Darlington,

**VPI Technical Purchasing - Placement Student**

**Description**

We are looking for three Placement Students to join our team on a 12 month placement commencing July/August 2022 specializing in Technical Purchasing for our Corporate Segment based in Darlington or Daventry. 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:

* Ensure our suppliers continue to provide the best quality and value

* Liaising with a range of suppliers across the globe.

* Invite new suppliers to bid and review the bid process

* Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues

* Process engineering releases to take the appropriate purchasing actions

* Support Cummins in ensuring we stay competitive

**Qualifications**

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

* Currently studying a Bachelors or Masters degree, ideally in Business, Engineering, or a related subject (and not graduating this academic year).

* Excellent IT Skills, in particular Excel and PowerPoint

* Good communication skills (written & verbal)

**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, 9:36:44 AM

**Unposting Date** Ongoing

**Req ID:** 210006WW

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.