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Cummins Inc. Sourcing Specialist - Senior in Mississauga, Ontario

Sourcing Specialist - Senior


We are looking for a talented Senior Sourcing Specialist to join our team specializing in sales for our #NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Conducts complex analysis of markets, supply chains, and supply base; applies analysis to sourcing process improvement initiatives. Identifies qualified suppliers and executes sound source selection processes.

  • Has regular interface with suppliers within area of responsibility and maintains the supplier relationship. Understands how key purchasing principles are used toward assuring supply.


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


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

  • Negotiations Excellence - Utilizes tools and methods in negotiations to achieve Cummins stakeholder objectives and achieve a mutually agreed upon all contract terms between all parties.

  • Supplier Relationship Management - Manages strategic supplier using agreed process with established work plan, senior sponsor meetings, and scorecards; defines and evaluates a collaborative relationship with a Category Partners List supplier to deliver value to Cummins and the supplier.

  • Intellectual Property Management - Assures protection of Cummins Intellectual Property within the supply base and partners with suppliers to optimize the use of their intellectual property for Cummins future competitive advantage by engaging the legal function; assures appropriate separation of Cummins' inventors from Supplier Intellectual Property to avoid Intellectual Property poisoning that could inhibit Cummins' ability to freely invent.

Experience Required:

  • 4 to 5 Years of experience within related engineering/Manufacturing field (Sourcing/Buying)

  • Instrumentation within field (Strong asset)

  • Experience with Fabrication, welded assemblies (Strong asset)

  • Ability to understand, improve and follow purchasing procedures

  • Working with suppliers on improving delivery and quality performance

  • Budgeting for cost saving and building list of projects to achieve targeted cost reduction and then implement projects

  • Ability to work with cross functional group to resolve issues and improve process

  • Understanding category spend and buying habits and building safety stocks to improve supply

  • Working with internal and external stakeholders to create plan for future to meet business goals

  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders

  • Must have strong understanding of complete P2P process

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in field appropriate for the function required (Engineering)

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.


Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Argentia

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 24, 2022, 1:12:56 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization New Power Business

Req ID: 220004NM