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Cummins Inc. Strategic Sourcing Manager in Columbus, Indiana

Strategic Sourcing Manager


We are looking for a talented Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Business Segment in Columbus, Indiana but open to candidates located near other Midwest locations.

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

  • Responsible for leading one of the Castings team sub-categories -Responsibility will include developing, presenting, and executing global category strategy for assigned sub-categories.

  • Works closely with EBU, PSBU, and CTT on business needs (new technologies, cost, regional content, etc.) and gain required support (capital, engineering resources, priority, etc.) to execute the category strategy.

  • Manages a set of assigned suppliers in the US for the cast and machined components.

  • Responsible for developing USMCA suppliers for meeting regional needs

  • Will be independently presenting sourcing or strategy proposals to senior leadership.


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

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in field appropriate for the function. Degree in Engineering or Management (MBA) Business Administration is HIGHLY preferred. Minimum of 5 years in a sourcing and category management role.

  • Proven experience in Castings, Machining and/or sourcing and category management including contract negotiations.

  • Demonstrated experience in project management and leading projects.

  • Ability to develop and present complex strategies to leadership for review and approval.

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, 525 Irwin Office Building IOB

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Apr 18, 2022, 10:39:44 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220001GH