Cummins Inc. Placement - Sourcing Analyst in Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Placement - Sourcing Analyst


This role is a great opportunity to gain business experience within a Corporate group (i.e. responsible for supporting all Business Units) and to liaise with, and learn about multiple functions within a business.

The candidate will be given an opportunity to apply theory to real business issues and make a positive contribution to the success of the Corporate Indirect Purchasing department and its customers. They will be given as much responsibility that they demonstrate they are capable of handling, this will include managing their own projects, supporting Sourcing Managers and the Collaboration & Governance Leader with their projects.

The candidate will be working under the guidance of the Sourcing Analyst and C&G Lead, however they will support all Indirect Purchasing team members, and as a result there is potential for them to become involved in projects that focus on the different categories in Indirect Purchasing, for example Supply Chain, IT, Corporate and MRO (Maintenance Repair and Operating supplies) as well as involvement in functional excellence and collaboration and governance work.

One of Cummins core values is Corporate Responsibility and the candidate will therefore also be required to work with their peers to periodically organise community related events, e.g. charity and fundraising events.

  • Review and Approve internal purchase requisitions

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

  • Arrange quarterly and present Ariba Workshop to sites via Webex, and occasionally at the Business Units.

  • Administer and lead Catalogue Strategy

  • Report monthly UK and European Catalogue Analysis

  • Administer our Diversity Improvement Project

  • Create and Renew Invoice Against Contracts

  • Supporting MRO Team (Maintenance Repairs and Operations) projects

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

  • Co-ordinate activities such as the annual supplier segmentation, supplier code of conduct and quarterly PR audits

  • Support policy reviews and updates

  • Tracking of measures relating to Functional Excellence / Collaboration & Governance

  • Support individual projects across the function as they arise


  • Studying for an undergraduate degree in a business related discipline or a European language degree (written and verbal English are mandatory)

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

  • Attention to detail and good organisation skills

  • Ability to understand data and problem solve, and think innovatively

  • Excellent use of IT skills and use of Lotus notes mail and calendar

  • Well developed communication skills, written and verbal

  • Partnering within department and also within other functions

  • Conducting presentations at team meetings and via tele-conference

  • Students will present an overview of a project they have lead.

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.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Stockton-on-Tees-UK, Stockton on Tees, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Oct 24, 2018, 4:32:02 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006ZU