Cummins Inc. Sourcing Specialist - Senior in Johannesburg, South Africa
Sourcing Specialist - Senior
We are looking for a talented SOURCING SPECIALIST - SENIOR to join our team specializing in PURCHASING for our CORPORATE/CBS SEGMENT in JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA.
In this role, the candidate will make an impact in the following ways:
Must be able to independently carries out sourcing activities with full consideration for the impact of those activities on the end-to-end supply chain.
Executes sourcing tactics of varying complexity in accordance with established category/commodity strategies reflecting the optimum cost, quality and on time delivery.
Participates in sourcing and category commodity strategy formulation locally and globally and therefore Category Strategy Development is key - Establishes category strategy using Total Value Performance
Must be able to deal with complex sourcing and purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high quality goods and services.
Must be able to prepare and present to senior purchasing/sourcing leadership recommendations of improvement and/ or strategy opportunities and alternative courses of action.
Will need to support purchasing/sourcing management in activities such as price benchmarking, vendor management, industry and market trends, process analysis, and model building. Negotiations Excellence - Utilizes tools and methods in negotiations to achieve Cummins stakeholder objectives and achieve a mutually agreed upon all contract terms between all parties.
Develops and maintains effective relationships with suppliers to the benefit of both parties as well as maintaining long-lasting existing relationships between existing suppliers and internal stakeholders.
To be successful in this role the candidate will need the following:
College, university, or equivalent degree in field appropriate for the function required. (MCIPS would be an advantage)
5 to 10 year proven work experience as a Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Contracts Specialist or similar role coupled with a thorough understanding of sourcing and procurement methodologies
Proficiency in Microsoft word, PowerPoint, excel, teams, zoom, etc ( Advanced Excel experience would be an advantage)
Analytical-, Problem Solving Skills, Project Management Skills & Sound time-management and organizational skills.
Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Waterfall Park
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting May 3, 2022, 4:10:41 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 220002IQ