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Cummins Inc. Regional Contract Buyer in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Regional Contract Buyer


Regional Contract Buyer


With over one hundred years of industry, Cummins are the trailblazers when it comes to power generation technologies. From out 4000 hp engines to our hydrogen powered fuel cells, we are powering businesses in over 190 countries around the globe.

We are currently looking for a Regional Contract Buyer to execute buying strategies in accordance with agreed upon material buying plans, specifically focused on improving supplier overall performance and capacity ahead of demand.

The role is defined as Hybrid with the requirement to work on-site in Peterborough 2-3 days per week.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborates with sourcing team for supplier process improvement while maintaining high quality product and/or service delivery.

  • Analyzes purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high-quality goods and services.

  • Prepares and presents recommendations of improvement opportunities and alternative courses of action to senior purchasing leaders.

  • Consistently applies sourcing policies, procedures, and processes.

  • Supports the link between purchasing and manufacturing facilities and will serve as key line of communication between manufacturing and the suppliers.

Interacts with suppliers regarding payment issues and order fulfillment.


To be a success in your role you will need:

  • Relevent degree, and/ or experience in a similar role.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

  • Prior working experience in a Purchasing/Buying environment.

  • Strong Communication and stakeholder management skills.

C ompensation and Benefits include;

  • Salary between £31,600 and £39,500 Depending on experience.

  • Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions up to 9%

  • Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)

  • Contribution towards private medical insurance

  • Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs

  • Life assurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

  • Family friendly policies


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Cambridgeshire-UK, Peterborough, EMEA Cummins Generator Tech

Other Locations United Kingdom-England-Lincolnshire-UK, Stamford, Newage Barnack Road, United Kingdom-England-Cambridgeshire-UK, Peterborough, Cummins Info Services Europe, United Kingdom-England-Milton Keynes-UK, Milton Keynes, Precedent House, United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Wellingborough, CUK Cummins Diesel OP10

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 28, 2022, 4:15:44 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 2200028K