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Cummins Inc. Sourcing Specialist - Electrificaton Battery Category 采购专员-电动化电池品类 in Shanghai, China

Sourcing Specialist - Electrificaton Battery Category 采购专员-电动化电池品类


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collects information, inputs, data from various sources and conducts analysis/simulations to support or report sourcing work.

  • Analyzes sourcing information and presents findings for process improvement and cost reduction while maintaining high quality product and/or service delivery.

  • May source assigned items and executes buying strategies in accordance with agreed sourcing strategy at the optimum cost.

  • Procures inventory, supplies, and capital goods; places purchase orders with vendors.

  • Analyzes sourcing and purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high quality goods and services.

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

  • Consistently applies sourcing policies, procedures and processes.

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

  • Conducts minor contract negotiations.

  • Gathers information and provides input on larger contracts.

  • Manages loading and retrieving of legal and compliance documents into applicable storage systems to support regulatory, audit and research activities.

  • Assists in the process of interviewing and evaluating sales representatives and vendors.

  • Supports Six Sigma projects through active team membership or provision of data and market intelligence.

  • Interacts with suppliers with regard to payments and order fulfillment.

  • Procures services and goods, inventory, supplies, and capital goods (CIP)

  • Compiling and managing Ariba IAC's (Invoice against Contracts) - (CIP)

  • Low complexity /risk sourcing work and contract development under supervision




  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Communicates Effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Confidential Disclosure - Protects Cummins confidential information by using the appropriate channel of communication and ensures that Confidential Disclosure Agreements are in place with all suppliers that Cummins interacts with to protect Cummins Confidential Information and to ensure that the suppliers confidential information is not misused or disclosed in any manner.

  • Cost Management - Establishes and controls product and service costs using functional tools to deliver and track product and services at competitive prices; ensures competitiveness of Cummins products in our markets while preserving desired margins.

  • Diversity Procurement - Evaluates, develops, establishes and integrates global diversity requirements and compliance; creates an inclusive environment that fosters the need for diverse suppliers to ensure a global sustainable and inclusive supply base to meet Cummins and customer's requirements.

  • Purchasing Ethics - Avoids supplier engagement that may compromise supplier sourcing, selection, and management processes and seeks counsel to ensure compliance.

  • Purchasing Systems - Recognizes linkage to multiple systems such as purchasing order, payment, engineering release, and quality systems; troubleshoots and corrects issues resulting from data issues; writes ad-hoc reports using tools within each application; identifies and documents work flows and system testing; actively participates in implementation process of new purchasing systems including requirements gathering, design, communication, and training.

  • Source to Pay Principles - Leverages key principles of the Source to Pay process to smoothly execute sourcing decisions, order placement, material/service acquisition and on-time payment of Suppliers.

  • Sourcing - Utilizes the purchasing functional system to support the Request For Quote process and establish a Total Cost of Ownership comparison of suppliers based on the category strategy and define the supplier that is most likely to meet Cummins and customer's needs.

  • Supply Base Regulatory Compliance - Works with suppliers to advise them of any governmental regulations at a regional, national and global level as well as Cummins policies and procedures pertaining to regulatory compliance for the materials and services they provide; obtains documentation from the supplier in order to document evidence of compliance.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in field appropriate for the function required.


  • Minimal prior experience is required.


  • Automotive battery/Battery direct material/Automotive background

  • Certified Purchasing/supply chain background

Chemical material education related background



Primary Location China-Shanghai-Shanghai-China, Shanghai, EBA Center

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 19, 2020, 9:17:23 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200000KE