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Cummins Inc. NPI Purchasing Project Manager in Quimper, France

NPI Purchasing Project Manager


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.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

Our Components Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

We have a fantastic new role in Quimper for aNew Product Introduction (NPI) Purchasing Project Manager. This successful candidate will be responsible for the selection of suppliers to support global projects, including; RFQ’s, Tooling, BOM’s and PPAP.

This is the perfect role for you if you thrive in a high pressure, fast-paced environment and you are looking for global exposure as part of a multi-national business.


Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Manage the sourcing of new suppliers for new or existing products.

  • Support purchasing/sourcing management in activities such as price benchmarking, process analysis, market and industry research, and model building.

  • Analyze quotations from different suppliers, negotiating the costs of parts and tooling and ensuring each supplier can deliver within the projects’ timeframes.

  • Conduct and facilitate technical design reviews with suppliers, in order to confirm functionality of the part / component and manufacturability.

  • Manage suppliers On Time Delivery performance during prototype / development phases.

  • Update and maintain standard costs within the system during the NPI project and sustaining of new parts phase.

  • Work with production buyers to transfer material purchasing responsibility, once the new parts have obtained approved status.

  • Prepares and presents recommendations of improvement opportunities and alternative courses of action to purchasing/sourcing leaders.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • An Engineering related degree would be beneficial, but relevant work experience will also be considered.

  • Previous experience in a procurement or supply chain role would be beneficial but not essential.

  • The ability to multi – task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, adapting to change and conflicting priorities as and when required.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey a clear understanding of the

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 France-Bretagne-Finistère-France, Quimper, Cummins Filtration PLANT

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 4, 2019, 8:41:25 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190004P7