Cummins Inc. Placement - Supply Chain Planning in Ramsgate, United Kingdom

Placement - Supply Chain Planning


Cummins is the only team of dependable, innovative individuals that work in a diverse, inclusive,ethics-based environment who create and deliverthe world’s leading engine technology while developing careers doing impactful, collaborative work, empowering them to make a positive contribution to aglobal population in need of clean power solutions.

Today, innovation is just as critical to our success as it was in the early days of our Company. With our mature market emissions near zero, our focus now is on improving product efficiency and understanding our customers’ needs better than anyone else through the development of strong partnerships.

What makes Cummins different is the way in which we take the time to understand our customers and then exceed their expectations by always being the first to market with the best products. The other advantage Cummins has over the competition is that we produce and supply superior integrated power systems, making us a one-stop shop for all of our customers’ needs.

Understanding our customers’ needs before they do and applying the creative ingenuity to make us better, faster, first, is the key to our future success in an increasingly competitive environment.

We have an exciting opportunity for a undergraduate student to join our Supply Chain function in Ramsgate.


  • To plan and maintain daily Supply Chain operations within a functional area such as materials planning, production planning, inventory, logistics, customer service, demand management or order fulfillment. Ensures internal and external customers' expectations and requirements are met.

  • Analyse and interpret data to draw conclusions to improve business processes

  • Responsibility for managing demand for $m global accounts supported by an Account Team

  • Using Six Sigma Project tools and methodology to meet customer requirements

  • Create innovative solutions to drive improvements in current processes

  • Material Planning - Manage the balance of supply and demand to optimise business results

  • Exposure to working in a global environment

  • Exposure to global logistics / sales & marketing / supply chain finance

  • Ensuring working policies and procedures are maintained

  • Preparing key performance indicators and presenting to senior management

  • Help deliver Supply Chain department initiatives

  • Deliver fundraising events to support DEP’s local community


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

  • Good communication skills

  • Time management

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and stay organised

  • 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

The role will provide excellent experience for your CV and an introduction to a purchasing role in industry. A mentor will be there to guide you through your placement year.

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-Northamptonshire-UK, Daventry, Cummins Co Ltd

Other Locations United Kingdom-England-Kent-UK, Ramsgate, Kent Logistics Center

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Nov 20, 2018, 11:20:19 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800055L