Conducts complex analysis of markets, supply chains, and supply base; applies analysis to purchasing process improvement initiatives.
Identifies qualified suppliers and executes sound source selection processes.
Has regular interface with suppliers within area of responsibility and maintains the supplier relationship.
Understands how key purchasing principles are used toward assuring supply.
Manage Supply chain for the Global Aftermarket Parts Business through Rumst, Memphis and Singapore Parts Distribution Centres
Independently carries out sourcing activities with full consideration for the impact of those activities on the end-to-end supply chain.
Ensures strategic functional alignment is maintained between Aftermarket Parts and Plant sourcing
Executes sourcing tactics of varying complexity in accordance with established category/commodity strategies reflecting the optimum cost, quality, delivery.
Participates in sourcing and commodity strategy formulation.
Analyzes complex sourcing and purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high quality goods and services.
Prepares and presents to senior purchasing/sourcing leadership recommendations of improvement opportunities and alternative courses of action.
Ensures consistent application of sourcing procedures and processes.
Supports purchasing/sourcing management in activities such as price benchmarking, vendor management, industry and market analysis, process analysis, and model building.
May lead a team of sourcing analysts and specialists at the business unit and/or international purchasing organization (IPO) regional level.
Leads analysis projects/initiatives providing coaching to less experienced analysts and specialists.
Negotiates select contracts.
Develops and maintains effective relationships with suppliers to the benefit of both parties.
Understands the importance of compliance and is alert to situations that can pose risk to Cummins Inc.
Relevant work experience required
Good understanding of supply chain international market
Good Negotiation skills
Experience in cost reduction and financial analysis
Good English skills
Problem Solving and Quality Improvement
Supplier risk analysis knowledge
Project Management - Capable of effectively managing complex projects with little to no guidance
Good Office knowledge
Project Risk Management skills
Technical knowledge (technical drawing reading and analysis, etc)
Education, Licenses, Certifications:
Technical or supply chain university studies
Min 5 years relevant work experience required.