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Cummins Inc. Placement - Engineering (Multiple Positions) in Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Placement - Engineering (Multiple Positions)


Please note these opportunities are only for students who are eligible to undertake a year in industry as part of their studies, starting in the summer of 2020.

At Cummins Turbo Technologies, we recognise that having the experience of working during your university degree gives you a key insight into the practical application of your learning.

During your 12 month placement you will rotate across three business areas encompassing a mix of technology, hands-on roles, product engineering and non-engineering work. Our training programme is accredited for Monitored Professional Development Scheme (MPDS) with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). You will be offered the support of a Chartered Engineer to act as a mentor to guide you through your training.


We like our students to have a say in where they spend their rotations so you will be asked to let us know your business area preferences.

Business Areas

Materials Science; Service; Advanced Engineering; Aerodynamic Simulation; Structural Analysis; Engine Performance Modelling;Product Testing; Turbine & compressor wheel design;Project Management: product quality, product platform design.

Your placement will start with a comprehensive induction & training programme. To ensure you are happy throughout your time with us you will have regular reviews to discuss and share your experiences. Our engineering experts will coach & mentor you giving technical & personal feedback. The work will be challenging and give you the opportunity to deliver results whilst working in global teams on cross functional projects, adding value to our business and customers.

At Cummins Turbo Technologies we initially look to our undergraduate talent to fill our graduate positions, so our undergraduate programme is a great starting point for your career with us. At the end of your placement, you may also have the opportunity to participate in the Cummins Student Bursary Programme.


  • Apply engineering principles, practices & scientific skills through the product cycle and create engineering solutions whilst demonstrating a good understanding & application of your knowledge in an engineering discipline.

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

  • Verify design using analysis and or functional testing, interpreting results, driving decisions and assessing risk.

  • Work with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.

  • Evaluate customer needs and align requirements with identified customer expectations.

  • Work independently using your own initiative, seeking support of team members when needed

  • Be an active team member contributing towards team goals

  • may vary between business areas.


  • Personal development in communication, prioritisation of tasks, teamwork & innovation

  • Application of analytical and problem solving skills

  • Project management

  • Designing & delivering presentations

  • Working in cross functional teams

  • Interaction at local and global level (within Cummins and externally with customers)

  • Delivering superior results

  • may vary between business areas

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated individuals who are innovative, driven to succeed with a real passion to challenge the status quo.

Cummins Turbo Technologies are part of a $19.2 billion dollar global engineering business - Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc. 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 manufactures Cummins products in 6 continents.

Cummins Turbo Technologies is at the cutting edge of engineering design, producing some of the most durable and innovative turbochargers to meet global challenges of emissions reduction, fuel consumption and total cost of ownership for engine systems from 3 to 120 litres. The Cummins Turbochargers brand, which includes the Holset registered trademark, is synonymous with turbocharger and airflow management excellence, relied upon for engineering excellence, precision manufacturing and the reassurance of comprehensive aftermarket support for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and end users across the globe.

Our hire to develop strategy offers undergraduates and graduates an environment where structured development opportunities across our diverse range of engineering functions, allied with our broad international reach, allows us to provide long term, exciting and flexible career pathways.


Eligibility: studying towards a Bachelor and/or Master of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering or related discipline (including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) preferably at 2:1 level or above.

studying towards a Bachelor and/or Master of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering or related discipline (including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) preferably at 2:1 level or above.

Experience: minimal relevant work experience desired but not essential.

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-West Yorkshire-UK, Huddersfield, CTT St Andrew's Road

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Oct 25, 2019, 4:38:59 AM

Unposting Date Jan 5, 2020, 5:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190004TA