Cummins Inc. Inventory Administrative Assistant in Portland, Oregon

Inventory Administrative Assistant


Extraordinary Technology Requires Extraordinary People!

Our Distribution business delivers reliable, durable, high performing products for our global partners. You are key to our customers’ success. Working with industry leading technology and diagnostic tools, you’ll deliver solutions that build your knowledge base and fuel your career.

Expectations for the Portland -based Inventory Administrative Assistant :

Cummins Sales and Service is looking for an experienced Inventory Administrative Assistant for the Portland Distribution Center. The inventory administrative assistant provides administrative support for Portland PDC management and is responsible for core processing for Alaska,Washington and Oregon branches, Portland PDC, and processes returns for all dealers in the Northwest areas of the Pacific Region

Responsibilities to include:

  • Process all outgoing cores, including writing and processing BOL’s

  • Manage all factory core credit discrepancies for assigned territory

  • Communicate with stakeholders as required regarding core shipments

  • Provide assistance to dealers with core processing issues and questions

  • Reconcile all cores for the Portland PDC

  • Processes all paperwork for dealer part returns

  • Communicate with dealers as required regarding return processing

  • Order and maintain office and warehouse supplies

  • Provide minor financial support: count cash register, monitor cash aging report, make bank and check deposits

  • Monitor payroll and adjust employee hours when needed

If you want to develop your career with the industry leader who gives you the innovative technology you love to work with and empowers you to deliver a service you can be proud of – then Cummins is where you need to be.



  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with external and internal customers.

  • Self-motivated team player with the desire to work and communicate well with customers and co-workers.

  • Ability to initiate, expedite and follow through to task completion.

  • Demonstrated ability to positively react to change in environment, processes and people.

  • Demonstrated ability to engage customers in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines while demonstrating attention to detail.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel.

    Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Two years administrative experience preferred

  • One year customer service experience preferred

  • Ability to adopt and demonstrate Cummins values

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify.

Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

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Primary Location United States-Oregon-Portland-US, OR, Portland, Cummins Northwest Parts Central

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jan 9, 2018, 6:39:47 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800002Q