Cummins Inc. Placement - HR in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement - HR


At Cummins, we recognise that having experience of the working world during your university degree provides a key insight to the practical application of your learning.

We run an exciting 12 month placement where you are given an opportunity to work in a role and on real projects, making a difference in both your team and the company as a whole.


Working as part of the Engine Business Human Resources team based in Darlington, supporting employees in assembly, technical, engineering and specialist support functions. This role involves dealing directly with employees, supervisors and management on subjects such as company policy, recruitment, employee support, contracts, employment law, absence management, organisational development and general payroll issues. An opportunity to be involved in key project work for the department will also be provided.


Skills and experience required:


  • Due to the direct employee contact we are looking for a student who has excellent communication skills, a professional attitude and preferably has experience working in an office environment.

  • Candidates should possess strong Microsoft Office skills and be able to work well on their own initiative.

  • Due to the nature of the work, the successful applicant will need to possess a high level of confidentiality.


  • A degree path with significant HR content.

Training Provided:

  • Tailored Student Development Programme.

  • Tools and skills training specific to the role will be provided

  • Presentation and communication skills training

  • Company policy and procedure induction

  • Supervisory support and coaching from the HR Team.

  • Development of a personal work plan throughout the placement year.

What’s on offer?

In return, you can look forward to a secure and rewarding future with an acknowledged market leader, able to offer a competitive base salary, benefits package and genuine prospects.

Interested? Then please APPLY DIRECTLY via the Cummins Career Website.

Alternatively please also review our website for new opportunities and apply for suitable vacancies at, or visit to learn about Cummins.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Nov 4, 2016, 5:49:19 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing