Cummins Inc. Placement – Manufacturing Engineering in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement – Manufacturing Engineering


Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 55,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and more than 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015.

We run an exciting 12 month placement . Informal training, and work on projects that add true value to the business. The placement scheme is a great place to start a career with Cummins and you will experience not only the skills and work aspect, but the culture and core values of the business.


Responsible for assisting with the planning, design, purchase and implementation of integrated manufacturing and assembly processes within the plant.

Working under the guidance of the Engineering support teams, the placement holder will be required to lead improvement activities involved with the assembly process utilising Kaizen and Six Sigma techniques, with a specific focus on tooling improvements. The role will use and manage production databases to provide reports on key performance indicators. The role will also support work activities driven by quality concerns and customer feedback.



  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office. It would be beneficial, but not essential, to have a working knowledge of Minitab, or another statistical package.

  • Ability to assimilate data to deliver clear and concise presentations.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

at least 2nd year of a Mechanical, Automotive or Manufacturing Engineering

Training Provided:

All training relevant to the job role shall be provided. Training is aimed at improving and extending the placement holders skills and knowledge in the work environment. Training will include practical engine familiarisation with additional courses that will focus on building confidence, increasing communication and negotiation skills, improving time management and creating team dynamics.

Cummins also offer the opportunity to work in the community with organisations such as ‘Young Enterprise’ and many students choose to increase their skill set by working with local schools and charities.

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

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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 10, 2016, 10:49:46 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing