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Cummins Inc. Sourcing Specialist - Senior (hybrid/remote possibility) in Columbus, Indiana

Sourcing Specialist - Senior (hybrid/remote possibility)


Senior Sourcing Specialist

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 to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate business unit based from your remote home office.

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

  • Liaison with new product development purchasing regarding program details, prints, PNs, EAU, etc. and Strategy Sourcing Manager to ensure alignment on supplier selection and sourcing strategy

  • Lead projects to ensure new product development and strategic sourcing alignment and timing

  • Manage a category commodity, conduct analysis of supply chains, and supply base; applies analysis to sourcing process improvement initiatives. Identifies qualified suppliers and executes sound source selection processes.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with suppliers to the benefit of both parties.

  • Has regular interface with suppliers within area of responsibility and maintains the supplier relationship. Understands how key purchasing principles are used toward assuring supply. Sources specialized items and executes complex sourcing strategies in accordance with agreed upon sourcing strategy / plans at the optimum cost, quality and relationship / assess supplier, commodity, and/or market risk

  • Executes sourcing tactics of varying complexity in accordance with established category/commodity strategies reflecting the optimum cost, quality, delivery.

  • Develop category commodity strategy

  • Prepares and presents to senior purchasing/sourcing leadership recommendations of improvement opportunities and alternative courses of action.

  • Ensures consistent application of sourcing procedures and processes.

  • Understands the importance of compliance and is alert to situations that can pose risk to Cummins Inc


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

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field is required.

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience that may include the following: supply chain, sourcing, contract management, supplier management, supplier strategy, etc.

  • Must be able to travel up to 25%

  • Proficient in MS Office

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 Jan 10, 2022, 4:57:03 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007CK