Placement

North East

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 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

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

More Details

Apply by

31.01.2022

Start date

Locations

Darlington

Regions

North East

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