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Cummins Inc. Senior Sourcing Specialist - Mechnical Systems (Off-Site) in Columbus, Indiana

Senior Sourcing Specialist - Mechnical Systems (Off-Site)


Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Senior Sourcing Specialist, Mechanical Systems (OFF-SITE) to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Business Unit/ CBS Business Segment located in Columbus, IN or your OFF-SITE location.

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

  • Category Strategy Development - Establishes category strategy using Total Value Performance approach to define the Supply Base and Technology Strategy to meet all current and future Cummins' needs; manages risk and inclusion of diverse suppliers.

  • Sourcing - Utilizes the purchasing functional system to support the Request For Quote process and establish a Total Cost of Ownership comparison of suppliers based on the category strategy and define the supplier that is most likely to meet Cummins and customer's needs.

  • Supplier Contract Development.

  • Cost Management - Establishes and controls product and service costs using functional tools to deliver and track product and services at competitive prices; ensures competitiveness of Cummins products in our markets while preserving desired margins.

  • Supplier Relationship Management.

  • Purchasing Ethics - Avoids supplier engagement that may compromise supplier sourcing, selection, and management processes and seeks counsel to ensure compliance.


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

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Supply Chain/Purchasing or field appropriate for the function required.

  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in Purchasing /Sourcing.

  • Engineering Release- Change management project implementation for Mechanical System Category team.

  • Cost Reduction- Annual Operating- Annual Operating Plan, Key Performance Indicator Management for Global Precision Machining team and Super user for major purchasing systems -- Mctrack, Oracle SFD

  • Sourcing Manager for Select supplier and Global Category Owner for EBU/ PSBU Shaft and Adapters

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. 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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Commons Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 15, 2022, 4:50:41 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220007TL