Cummins Inc. Placement - Sales Application Engineer in Ramsgate, United Kingdom

Placement - Sales Application Engineer


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. You will received on the job training and take part in a structured Training & Development Programme designed to give the skills and competencies required for future graduate roles.

The role of the Sales Application Engineer Placement will be to support the Application Engineering team with key initiatives throughout the year. This role involves dealing directly with Cummins Power Generation Distributors, CPG internal teams, and end customers supporting on technical subjects such as customer enquiries, seminars and training needs related to diesel and gas generating sets.

  • Support Distributors and also team members on Level 1 technical enquiries as necessary.

  • Be the Sales Application Engineer contact for Distributors within assigned areas.

  • Assisting with the preparation of training and seminars in the factory and abroad.

  • Work with the team in the development of new Training material.

  • Sourcing, interpreting and developing technical data and work towards agreed deadlines.

  • Supporting the department on key tasks and projects, supporting team members, working both independently and within teams.

  • Embracing the Company values and mission; and representing and promoting Cummins Power Generation to the Customer, internally and externally.


College, university, or equivalent degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or a related subject required.

  • Good knowledge in either Electrical or Mechanical technical subjects

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office knowledge required: excel, PowerPoint and Work

  • Experience on 2D and 3D CAD software (eg. AutoCAD, Inventor, Creo, etc)

  • Strong organisational and time management skills.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Flexible and proactive attitude with a desire to learn and take on responsibility.

The role will provide excellent experience for your CV and an introduction to an engineering role in industry. A mentor will be there to guide you through your placement year. The following training will be provided;

  • Training in Corporate systems such as Oracle, and familiarisation with other business software

  • Coaching to enable the development of other business skills.

  • 4 x 1 day workshops through an external training provider: Adapting to Professional Environments, Effective Communication and Presentation Skills, Team Work, Customer Care.

  • Internal Placement and Graduate Networks


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Kent-UK, Ramsgate, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Sep 4, 2017, 2:48:22 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1700056L