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Cummins Inc. Buyer in Gladbeck, Germany



We are currently looking for an experienced Buyer to join our new power business unit based in Herten, Germany.

This is a new purchasing team that will support a new production line for a large, international client. We are currently at the early stages of process implementation and you will play an integral part in developing key supplier relationships and process improvement.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways

  • Executes buying strategies in accordance with agreed upon material buying plans, specifically focused on improving supplier overall performance and capacity ahead of demand.

  • Collaborates with sourcing team for supplier process improvement while maintaining high quality product and/or service delivery.

  • Analyzes purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high quality goods and services.

  • Consistently applies sourcing policies, procedures and processes.

  • Supports linkage between purchasing and manufacturing facilities and will serve as communication conduit between manufacturing and the suppliers.

  • Interacts with suppliers with regard to payment issues and order fulfillment.

  • Provides delivery/expediting support to the plant/site during supplier issues.


  • Relevant purchasing/ supply chain qualifications or qualified by directly relevant experience.

  • Purchasing experience within a manufacturing or production setting is essential.

  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate is essential.

  • English language and German skills are essential.



Primary Location Germany-North Rhine Westphalia-Bottrop-Germany, Gladbeck, Hydrogenics GmbH

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 28, 2021, 7:30:34 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100061D