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Cummins Inc. Purchasing Assistant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Purchasing Assistant


“At Cummins we are dedicated to promoting diversity in the workplace, we provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, gender, disability national origin, age, religion or sexual orientation.”

Purchasing Assistant IRC534440

Education, Licenses, Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Industrial Engineering, Business Management or related.


2 years or experience on purchasing.


· Management of Purchasing Management Systems (Ariba)

· Advanced handling of Microsoft Office.

· Knowledge in the Purchase to Bill process.


  • Interaction with projects in the area to save expenses and cost reductions.

  • Interaction with different projects, conducting research and contact with suppliers.

  • Development of bidding processes with suppliers (review of quotes, update of documentation and support in signing contracts).

  • Direct contact with suppliers to update information and close contracts or negotiations.

  • Ensuring the bidding process efficiently based on Cummins standards.

  • Collect information and update catalogs of suppliers in the system.

  • Approval of purchase orders sent by users.

  • Resolution of problems and doubts of suppliers and users.


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

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

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

Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

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

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

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

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.





Primary Location Mexico-San Luis Potosí-San Luis Potosí-Mexico, San Luis Potosi, Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Oct 7, 2020, 8:03:55 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002O6