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Purchasing Placement Student – Technical & Sourcing Management

Job/scheme locations: 
Huddersfield
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Application deadline: 
31/12/2020

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 an enthusiastic Purchasing Placement Student to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Segment in Huddersfield.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 andpower your potential!

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

  • Contribute to Technical Procurement for various R&D Projects
  • Procuring prototype hardware
  • Take an active role in the design for manufacturing activities and production costings
  • Preparing and presenting project updates to business
  • Involvement in Functional Excellence – develop common processes, tools & resources
  • Engagement with other functions, including Supplier Quality, Commodity, Manufacturing and Engineering.

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

  • Working towards relevant Engineering degree
  • Communication and ability to work independently as well as part of team
  • Positive attitude, strong personal motivation
  • Strong IT user skills

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Region: 
Yorkshire and the Humber
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