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to synthesize diagrams, models and documentation in order to build a solution that meets buildability, business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Solution Functional Fit Analysis - Composes and decomposes a system into its component parts using procedures, tools and work aides for the purpose of studying how well the component parts were designed, purchased and configured to interact holistically to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Solution Modeling - Creates, designs and formulates models, diagrams and documentation using Cummins IT processes, standards, tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Solution Configuration - Configures, creates and tests a solution for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications using Cummins IT processes, standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.

Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

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

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

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

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Values differences - Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

Experience

Significant relevant experience required. 5-7 years of experience.

  • Oracle Procurement Cloud/On-premise expertise to match requirements, conduct fit-gap analysis, POCs and configure the application.

  • Lead the design team to provide the correct solutions aligned to the business processes around Sourcing and Purchasing.

  • Mentor others in sourcing, contracts, supplier qualification, supplier lifecycle management and purchasing concepts across the processes and tools.

  • Understanding of Oracle Application modules and data flows within Oracle cloud and on premise.

  • Understanding of Oracle EBS Material Planning and hand-off from Sourcing to Purchasing (Plant side processes).

  • Understanding of interaction of potential integrations and data types.

  • Ability to design solutions to ensure the most efficient business process across multiple areas of the application landscape.

  • Ability to communicate impacts and limitations as well as benefits of directions.

  • Cross-functional team orchestration to deliver end to end solution including integrations.

  • CMI Direct Materials as Sourcing Manager will be plus.

  • People skills to manage cross-functional delivery teams.

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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

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Job SYSTEMS/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Sears Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 21, 2020, 1:27:59 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2000017X

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