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Cummins Inc. Purchasing Coordinator in Henderson, Colorado

Purchasing Coordinator


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Powering your Potential.

As part of Cummins, we will add to your current skills by providing training, encouragement and growth within a teamwork environment. We invest in your professional growth by providing you with education and training opportunities to keep current on industry standards and products. You will gain valuable knowledge of the diesel engine industry and skills that will last a lifetime.

A commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in Cummins tradition of exceptional service. Our employees are dedicated to delivering the “Best Every Time, Every Day” with the goal of earning customers for life!

We take pride in providing an unmatched high caliber of service and support for Cummins engines, generators, filters, and related products that serve the varied needs of our customers. Crucial to accomplishing this is the energy and commitment of Cummins employees to the company.


Under indirect supervision, updates purchasing systems and co-ordinates approval and control of purchasing activities. Provides support to sourcing and finance teams globally.

Proactively contacts suppliers to maintain pertinent data, obtain needed documentation, and enable suppliers in purchasing systems.

Document closure and complete recording activities for various contracts and other supplier documentation.

Prepare documentation for sourcing events.

Support work delivering results in meeting cost, quality, delivery, and inventory goals.

Support supplier quality activities with supplier quality improvement engineers, suppliers, and category teams.

Liaison between purchasing teams and other functions.

Participating in health safety and environmental awareness and improvement activities and daily tasks.

Perform any other tasks assigned.

Participate in Project teams, when necessary, to ensure effective implementation of change.

Communicate with the supplier and work with supplier to manage project deliverables within agreed timelines.

Use common process tools and business systems to provide repeatable analytics and reporting.

Ensure data integrity of all purchasing information as it is created.



Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

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

Purchasing Policies, Procedures, Tools - Complies with purchasing policies and procedures and complies with them in daily work; leverages tools to conduct procurement initiatives; assesses documents for clarification and seeks guidance for clarification of the information needed.

Supplier Performance Management - Leverages functional roles and responsibilities to appropriately manage supplier performance; negotiates defined metrics and supplier management processes to ensure robust management by all functional stakeholders; assimilates cross-functional, cross-site performance data across geographies; ensures suppliers awareness to performance deficiencies and communicates Cummins expectations relative to continuous improvement.

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 Relationship Management - Manages strategic supplier using agreed process with established work plan, senior sponsor meetings, and scorecards; defines and evaluates a collaborative relationship with a Category Partners List supplier to deliver value to Cummins and the supplier.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.


Requires some work experience and intermediate level knowledge obtained through training or on-the-job experience.

Experience using Microsoft office including excel, PowerPoint, and word required.

Prior purchasing systems experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds occasionally ; pushing and pulling a maximum force of 25#.

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. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

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Primary Location United States-Colorado-Broomfield-US, CO, Henderson, CSS Rocky Mountain 8213 E 96th

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jul 10, 2020, 7:10:17 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2000014R