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Cummins Inc. Material Planning Supervisor in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Material Planning Supervisor


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate Supply Chain Group supports our Business Segments, customers and suppliers by operating as a fully integrated Supply Chain enabling increased agility, flexibility and the ability to respond faster to our customers and regional markets.Supply Chain Services is a global organization with regional centers delivering Effective, Efficient, End to End supply chain services.Working in a diverse, multi-cultural and innovative space, you’ll interact directly with our customers, build relationships and develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set. Our integrated business demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is a very exciting opportunity in Peterborough for an experienced Material Planning Supervisor. In this role you will oversee the activities of a team of Material Planners whilst planning and maintaining daily Supply Chain operations in a range of functional areas such as materials, production, inventory, logistics, customer service, demand management and order fulfillment.

This position is part of a brand-new department within the business and it is perfect for you if you are looking for the opportunity to make a name for yourself in a global organization. You will be able to develop a new team as well as be a key influencer in Continuous Improvement initiatives for the department.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Oversee a team of Material Planners to ensure internally and externally sourced materials are ordered and available on time whilst utilizing resources and data to optimize inventory levels.

  • Managing Material Planning activities for your assigned set of suppliers or sites on products sourced from the EMEA region.

  • Drive KPI’s in the team such as; managing supplier performance, delivery performance, inventory management etc.

  • Own complex enquires and escalations and engage with other End-to-End tracks, Regional Operating Team or Function, as needed.

  • Identify potential supply chain failures as part of the planning process and mitigate associated risks.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders - internal and/or external to develop short term tactical improvements.

  • coach and develop your team with a focus on encouraging high performance and supporting professional development of everyone looking to progress.


Skills and Experience Required:

To be a success in this role you will need:

  • A proven track record of working in a fast-paced Supply Chain environment.

  • To demonstrate an understanding of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • To be an advocate for continuous improvement and always looking for ways to optimize work processes.

  • To enjoy being a positive and motivational leader, with demonstrable experience managing a team.

  • Exceptional communication skills, allowing you to liaise with suppliers, internal stakeholders and other parts of the business.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary up to £32,000 plus an 8% variable bonus (paid annually based on company performance)

  • Private health care (for you, partner and children under 21)

  • Healthshield to assist with costs of opticians, dentist, physiotherapist etc.

  • Pension (Cummins contributions up to 7%)

  • 25 days holiday plus stats

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 8, 2019, 3:27:27 AM

Unposting Date Jul 25, 2019, 3:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190002QM