Darlington,

**Purchasing - Placement Student**

**Description**

We are looking for four Placement Students to join our team on a 12 month placement commencing July/August 2022 specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Segment in Darlington. During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organization operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

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

* Providing dedicated support to one or more sourcing teams within the office

* Working with a group of suppliers to assist on Purchase Order management, cost reduction, capacity planning, quality performance and risk mitigation

* Specific project work in support of functional objectives

* Involvement in Functional Excellence – opportunity to work with other Business Units in the region to help share common processes, tools and resources to better achieve business goals

* Data analysis to support Purchasing KPIs and specific project requirements

* Engagement with other functions, including Supplier Quality, Material Planning, Finance and Engineering

**Qualifications**

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

* Working towards a degree – Supply chain/Engineering/Business related

* Positive attitude, strong personal motivation

* Communication and teamwork skills

* Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and general analytics

**Job** PURCHASING

**Primary Location** United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

**Job Type** Internship

**Recruitment Job Type** Student - Internship

**Job Posting** Nov 5, 2021, 9:15:29 AM

**Unposting Date** Ongoing

**Req ID:** 210006CX

Darlington,

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,800 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013.