Cummins Inc. Placement - Supply Chain in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement - Supply Chain


At Cummins we recognise that having experience of the working world during your university degree provides a key insight to the practical application of your learning. We run an exciting 12 month placement where you are given an opportunity to work in a role and on real projects making a difference in both your team and the company as a whole. You will received on the job training and take part in a structured Training & Development Programme designed to give the skills and competencies required for future graduate roles.

Working within the plant materials team the successful candidate will rotate through the department functions experiencing all aspects of a busy operational manufacturing supply chain environment. The role covers demand, production, and material planning. Supplier and customer relationship management. Warehousing and logistics planning and operational execution.

The primary function of the role is to support the plants successful fulfilment of customer needs through the efficient planning and execution of the supply plan. Typically this will include:

  • Managing supplier relationships to ensure continuity of supply.Using MRP system to create material supply plans which support the production requirements.

  • Customer order management. Analysing customer requirements for significant change, entry into the demand planning process, acting as primary point of contact for the customer managing the operational relationship.Acting as voice of the customer into the plant.

  • Logistics management.Working within transport management teams and 3 rd party logistics provider to ensure inventory accuracy, warehouse and logistics operations are effective.

  • Department performance metric reporting and continuous improvement projects.

  • Ensures internal and external customers' expectations and requirements are met.



  • Good communication skills

  • Time management

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized

  • Be a team player as well as be able to work proactively and independently

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • High level of competency in Microsoft Office software.


Applicants must be working towards a degree in Business Studies, Supply Chain or Logistics.

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Emissions Solutions Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Oct 21, 2017, 6:07:24 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 17000687