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Cummins Inc. Placement Student - Technical Purchasing in Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Placement Student - Technical Purchasing


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

  • Prototype procurement including order management, building supplier relationships, expediting components from global locations, and communicating updates.

  • Assisting engineering function in sourcing of components for validation and test work. Works to build relationships with the engineering function to ensure deliverables are met in line with test requirements.

  • Working with the global technical sourcing team to help on current program ordering requirements and supplier risk management administration activities such as supplier confidentiality agreements.

  • Opportunity to work with different business units within Cummins.

  • Develop team’s common processes, tools, and resources

  • Preparing and presenting project updates to business


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

  • Ability to work independently as well as to work as part of a team.

  • IT literate, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and online communication tools

  • Basic knowledge of supply chain practices; Awareness of purchasing ethics and risk management.

  • Structured approach to problem solving and of project management, combined with the ability to manage concurrent project and deal with various priorities; Demonstrate working to committed deadlines.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-West Yorkshire-UK, Huddersfield, CTT St Andrew's Road

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Nov 1, 2022, 9:11:45 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220008FA