Cummins New Power Jobs

Job Information

Cummins Inc. Purchasing Project Lead (VPI) – Hydrogen in Mississauga, Ontario

Purchasing Project Lead (VPI) – Hydrogen

Description

We are looking for a talented Purchasing Project Lead (VPI) – Hydrogen to join our team #NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario.

  • Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area. Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.

  • Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline.

  • Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

  • Monitors and communicates project status to project team.

  • Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.

  • Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.

  • Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.

  • Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.

Qualifications

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

Skills

  • Schedule Management - Manages the project schedule using the recommended project management tools and processes to drive completion within the agreed timeline.

  • Scope Management - Manages a list of project deliverables (scope) using the recommended project management tools and processes to ensure that the project includes all the work required and only the work required to complete the project successfully.

  • Project Issue and Risk Management - Manages the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive events.

  • Project Resource Management - Develops resource (expense and headcount) plans using recommended project management tools and processes to manage resources effectively.

  • Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

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

  • Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

  • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

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

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

Experience

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience, including team leadership experience, required.

  • We are looking for someone with VPI experience, preferably in Purchasing, and preferably more than 2 years, to lead multiple tailoring and localisation projects for our electrolyser product range

  • This role will work closely with technical colleagues in Belgium & Canada, Sourcing colleagues globally and with the finished product to also be made in multiple regions, so travel will be required at times for internal meetings, workshops and supplier visits

  • This role will report to a VPI Manager based in Belgium, so ability to communicate proactively and effectively across regions is essential

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society

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.

The successful candidate will go through pre-employment background check process consists of a Criminal Background Check which includes a criminal background check as well as an education and work experience check. Specific Tickets / Licenses are checked as required, and Drivers Abstracts are required for any position where driving is part of the job.

We are looking for a talented Purchasing Project Lead (VPI) – Hydrogen to join our team #NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario.

  • Manages, develops, and implements project(s) of varying complexity and size in assigned functional area. Partners with business stakeholders to ensure a successful project completion.

  • Leads multiple projects from inception to completion; facilitates project planning sessions with internal stakeholders to determine the scope and objectives of each project; works with business stakeholders to establish project performance goals; designs project plan, develops timeline, identifies project milestones, and tracks performance against performance goals and timeline.

  • Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

  • Monitors and communicates project status to project team.

  • Plans and monitors project budget, conducts research and analysis; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.

  • Manages project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk; works with others on the team and outside the team to identify alternatives or solutions.

  • Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other project team experiences to enhance the success of the project.

  • Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Sponsor and other stakeholders on status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Identifies and assigns appropriate resources to accomplish various project tasks; guides and coaches team members through various stages of the project; provides developmental feedback to team members.

Job PURCHASING

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Cummins Hydrogenics

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Dec 1, 2022, 8:51:33 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization New Power Business

Req ID: 220006PM

DirectEmployers