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

Placement Student - Manufacturing Engineering


Placement Student - Manufacturing Engineering

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Manufacturing Engineering Placement Student to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington. During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organization operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Using LEAN tools (inc 5S) and methodologies to drive continuous improvements across the Manufacturing process,

  • Planning, design, purchase and implementation of integrated manufacturing and assembly processes, managing different projects of varying sizes to successful conclusions.

  • Compiling and presenting data on Key Performance Indicators, chairing meetings to discuss required details.

  • Work as part of a team implementing process improvements within the Assembly Process

  • Participate in the design/layout of new and existing workstations to improve efficiency and accommodate new tooling and products.

  • Review/develop assembly workstation documentation including assembly graphics using CREO/CAD.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • We are looking for a wide range of candidates studying towards a degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Systems/Controls Engineering or similar.

  • Self-motivated with excellent communication skills, and a keen willingness to learn.

  • A good level of IT skills including the use of Microsoft applications, Minitab experience would also be beneficial although is not essential.

  • Experience with CREO/CAD would also be beneficial, although is not essential.

Working at Cummins

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity, and/or expression or other status protected by law.


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 Apr 30, 2024, 9:24:30 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240003NF