Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, sells and services diesel and alternative fuel engines from 2.8 to 95 liters, diesel and alternative-fueled electrical generator sets from 2.5 to 3,500 kW, as well as related components and technology.

Cummins serves customers through our network of 500 company-owned and independent distributor facilities and approximately 7,500 dealer locations in more than 190 countries and territories.

Cummins Inc. United Kingdom
Jun 04, 2018
Explore this unique opportunity to join a global power leader – Cummins are now seeking applications for 3 month summer engineering student placement roles in its Darlington Technical Center located in County Durham. 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 2014. Cummins’ hire to develop strategy offers students and graduates 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. The Darlington site, which has just celebrated its 50 th anniversary, produces around 40,000 diesel engines every year for key European, Middle East, African and Asian customers. Used in truck, bus, rail, defence, marine, construction, material handling, mining and power generation applications, the engines range from 4.5 to 8.9 litre cubic capacity. The European Technical Centre, based on the Darlington site, has played a significant role in driving key product improvements since the 1980s. It has pushed emissions to the near-zero levels of Euro 6 for Cummins powered trucks and buses. Typical engineering positions 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, interpreting results, driving decisions and assessing 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 scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions. Qualifications SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Education, Licenses, Certifications Studying towards a Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering or related discipline (including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry). Experience Minimal relevant work experience desired such as internship, co-op, or other pertinent work experience. Typical Skills Laboratory Operations – understanding of Laboratory Operations process flow model: Planning, Preparation, Execution, Analysis, Execution. Engineering Standards - basic knowledge in Engineering Standards. Technical Documentation - basic knowledge in Technical Documentation. Structured Problem Solving Process - able to understand and apply structured problem solving processes to resolve issues. Structured Design Processes – understand and be able to describe the purpose, content and steps in developing/ managing of a engineering design project Additional language capabilities are not essential but could be of benefit for placements/future opportunities including with in central Europe. Training Provided Starting with a comprehensive induction programme, throughout the placement you will be provided with training in sector specific technologies as well as general training such as presentation and communication skills, structured problem solving and Cummins practices and procedures. 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 Leverage the opportunity to pursue chartered status with relevant industry professional bodies. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual, who is innovative, driven to succeed with a passion to challenge the status quo Salary: Starting at £18,200 pro rota. This Summer Placement will run from June 2018 through to August/ September 2018 At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.