Integrated Supply Chain Fall Co-op Positions
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We are looking for a talented Supply Chain candidate to join our team specializing in Supply Chain for our Corporate Business in Columbus, IN and/or your remote home office.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
Assists with the planning, design, purchase, and/or implementation of integrated manufacturing, assembly or fabrication processes in a manufacturing plant. Helps determine the manufacturing processes required to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification. Works with engineering to identify problems with product and performance; may recommend solutions or enhancements. Assists with plans and designs methods to improve efficiency in production. Work to improve equipment availability and capability by utilizing continuous improvement tools and working cross functionally. Define manufacturing standard working methods.
Planning and Logistics
To plan and maintain daily Supply Chain operations in one or more functional areas such as materials, production, inventory, logistics, customer service, demand management or order fulfillment. Ensures internal and external customers’ expectations and requirements are met. Develop planning system strategies to improve signals across the supply chain Monitor and adjust parameters in the planning system. Use common processes tools, and information systems. Analyze and interpret Key Performance Indicators to identify areas for improvement and action plans. Execute the daily operational planning process within a specified functional area. Identify potential supply chain failures as part of the planning process and mitigate associated risks Work closely with stakeholders – internal and/or external to develop short term tactical improvements. Use the planning system to drive consistent planning signals across the supply chain Participate in functional process improvement teams
Purchasing / Supplier Management
Provides support for purchasing system strategy. Analyzes system to identify opportunities for improvement. Trains internal customers to use purchasing systems. Supports full flow of electronic sourcing process, including user training. Understands, maintains and improves category hierarchy. Implements and maintains purchasing catalogs through coordination with suppliers and sourcing managers. Participates in benchmarking and improving purchasing systems and processes. Analyzes e-sourcing and catalog usage and assists Corporate Indirect Purchasing (CIP) in meeting goals for utilization. Coordinates globally with all of CIP for e-sourcing and catalogs. Provides training, support, identifies issues and escalates to Purchasing Systems Analyst for all purchasing. Communicates with global help desk and purchase order administrators any applicable changes or issues. Coaches and trains peers, sourcing managers and suppliers globally on the use of applicable purchasing systems.
Applies the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of the manufacturing and installation operations of the organization. Responsible for applicable systems related to plant customer issues such as corrective action requests, supplier corrective action requests, nonconforming material reports, etc. Leads containment activities. Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects and ensures continual improvement in process and product design. Ensures products and process development meet quality standards. Identifies problems, prioritizes actions, leads or participates in Six Sigma projects. Participates in change management activities by verifying products and processes, developing key measures, and analyzing data for decision support. Conducts audits of processes and quality systems. Works with purchasing to improve the quality of purchased parts. Serve as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
- Supply Chain Knowledge
- Analytical Thinking and Reasoning
- Attention to Detail
- Effective Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
- Relationship Management
- Ensures accountability
- Customer Focus
Degree Programs Considered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, MBA
Major Programs Typically Considered: All Engineering Majors (including MET and EET), All Supply Chain and Logistics Related Majors, Economics, Informatics, and Statistics.
Cummins Co-op program criteria:
- Must be a full-time enrolled student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
- Minimum 2.5 GPA preferred
- Must be able to complete a minimum of 16 weeks, up to a maximum of 52 weeks
- Must be able to complete 40 hours per week
- Willingness to learn from others on the job