Placement / Internship

Purchasing Placement Student

Business/Economics/Analytics.

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Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

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

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:

  • Key New Product Introduction work in support of departmental objectives
  • Detailed involvement in Functional Excellence – opportunity to work with other Business Units to help share common processes, tools, and resources to better achieve business goals
  • Working with a group of suppliers – assisting with purchase to pay process, cost reduction, capacity planning, delivery/quality performance, risk mitigation
  • Data analysis in assistance with low-cost country sourcing/cost reduction opportunities
  • Engagement across a number of teams, gaining commodity experience
  • Close integration with Supplier Quality

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

  • Working towards a degree – please specify degree being studied, preferably Engineering/Business related although not limited to these subjects / A Levels (or equivalent) please specify grades
  • Positive attitude, strong personal motivation; being proactive in a dynamic working environment
  • Communication skills and being able to work well in a team. Teamwork skills.
  • IT Skills/program knowledge

Benefits Overview

Benefits and perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Cummins and the country where you work.

  • Financial Wellness: As a Cummins employee your retirement savings plan/pension plan/superannuation will power your path to retirement and improve your financial future.
  • Health & Wellness: Your wellbeing is important to us. You and your family will be cared for through comprehensive health care benefits.
  • Continuing Education: Whether starting or completing a degree, you will be supported by tuition reimbursement opportunities or full funding.
  • Paid Incentive: You will receive annual merit and profit sharing based on individual and company performance.
  • Diversity & Inclusion: We celebrate diverse perspectives and you will be part of building a more diverse workforce to enhance our competitive position and enrich our culture.
  • Work-life Flexibility: Your energy and commitment will be recognised through paid vacation and holidays, parental leave, adoption assistance, flexible work environments and more.
  • Every Employee, Every Community: You are empowered to volunteer at least four hours per year on company time, to give back to the communities where you work and live.
  • Development & Growth: You will learn and grow through training and hands-on experience in an environment that values curiosity and developing talent for the future.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £21,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Darlington
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Business
  • Economics

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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