Cummins Inc. Placement - Current Product in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement - Current Product



The current product engineering placement role involves investigating and developing creative engineering solutions to customer issues experienced with our aftertreatment product on the road. The issues you could encounter may require a software/calibration improvement or hardware changes. This range of potential projects therefore creates the opportunity to work with the global resources Cummins has and exposure to many different investigation and validation tools.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Leading your own product issue projects, following the 7 step process including Fault tree analysis, field data analysis and route cause analysis.

  • Leading fault tree analysis meetings for all team members projects.

  • Supporting ‘scene of crime’ field visits for any product issues reported.

  • Owning vehicle and test cell data analysis using Cummins own analysis tools and Matlab.

  • Working with engineering functional experts depending on the project to understand the assignable cause and drive a resolution for the end users in a timely manner.

  • Leading/supporting system dyno cell testing.

  • Involvement in the placement student team community involvement team planning charity and local community support events.


Skill & experience

  • Studying an appropriate engineering degree BEng/Meng/BSC (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Automotive)

  • Exposure to the six sigma investigation and validation tool box.

  • Presentation and communication skills.

  • Works well in a team and can creatively solve problems.

  • A desire to learn with a willingness to take on responsibility.

Training provided

  • 7 step root cause analysis training

  • Communication and presentation skills

  • Aftertreatment and Diesel engine knowledge

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.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Emissions Solutions Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Oct 24, 2018, 4:23:32 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006TW