Cummins Inc. Sourcing Specialist- Seniors #IN279 in Columbus, Indiana

Sourcing Specialist- Seniors #IN279


Sourcing Specialist Senior - #IN729

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.

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Our Cummins Power Generation Business Unit 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 for Sourcing Specialist Senior - #IN729 in Columbus, Indiana

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Conduct complex analysis of markets, supply chains and supply base to apply to purchasing process improvement initiatives.

  • Analyze complex sourcing and purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high-quality goods and service.

  • Lead analysis projects and initiatives providing coaching to less experienced analysts and specialists.

  • Utilize knowledge of systems and process development to improve and complete work at a team and department level and work to eliminate system and process inefficiencies and roadblocks.

  • Utilize knowledge of all elements of supplier risk and sourcing tools to identify and manage supplier risk by performing supplier risk analysis, including financial analysis and identifying potential supply chain disruptions.

  • Implement Quality Management including Corrective and Preventive Action activities and procedures to support supplier relationships, resolve production problems, maximize product reliability, and minimize costs.

  • Lead negotiations with suppliers to consistently deliver contracts that are easily managed by functional owners and operations.

  • Use Six Sigma methodologies including Voice of Customer (VOC) to identify improvement opportunities and drive cost savings and recommend to senior purchasing/sourcing leadership.

  • Perform complex financial analysis for select contracts, interpret the results, draw conclusions, provide guidance and influence decisions.

  • Manage execution of sourcing projects and measure effectiveness of execution through defined metrics and disciplined monitoring.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Markets analysis

  • Systems and sourcing process development

  • Supplier risk analysis

  • Quality Management including Corrective and Preventive Action

  • Negotiations with suppliers

  • Six Sigma methodologies including Voice of Customer (VOC)

  • Complex financial analysis

  • Manage execution

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Position requires a Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Operations, Logistics or related field and 2 years of experience as a Sourcing or Supply Chain Analyst, Functional Excellence Specialist or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Operations, Logistics or related field and 5 years of experience as a Sourcing or Supply Chain Analyst, Functional Excellence Specialist or related position.

JOB SITE: Columbus, IN

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go towww.cummins.comand refer to Job ID #IN729

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 7, 2019, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Mar 22, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190000O8