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Cummins Inc. Indirect Buying - Placement Student - Purchasing in Darlington, United Kingdom

Indirect Buying - Placement Student - Purchasing


We are looking for an enthusiastic Indirect Buying Placement Student to join our team on a 12 month placement commencing July/August 2022 specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Segment 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:

  • Managing your own projects, supporting Indirect Buying Analysts with their projects.

  • Working under the guidance of the Indirect Buying Leader, however, supporting the whole team, and as a result there is potential for you to become involved in projects that focus on the different categories in Indirect Purchasing, for example MRO (Maintenance Repair and Operating supplies), Facilities and Construction, IT, Supply Chain and Corporate.

  • Review and Approve internal purchase requisitions

  • Collect and report data from our Ariba internal ordering system and present the Spend Analysis

  • Administer and lead Catalogue Analysis and Support individual projects across the function as they arise

  • Charity responsibilities – assisting Community Involvement Team with charity and fundraising activities


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

  • Studying for an undergraduate degree in a business related discipline or a European language degree

  • Must have a good knowledge of Microsoft excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Clear and concise communication skills (written and verbal) and attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple long term projects whilst meeting short term deadlines.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Nov 5, 2021, 8:56:56 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210006CV