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Cummins Inc. Purchasing Coordinator in Suwon, South Korea

Purchasing Coordinator


Works independently to update purchasing systems and coordinates approval and control of purchasing activities. Provides support to sourcing and finance teams globally.

Proactively contacts suppliers to maintain pertinent data, obtain needed documentation, and enable suppliers in purchasing systems.

Support identification/resolution of supplier invoice and payment issues.

Support completion, closure, and recording activities for various contracts and other supplier documentation.

Prepare documentation for sourcing events.

Initiate/Support work delivering results in meeting cost, quality, delivery, and inventory goals.

Support supplier quality activities with supplier quality improvement engineers, suppliers, and category teams.

Liaison between purchasing teams and other functions.

Participating in health safety and environmental awareness and improvement activities and daily tasks.

Perform any other tasks assigned.

Participate in Project teams, when necessary, to ensure effective implementation of change.

Communicate with the supplier and work with supplier to manage Project deliverables within agreed timelines.

Use common process tools and business systems to provide repeatable analytics and reporting.

Ensure data integrity of all purchasing information as it is created and deliver ongoing improvement of existing data.

Identify improvements for business processes.

Global focus may be required.



Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Being resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

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

Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

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.

Values differences - Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Interpersonal savvy - Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.

Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

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

Purchasing Systems - Recognizes linkage to multiple systems such as purchasing order, payment, engineering release, and quality systems; troubleshoots and corrects issues resulting from data issues; writes ad-hoc reports using tools within each application; identifies and documents work flows and system testing; actively participates in implementation process of new purchasing systems including requirements gathering, design, communication, and training.

Purchasing Policies, Procedures, Tools - Complies with purchasing policies and procedures and complies with them in daily work; leverages tools to conduct procurement initiatives; assesses documents for clarification and seeks guidance for clarification of the information needed.

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 relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.

Experience using Microsoft office including excel, PowerPoint, and word required.

Prior purchasing systems experience preferred.

Location: Suwon, Korea

English: Intermediate level in Writing and Speaking


Primary Location Korea, Republic of-Gyeonggi-do-Suwon-si-South Korea, Suwon, FBU Office

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting May 3, 2021, 7:19:15 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100020Z