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

Placement - Manufacturing Engineering


At the forefront of our global engine development, Cummins Engine Business produces an extensive and increasing number of high quality mid-range and light duty engines. We seek a Placement Student within our Manufacturing area to further compliment the organization and join a world-renowned business that is supplying more than 200 customers in over 40 countries across the globe. We are a truly international business, whose products are used for a variety of applications in key automotive, industrial, power generation, mining, construction and rail markets.

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 post holder will be required to lead improvement activities involved with the assembly process, with a specific focus on tooling improvements. The post holder will use and manage production databases to provide reports on key performance indicators.


The following skills and experience are expected;

  • Partial way through of a Mechanical, Automotive or Manufacturing Engineering related sandwich degree.

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

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

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.


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 Jan 15, 2018, 5:15:26 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800007P