Cummins Inc. Material Buyer in Suwon, South Korea

Material Buyer


No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.

Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the job.

This is what we call Working Right.

Cummins, a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary businesses that design, manufacture, distribute & service engines, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, power generation systems and all related technologies.

Cummins Filtration Business is a global power leader that designs, manufactures and sells heavy-duty air, fuel, hydraulic and lube filtration, chemicals and exhaust system technology products for diesel and gas-powered equipment around the world. Cummins serves its customers through its network of 600 company-owned and independent distributor facilities and more than 7,200 dealer locations in over 190 countries and territories.

Cummins Filtration in Korea has started full-fledged operation from 2012. With operation of the advanced plant in Suwon, we not only contribute to resolving business challenges associated with green growth faced by Korean companies and global commercial vehicle and industrial equipment manufacturers but also continuously look out opportunities to drive growth of the company and create growth engines for its customers through development of new products all the time.

Our Vision is "making people's lives better by unleashing the power of Cummins" and it is carried out by our employees around the world who give of their time, talents and resources to improve the communities in which we live and work. More than 150 Community Involvement Teams worldwide work with the Company's Corporate Responsibility Corporate Responsibility organization and senior management to strengthen our communities with a focus on education, the environment and social justice.

Cummins, a Fortune 150 company, has been recognized by national and international organizations for our employees and Cummins’ unique working culture such as World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere and awarded a perfect scored in the 2013 Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign as part of its Best Places to Work initiative.

This is an exciting opportunity in Suwon for a Material Buyer . Cummins Filtration Business (FBU) in Korea is in charge of Purchasing assigned items and executes buying strategies in accordance with agreed upon material buying plans at the optimum cost. Contact supplier continuously and manage issues with suppliers as a representative of Suwon plant

Of course, with room for career progression, and global exposure, this position could be the next step in your successful future career.

Thinking beyond your desk includes:

Key Responsibility

Thinking beyond your desk includes:

  • Procures inventory, supplies, and capital goods; places purchase orders with vendors

  • Manage material delivery to the plant and inventory status

  • Interacts with suppliers with regard to payments and order fulfillment.

  • Consistently applies sourcing policies, procedures and processes.

  • Supports purchasing/sourcing management in activities such as price benchmarking, vendor management, process analysis, market and industry research, and model building.


Qualifications and Competencies:


  • Supply chain knowledge

  • Material inventory control and management

  • Good English in writing and speaking

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • MS office skills

  • Purchasing ethics

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, University, or equivalent degree in the supply chain required.


  • Working experience in relevant positions is preferred, but not mandatory

  • Work experience 3-5years required

Other requirements

  • Customer-led

  • Good teamwork

  • Problem solving

  • Cross-functional leadership

  • Creation & Motivation

  • Adaptability: understand diverse business cultures within region and globally

  • Tenacity


  • Suwon

Compensation and Benefits :

  • Base salary commensurate with experience plus performance based bonus. Cummins Filtration Korea provides a Market competitive compensation – including 4 Major insurance support, Group Insurance, Annual medical check, Competitive Pension, Child care support (under 7years old)/Children school tuition support (primary/high school/University), Employee Congratulation , Condolence support, Employee Assistant Program (Consulting) and may more…

Cummins and Equal Opportunities:

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace.

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

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jul 12, 2017, 12:51:48 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170003BQ