Cummins US & Canada

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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 - Supply Chain department. This role is based in Columbus, IN and will offer a hybrid schedule with onsite work as needed.

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

  • Provide sourcing specialist support to kitting category by tracking the quarterly price changes from external kitting suppliers, making sure those are aligned to tier II supplier price adjustments

  • Support the execution of critical projects related to external supplier kits, such as kits outsourcing, kits end of life management, increase in kitting diverse spend, etc.

  • Lead or represents sourcing in low business impact projects related to kitting, with minimum global engagement.

  • Provide sourcing specialist support to Aftermarket Inclusion Strategy by conducting evaluation of contracts for Aftermarket compliance and provides significant input to the Sourcing Manager

  • Gather relevant data, such as spend and aftermarket revenues and margins, and uses it to support the Sourcing Manager in contract negotiations with strategic suppliers

  • Support the definition of critical aftermarket requirements to include in supplier agreements

  • Track the progress in the implementation of Aftermarket Inclusion initiatives, and provide support for Aftermarket inclusion across regions


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

  • College, university, or equivalent to Bachelors’ Degree in field appropriate for the function of this role along with 2 to 4 years minimum of applicable experience

  • Experience with ERPs such as Oracle or SAP, and familiarity with purchasing systems in general

  • Strong experience with purchasing and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders

  • Experience executing sourcing tactics of varying complexity reflecting the optimum cost, quality, delivery.

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, Columbus Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 22, 2021, 9:33:00 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210003J0