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Cummins Inc. Placement - Engineering (12 months, please see below for detail on remaining positions available) in Daventry, United Kingdom

Placement - Engineering (12 months, please see below for detail on remaining positions available)


Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire / Ramsgate, Kent

We currently have the following positions still live for summer 2019 intake within our Power Systems Business Unit :-

Design Engineer

  • Create innovative design solutions to real world engineering problems

  • Utilise CAD software to develop design models and engineering drawings to Cummins specifications, utilising advanced engineering tools including FEA.

  • Work in a local team supporting the global engineering teams

Product Engineer – Current Product

  • Assists in creating design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.

  • Create and manage timing plans, procurement of parts & completion of prototype builds

  • Component evaluation including analysis of test & teardown data

  • Document investigations and conclusions in technical reports and release new engine hardware

  • Participate in and lead meetings with cross-functional groups and worldwide suppliers

  • Design Review participation and present project updates

  • Specific projects may include: Customer requirements for new engine hardware, investigation and resolution of field failures, validation of component suppliers

Electronic Hardware Integration

  • A split role including both product validation and design tasks.

  • Working with Mechanical Validation Engineers on Investigation / Development and Validation of mechanical components or systems.

  • Work includes problem definition, data analysis, procurement, bench and engine testing.

  • Develop designs from concept through to fully detailed, production drawings with supporting documentation (tolerance analysis, bill of material, technical reports etc.) for engine components and accessories

Experience will be gained in engine system problem solving, performance, design, component investigation, test cell operation, data gathering /processing, recognising/reporting discrepancies in results, engine test development and project management.

On application, please state in your cover letter which role(s) you wish to be considered for.


Education, Licenses, Certifications

Studying towards a Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering or related discipline (including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).


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 a engineering design project

Additional language capabilities are not essential but could be of benefit for placements/future opportunities including with in central Europe.


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

Other Locations United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Daventry, Cummins Co Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Apr 17, 2019, 3:08:43 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000626