Cummins Inc. SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNER – SENIOR in Craiova, Romania



Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Power Systems Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Craiova for a Supply ChainPlanner - Senior.

Your impact will be seenin these and other ways:

  • Coordinate daily supply chain operations for critical suppliers or customers in materials, production, inventory, logistics, customer service, demand management, or order fulfillment.

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

  • Achieving and continuously improving customer service levels, and/or manage inventory levels and targets, and managing supply and demand within the Supply Chain.

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

  • Manage the daily operational processes for a critical segment of the supply chain.

  • Eliminate potential supply chain failures as part of the daily planning process.

  • Champion preventive practices to eliminate expediting to supply chain leadership as appropriate to prevent problems.

  • Lead cross functional stakeholders to develop and implement short and mid-term tactical improvements

  • Complies with communication plans and processes to ensure stakeholders’ needs are met.

  • Conducts periodic department or division wide informational meetings.

  • Leverage common processes tools, and information systems

  • Approve system strategies and advise on changes to planning systems parameters as required.

  • Analyze and interpret KPIs to identify areas for improvement and action plans.

  • Lead Six Sigma and functional process improvement teams.

  • Liaise with functional stakeholders to mitigate mid-term supplier or customer constraints.

  • Mentor and coach supply chain planners.

  • Ensure common supply chain processes are being utilized at best potential and internal controlling tools are in place and used appropriately

  • Supply chain consolidation due to our products range transfer project including the new suppliers located in China & India and balancing the demand request between two different sources, following Purchasing recommendations and Production needs.

  • Focus in China and India suppliers’ development.

  • Balance the demand between two different sources following Purchasing supply recommendations.

  • Align the supply processes to production planning.

  • Develop specific analyzes in order to prevent any misalignment between production needs and materials flow.

  • Work together with warehouse people to close any gaps assuring the continuity in production processes.



  • Very Good Manage skills - Solid understanding of how to manage execution. Manages the performance of self and others through the use of structured tools. Delegates effectively and regularly with solid support and follow through. Uses defined processes to manage execution. Fosters Open Communication - Demonstrated results indicating deep knowledge of fostering open communication. Expresses reactions and opinions without intimidating others. Actively encourages others to express their honest views, even contrary ones and listens actively to all viewpoints. Encourages others to share information in an organized and effective manner. Develops processes, plans, and schedules to provide relevant information and obtain feedback from the organization.

  • Analytical Reasoning - Applies basic research methodologies and statistical analysis to solve problems. Synthesizes and analyzes low to moderately complex data, information and evidence in order to draw meaningful conclusions.

  • Project Management - Has a good understanding of and effectively applies project management techniques in low to moderately complex projects.

  • Supply Chain Knowledge - Works in or with the Supply Chain functions and has knowledge of how the functions work to meet our end customer’s requirements.

  • Inventory Control AndManagement - Understand inventory control and management principals and how they impact the local and global supply chain. Understand how the inventory management principles and objectives must tie together to insure continuity in the supply chain.

  • High Level of SupplierPerformance Management - Understands functional roles and responsibilities requisite to appropriately manage supplier performance and fulfill allocated responsibilities; Ensure suppliers understand their performance deficiencies and Cummins expectations relative to continuous improvement.

  • Production Planning – Have a specialized training in line balancing, inventory planning, scheduling, etc. Able to effectively use these tools to adjust to changes in production in the current system. Able to implement changes with appropriate support.

  • Focus on Customer needs - Familiar with key supply chain customers. Knowledge would include business strategies, organizational structures, geographic footprints, financial results, internal processes, and primary needs for effective segmentation.

  • Cross Functional knowledge - Understands the basic high-level tasks for each functional area like: Marketing, Technical, Purchasing, Planning & Logistics, etc

  • Fluent in English language

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office

Education, Licenses,Certifications

University degree: Economical or technical field


Relevant work experience required, min 5 years in an industrial environment

Solid experience in logistics area

Team Coordination and People Management Experience

Working in a multinational environment would be a plus


Primary Location Romania-Dolj-Craiova-Romania, Craiova, Newage AvK Plant

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 6, 2018, 5:15:50 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003V1