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Cummins Inc. Supply Chain Planner in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Supply Chain Planner


Under minimal supervision and in accordance with Cummins Delegation of Authority, determines the quantity and order date for materials needed to support complex business processes such as supersessions, new product launches, campaigns, HAZMAT, No Source, dual source, and E&O.

Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)

  • Reports any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard.

  • Complies with HSE standards, policies, procedures & regulations.

  • Engages in HSE training.


  • Follows applicable standard work, process documentation, and quality procedures.

  • Performs quality checks on material planning master data (lead time, order quantities, etc.) taking action to support Plan for Every Part (PFEP).

  • Works with Quality to disposition non-conforming material in a timely manner.


  • Manages part change requests and ramp up / ramp down activities to meet global aftermarket demand while minimizing global excess and obsolete inventory.

  • Collaborates with Product Management to set initial stocking level for VPI/NPI P&L introductions, and ensures part readiness to meet target launch date.

  • Confirms Planners are initiating No Source Cases as needed on parts planned by regional site

  • Works with Purchasing and other support teams to properly set up local/dual sourced parts

  • Takes ownership of Hazmat part set up to drive compliance with Cummins guidelines and government regulations,

  • Coordinates inventory bank build, monitors demand movement from recurring to non-recurring, and other Campaign related activities.

  • Executes Planning parameter review and improvement work within the Function

  • Supports Supplier Materials Agreements to reduce lead time and order quantities balancing supply with demand.

  • Conducts root cause analysis for E&O and initiates proper inventory disposition in accordance with company guidelines

  • Demonstrates the target level of proficiency in core competencies.

  • Remains flexible and performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to meet business goals.


  • Communicates effectively within the assigned team and with all support teams.

  • Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements and career goals.

  • Participates in improvement (quality, safety, process, material flow, etc.) projects.



Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Master Supply Scheduling - Establishes and maintains a valid Master Production Schedule for a family of products, which meets customer’s expectations and requirements while maximizing operational efficiency; validates procurement scheduling, production scheduling, and replenishment planning are aligned to manufacturing and assembly assets for conversion.

Materials KPI Management - Operates in relation to recent or historical outputs as compared to expectations of the organization to determine next steps to drive improvement; assesses gaps to the supply chain performance against the expectation of achieving target deliverables; interprets KPIs to understand end-customer impact; strategically balances trade-offs to influence one KPI while minimizing the impact to others.

Materials Master Data Management - Determines the source of master data (bill-of-material, disposition code, planner code, etc.) ensuring changes are updated at the origin rather than downstream system(s); tracks, monitors, and improves the quality of master data feeding into the demand and supply plan.

​Materials Planning Parameters - Aligns parameters (minimum order quantity, multiple order quantity, lead time, part cost, etc.) to balance the supply and demand plans while stabilizing the supply chain; runs changes to parameter settings in the planning environment and analyzes the impact to customer delivery and inventory.

​Materials Planning System Utilization - Uses the materials planning system to manage supply and demand plans taking long-term corrective action on exception messages and other alerts based on root cause analysis; occasionally refers to adhoc tools such as Excel, Access, TOAD, OMS, etc. in performing problem solving, while leveraging the materials planning system as the primary tool in day-to-day operations.

​Part Change Control Management - Evaluates and implements engineering change request (obsolescence, supersessions, new part release, etc.) to meet customer delivery requirements while minimizing excess and obsolete inventory.

​Plan for Every Part (PFEP) - Uses PFEP in planning, designing, and management of systems and processes within a facility to ensure delivery of right part at the right time in the right quantity to the right place, which in turn guarantees smooth operations; applies PFEP principles on the end to end supply chain with particular attention to the relationships between master data management, materials planning parameters, engineered material flows, transport management, and warehouse management.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.


Requires significant work experience and in-depth knowledge obtained through specialized training and relevant experience.


Primary Location Mexico-San Luis Potosí-San Luis Potosí-Mexico, San Luis Potosi, Cummins Filtration Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jul 18, 2022, 6:13:08 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Filtration

Req ID: 2200055R