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Cummins Inc. Metal Components Purchasing Manager in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Metal Components Purchasing Manager


Metal Components Purchasing Manager

Closing Date: 6 th June 2022

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We are looking for a talented Purchasing Manager to join our team specializing in the metal components markets for our CGT (Cummins Generator Technologies) department based near one of our sites across UK with remote working.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Managing the end-to-end purchasing strategies and processes that capitalize on savings and risk mitigation opportunities for the business focused on raw materials

  • Building strong supplier relationships with steel and copper mills, as well as resin and plastics suppliers and encouraging a high level of supplier collaboration and delivery

  • Contributing to and implementing overall purchasing strategy that provides foundation for supplier negotiations

  • Mitigating risk and promoting compliance by establishing and maintaining valued relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Communicating regularly with purchasing team and business partners

  • Actively supporting the annual planning (AOP) at the commodity group level

  • Presenting raw material sourcing and procurement issues and proposed solutions to purchasing leadership.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree, OCPIS qualified would be beneficial

  • Previous experience in purchasing roles is essential

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment or consultancy

  • Knowledge of copper and steel markets would be ideal

  • Flexibility to travel to supply sites when necessary and safe to do so

Compensation and Benefits

  • Base salary between £56,000k - £65,000k

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

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

  • Private medical insurance

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

  • Health screening

  • 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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 3, 2022, 10:17:26 AM

Unposting Date Jun 6, 2022, 5:59:00 PM

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 220002U3