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Cummins Inc. Purchasing Coordinator in Shoreview, Minnesota

Purchasing Coordinator


Purchasing Coordinator – Cummins – Shoreview, MN

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 Purchasing Coordinator to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Business Unit in your remote home office.

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

  • This position is responsible to support the literature release/change process for PSBU/Fridley; needs to communicate with supplier the new prints updating blanket purchase orders and keeping right information updated in production systems.

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent is required

  • 1 year of relevant professional experience

  • Must be proficient using Microsoft office including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Prior purchasing systems experience preferred.

  • Must be willing to work shift – 1stShift (M - F, 8 AM - 4 PM)

  • Pay based on experience

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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Shoreview, CPG Headquarters Victoria St

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 1, 2021, 3:29:16 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100075I