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Cummins Inc. Purchasing Placement Student in Darlington, United Kingdom

Purchasing Placement Student


We are looking for an enthusiastic Purchasing Placement Student to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Organization 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:

  • Key New Product Introduction work in support of departmental objectives

  • Detailed involvement in Functional Excellence – opportunity to work with other Business Units to help share common processes, tools, and resources to better achieve business goals

  • Working with a group of suppliers – assisting with purchase to pay process, cost reduction, capacity planning, delivery/quality performance, risk mitigation

  • Data analysis in assistance with low-cost country sourcing/cost reduction opportunities

  • Engagement across a number of teams, gaining commodity experience

  • Close integration with Supplier Quality


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

  • Working towards a degree – please specify degree being studied, preferably Engineering/Business related although not limited to these subjects / A Levels (or equivalent) please specify grades

  • Positive attitude, strong personal motivation; being proactive in a dynamic working environment

  • Communication skills and being able to work well in a team. Teamwork skills.

  • IT Skills/program knowledge


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

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Oct 14, 2022, 4:44:59 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220008F6