Engineering Placements at Cummins

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
East of England North East South East West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside
Darlington, Daventry, Huddersfield, Ramsgate
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Role May Involve
Design Engineering Manufacturing Mechanical Engineering

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Engineering Placements

Explore this unique opportunity to join a global power leader – Placement roles in Engineering with Cummins across its UK Technical Centers are now open for undergraduates.

Cummins’ hire to develop strategy offers students an environment where structured development opportunities across its diverse range of engineering functions, allied with its broad international reach, allows it to provide long term, exciting and flexible career pathways.

Typical engineering roles include:

  • Thermal Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electromagnetic Engineering
  • Customer Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Development Engineering
  • Controls Engineering
  • Advanced Engineering

Key Responsibilities

  • Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks in the development, analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle.
  • Assists in creating design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.
  • Verifies design using analysis and or functional testing, interprets results, drives decisions and assesses risk.
  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.
  • Evaluates customer needs and aligns requirements with identified customer expectations.
  • Uses prescribed and innovative methods and works with limited guidance.
  • Participates as a team member and actively contributes towards team goals.
  • Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.
  • Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of an engineering discipline.
  • Applies engineering and/or scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.

Training Provided

  • A comprehensive induction programme,
  • Other specific training and development as needed for the role.

In exchange for your time and efforts Cummins will provide:

  • Broad experience of engineering disciplines to aid technical knowledge development and support career progression
  • Opportunities to interact cross functionally as part of a global engineering team
  • Participate in an interactive approach to individual development planning to expand technical expertise and leadership potential

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual, who is innovative, driven to succeed with a passion to challenge the status quo.

About Cummins

Cummins, a global power leader, designs, manufactures, distributes and services multi fuel engines and related technologies for various markets including truck, bus, rail, marine, prime and standby power generation and mining. With headquarters in Columbus, Indiana in the US, the company has operations in 197 countries and sales of over $19 billion in 2015. Across the UK, Cummins continues to invest heavily in its key engineering technical centers in:

  • Darlington
  • Huddersfield
  • Daventry
  • Ramsgate

We pride ourselves on operating under a set of values that emphasises integrity, innovation, delivering superior results, corporate responsibility, diversity and global involvement whilst at the same time providing our employees with a working environment which is both flexible and rewarding.

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