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Cummins Inc. Sourcing Manager in Johannesburg, South Africa

Sourcing Manager


We are looking for a talented Sourcing Manager to join our team specializing in Purchasing for our Corporate Organization in J ohannesburg, Waterfall Park / your remote home office.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

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

  • Negotiations Excellence - Utilizes tools and methods in negotiations to achieve Cummins stakeholder requirements and achieve a mutually agreed upon all contract terms between all parties.

  • Purchasing Ethics - Avoids supplier engagement that may compromise supplier sourcing, selection, and management processes and seeks counsel to ensure compliance.

  • Supplier Contract Development - Creates contracts to cover commercial and legal relationship between Cummins and supplier; incorporates commercial requirements and laws of regions, drive consensus amongst stakeholders and develops a mutually agreed and legally approved contract created using a Master Supply Agreement (MSA) and the C-Review Process and Negotiations Excellence skill.

  • Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Cost Management- Drives total cost TCO reductions across the entire supply chain.

  • Contract Development Expertise- Validates sourcing and contract activities of sourcing teams.

  • Advanced negotiation skills- Drives total cost TCO reductions across the entire supply chain.

  • Team Leadership- manages and coaches teams; provides timeous feedback and delivers recommendations for training and development opportunities among staff members


Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Waterfall Park

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Mar 25, 2021, 6:44:04 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 21000164