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About Cummins

Cummins are global leaders in the diesel engine, alternative fuel, power generation, turbocharging and emissions solutions markets.

With manufacturing plants in 14 countries, 55,000 employees, turnover of $18 billion in 2016, you would be joining an organisation that offers flexible career paths and opportunities on a global basis.

Cummins is the only team of dependable, innovative individuals that work in a diverse, inclusive,ethics-based environment who create and deliver the world’s leading engine technology while developing careers doing impactful, collaborative work, empowering them to make a positive contribution to a global population in need of clean power solutions.

Key markets are off-highway vehicles, industrial equipment and power generation. In addition, Cummins provides turbochargers for the automotive sector, along with filtration and acoustic systems, natural-gas engines, engine components and electronic systems. Cummins engine installations vary from the world’s highest altitude rail vehicles in the mountains of Tibet to some of the biggest mine trucks around the world.

Today, innovation is just as critical to our success as it was in the early days of our Company. With our mature market emissions near zero, our focus now is on improving product efficiency and understanding our customers’ needs better than anyone else through the development of strong partnerships.

What makes Cummins different is the way in which we take the time to understand our customers and then exceed their expectations by always being the first to market with the best products. The other advantage Cummins has over the competition is that we produce and supply superior integrated power systems, making us a one-stop shop for all of our customers’ needs. 

Understanding our customers’ needs before they do and applying the creative ingenuity to make us better, faster, first, is the key to our future success in an increasingly competitive environment.

With "Innovation You Can Depend On" Cummins will see the future first and beat our competition to it

Work Offered/Opportunities: From the outset, you will be provided with a structured training plan. Cummins offers employees generous training grants for postgraduate qualifications and will, wherever possible, support you to achieve chartered or professional status. Upon completion of your 2 year Graduate training programme you are eligible to apply for any vacancy around the world. For undergraduates, Placement opportunities are available for 12 months and over the summer, with bursaries awarded to the most outstanding students.

A wide range of positions are available in Design Engineering, Manufacturing/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Product Engineering, Shop Operations, Manufacturing Support, Product Development, Systems, Quality, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, IT, Finance, HR and Marketing.

Positions are available in the following locations:

Cumbernauld, Darlington, Daventry, Huddersfield, Peterborough, Ramsgate, Stamford, Stockton & Wellingborough along with a number of locations in mainland Europe.

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    The biggest surprise to me was the level of responsibility and value placed upon my work. I was accepted as a 'full' member of the team and certainly not just a student brought in for cheap labour and to make the coffees...


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  • Marketing

    Every day was different, lots of opportunities to develop personally and professionally...


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  • Test Engineer

    I held the position of Test Engineer which was brilliant because it exposed me to working with different people from various departments, in a range of working environments both onsite and offsite....


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Industrial Placement - Engineering

Placement Year (10 Months+)

MEng Mechanical Engineering

I’m surprised how much responsibility I do have. Cummins has allowed me to take ownership of some projects myself, with any support needed to achieve my goals.

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Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

2:1 (Two One)

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[2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 100


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