Cummins Inc. Parts Professional in Columbia, South Carolina

Parts Professional


Parts Professional

If you want to develop your career with the industry leader who gives you the innovative technology you love to work with and empowers you to deliver a service you can be proud of – then this is where you need to be.

Extraordinary Technology Requires Extraordinary Technicians!

Our Distribution business delivers reliable, durable, high performing products for our global partners. You are key to our customers’ success. Working with industry leading technology and diagnostic tools, you’ll deliver solutions that build your knowledge base and fuel your career.

This mid-range role is customer-focused and is your starting spot for multiple career paths within our Service business with training on our newest product updates.

This is an exciting opportunity in Columbia, SC for a Parts Professional. Cummins North America is where you can work on industry leading engine technology such as High-horsepower GenSets, Integrated Power Systems, and PowerCommand panels in the Commercial Industrial, Data Center, and Prime Power markets while working in some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.

An Extraordinary Cummins Parts Professional is…

Responsible for interacting directly with customers by performing a variety of duties in the branch parts department including retrieving part numbers, preparing purchase orders, and processing sales.

Retrieve part numbers from books, electronic catalog and other computerized systems, as necessary.

Identify customer’s parts requirements by part number and recommend additional products.

Prepare and process purchase orders.

Prepare counter billings (invoices).

Process cash, check, and credit card sales.

Perform various material handling duties in the facility using forklift

Check packing list for accuracy, inspect goods, and place materials in totes to be shipped.

Follow all safety instructions as given by management

Must possess detailed knowledge of retail and parts department operations.

Strong work ethic and high sense of motivation.

Competent knowledge of business software systems.

Must support and reflect our practice of being customer-led and customer-focused.

Excellent verbal communications skills and telephone etiquette.

Detail-oriented with great follow-through.

Ability to balance a heavy workload and work with limited supervision.

Performs other parts related duties as may be assigned.



Good verbal communication skills with external and internal customers.

Understands the service process, measures and the activity that affects the measures

Integrity enabling trust between both external and internal customers.

Analysis/problem solving with basic knowledge of diesel engine technology.

PC skills for written communications.

Demonstrates team leadership and motivates others in a team environment.

Demonstrates commitment to and creative thinking for continuous improvement.

Participates in the process of continuous improvement for customers, employees and the Company.

Takes active role in NPS measures and improvement strategy.

Minimum of 2 years experience in a parts department environment is preferred.

Heavy duty truck knowledge is preferred.

Locally valid driving permit required.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation: Base salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify:

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Primary Location United States-South Carolina-Columbia-US, SC, Columbia, Cummins Atlantic

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Jan 2, 2019, 3:37:32 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007SS