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Cummins Inc. Planner Buyer Technician in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Planner Buyer Technician


Under general supervision, determines the quantity and order date for materials needed to meet the master production schedule or independent customer demand. Expedites purchase or production orders as appropriate.

  • Plan the most economical flow of purchased material to ensure that production needs are met & shortages are avoided while utilizing Standard Work per Supply Chain Planning Tools

  • Expedite incoming materials to maintain production schedules, to meet emergency situations and fluctuating schedules

  • Manage inventory levels in dollars and days supply as stated in the company goals

  • Manage the engineering change releases by evaluating and setting effective dates/ to ensure they are met

  • Manage supply base to avoid premium freight cost for incoming components

  • Maintain good communication with suppliers, Sourcing Managers and RMEP Supply Chain Teams

  • Monitor vendor performance as related to on-time delivery of materials and firm line-set integrity

  • Drive corrective action at the supply base as required

  • Support and adhere to safety and housekeeping policies

  • Support Star Point activities and Team Base Work System (TBWS)


  • Previous buying/planning experience

  • Demonstrated experience with the Value Package (New Product) Introduction process

  • Knowledge of and working experience in MRP – Oracle/ASCP

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of inventory accuracy and control

  • Working knowledge of Just-in-Time inventory management, Engineering Release Documents, Product Change

  • Experience working with Customer Service and Scheduling teams to provide adequate response to ensure Customer Demand needs are met on time

  • Technical skills or college a plus

  • APICS participation /certification a plus

  • Advanced Excel skills a plus


Primary Location United States-North Carolina-Rocky Mount-US, NC, Rocky Mount, CDC Case-Cummins

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Aug 16, 2019, 3:15:58 PM

Unposting Date Sep 15, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190003PR