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Cummins Inc. Readiness Associate in Darlington, United Kingdom

Readiness Associate


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 a talented Readiness Associate to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington and remote home working.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week. Starting salary is £40,060

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

  • Perform role as program build boss, involving management of build meeting, setting the aim/plan and following up on build issues to ensure on time delivery

  • Responsible for communication with different plants and stakeholders

  • Support Readiness Leader through maintenance of the readiness tracker and leading readiness meetings. Will need to make use of Buy Lists from Excel or NPID.

  • Responsible for placing purchase orders for prototype parts on the supply base and conducting regular follow ups to ensure on-time delivery. Will take appropriate problem-solving activity when delivery is at risk.

  • Will be responsible for tracking and documenting engine status from order entry through to shipment, including any requirement for upgrades.

  • Ensuring that engines are shipped and invoiced on a timely and accurate basis.

  • Assist program management with budget planning, tracking & analysis of variances.


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

  • Relevant experience in a supply chain function

  • Experience within a VPI (New Product Introduction) function or team is preferred

  • Needs to have proficient Excel & Office Package Skills

  • Must be able to work on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment

  • Be an effective communication and meeting skills


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 3, 2021, 7:03:15 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007AI