Cummins Inc. Bilingual Supply Chain Representative in Nashville, Tennessee
Bilingual Supply Chain Representative
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Act as single-point-of-contact for Cummins’ customers for the complete order life cycle.
Responsible for portfolio of globally based customers by managing end-to-end order management and logistics process flow to ensure timely delivery of Cummins products.
Responsible for medium complexity customer accounts which may require adaptation of response or extensive research according to customer needs.
Make independent decisions in best interest of customer & CMI.
Initiate calls/meetings with critical stakeholders on behalf of customers; provide direction to customer based on outcomes.
Forecasting/semi-forecasting: Assist customer to forecast part demand through the supply chain.
Decide on behalf of the customer what shipments can be released early/on agreed date and re-allocate parts to fulfil orders.
Identify fluctuations in order patterns (peaks and troughs) and notify account manager/plant.
Build professional relationship with customers to ensure they receive the best service possible through processing orders, customer communication, and coordinating with global functions.
Plan and maintain daily communication across international customers and internal functions with functional areas such as materials, distribution centers and global sales teams to review and adapt to customer demand; ensure accurate and timely order throughout to prevent/minimize aging orders.
Resolve all escalated internal and customer inquiries and order exceptions; ensure prompt and accurate resolution for order queries, order modification, parts availability/sourcing, plus research to resolve credits/debits and quality issues.
Request support from Supervisor for complex escalations/issues providing documentation through process.
Maintain accurate records of interactions with customers and functional areas using Cummins systems.
Participates in continuous improvement projects
Logistics and supply chain knowledge: apply strong knowledge of international shipping terms, procedures, and trading laws to manage end-to-end process to fulfill customer requirements.
Analytical Reasoning: Applies research methodologies and statistical analysis to solve problems and exercise independent judgement. Synthesizes and analyzes low to moderately complex data, information and evidence in order to draw meaningful solutions to meet customer expectations.
Team members must adapt quickly and have the ability to make sound decisions when dealing with unexpected changes, laws, regulations, special requirements (Shipping, Import/Export regulations at customer location).
Communication (Written and Verbal): Communicates in a clear, organized and precise manner with functional areas to drive the required response; communicates responses to the customer relevant to their original request, while providing alternative solutions.
Order Management Representatives must possess strong communications skills and be able to effectively communicate in different languages, when necessary.
Attention to detail: Pays attention to all the details of what is communicated, either written, orally, or presented. Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing daily tasks while considering impact on functional areas. Provides accurate and relevant information on a timely basis to the customer.
High degree of accuracy required.
Cultural knowledge: Strong ability to understand, communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures.
Systems knowledge and technical skills: Minimum of intermediate skill level with computer related programs such as Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook) and Internet.
Ability to gain skills required to utilize Cummins’ systems (e.g. Siebel, Red Prairie).
Customer Order Management Representatives will need to access elevated screens that allow them to manage and monitor customers' orders, product availability, and total volume with the goal of optimizing shipments and revenue.
Language Skills: Business level for speaking, reading, and understanding Spanish.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred or minimum of 2 years relevant work in order management, account management, or in supply chain.
Compensation & Benefits
Base hourly rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.
Cummins & E-verify
At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. 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. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, CBS Customer Care
Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office
Recruitment Job Type Office
Job Posting Jun 20, 2017, 10:08:07 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 170002SS