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Cummins Inc. Placement - Quality - Project coordination in Daventry, United Kingdom

Placement - Quality - Project coordination


At Cummins we recognise that having experience of the working world during your university degree provides a key insight to the practical application of your learning. We run an exciting 12 month placement where you are given an opportunity to work in a role and on real projects making a difference in both your team and the company as a whole. You will take part in a structured Training & Development Programme designed to give the skills and competencies required for future graduate roles.


  • Support Implementation Coordinators and Project Managers with all aspects of Project Management from multiple global engineering platforms

  • Maintain, track, and update web-based project management database. As the database administrator, this involves working closely with Technical Leads and Project Managers to drive the process and data management forward

  • Lead a 6 Sigma project to improve current product quality processes

  • Organise and facilitate global meetings to update business leaders on project progress

  • Create and maintain timing plans using MS Project to ensure that tasks are completed within the required timeline

  • Excel and Minitab data analysis

  • Participate in community engagement as part of Cummins commitment to Corporate Responsibility


  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Business Management, Project Management or a related subject required.

  • Undergraduate in a Project Management / Business discipline

  • Self-motivated and confident to work independently

  • Able to define and solve problems in a disciplined approach

  • Active participation and contribution as a team member, including strong cross-functional communication skills

  • Proactive time management and prioritization of work tasks

  • Basic computer skills – MS Office

Training Provided:

The role will provide excellent experience for your CV and an introduction to a business role in industry.

A mentor will be there to guide and coach you through your placement year.

The following training will be provided:

  • Training and familiarization with business software

  • 4 full day workshops through an external training provider: Adapting to Professional Environments, Effective Communication and Presentation Skills, Teamwork, Customer Care

  • Internal Placement and Graduate Networks


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Daventry, Cummins Co Ltd

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Nov 26, 2019, 11:33:32 AM

Unposting Date Jan 31, 2020, 6:59:00 PM

Req ID: 19000500