Cummins Inc. Graduate - Project Co-Ordinator (Quality) in Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Graduate - Project Co-Ordinator (Quality)


To continue to be successful and providing a world-class service to our customers we are looking for a bright new talented graduate to join our quality function. Our Graduate programme is a development scheme in which you will be supported by an integral formal training programme to equip you with the necessary skills to develop your core technical and professional competencies. A structured support network provides you with a safe environment to learn and be challenged, while delivering and working on projects that actually add value to the business. This support includes one to one mentor support from our internal experts together with on the job training, and cross functional projects that ensure that you are continually broadening your knowledge and expertise

This is an exciting opportunity for a Graduate to join our Quality function within Cummins Business Services.

Role :

Applies developing business process and project management skills within an area of business or technical specialty. Manages small portions of well defined projects. Provides administrative and logistics support for a project team and project manager.

Serves as a resource on projects and work assignments; employs basic knowledge of effective project management and general business understanding.

Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.

Monitors and communicates project status to project team.

Assists with budget planning and tracking, research, and analytical support; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.

Assists with managing project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk.

Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other experiences to enhance the success of the project.

Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Manager on status of specific projects and assignments.


  • Production of Key Performance scorecard reports to feed into Executive Teams and Regional Strategic Account Management (SAM)


  • Provision of project support utilizing IT Project Management (ITPM) methodology

  • Project Management of a number of small projects or initiatives from inception to completion

  • Provision of support for CBS Customer Service Excellence (CSE) initiatives, such as CSE Global meetings, SAM meetings, CSE

focus groups and net promoter system (NPS) relationship and transactional surveys

  • Co-ordination and participation in Community Responsibility and Charity initiatives including attendance at community partner

funding meetings and co-ordination of fundraising activities

  • Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects, and ensures continual improvement in our


  • Ensures process development meet quality standards.

  • Identifies problems, prioritizes actions, leads or participates in Six Sigma projects.

  • Conducts audits of processes and quality systems.

  • This role will also give you exposure to various service lines, and the opportunity to rotate across Shared services including IT, HR

Services, Finance and Quality, enabling you to experience cross functional business units

  • Serve as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.


Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.


Minimal level of relevant work experience required


Issue Management - Aware of the steps to develop and manage change, including issues and risks, for a project.

Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents).

Schedule Management - Develops and maintains a cross-functional schedule. Proficient at one or more schedule management tools. Knows the right level of detail needed to use the tool effectively.

Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.

Resource Plan Management - Aware of the steps to develop and manage a cross-functional resource plan for a project.

Business Planning/Strategy - Familiar with tools for financial analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get assistance.

Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the basic high-level tasks for each functional area on a project.

Project Risk Management - Understands the basics of risk identification, analysis, and mitigation.


  • Communication skills

  • Problem Solving and Quality Improvement

  • Service Familiarization

  • Knowledge of Quality System Development, Implementation and Quality planning, preparation and execution

  • Experience / Awareness of six sigma would be advantageous

  • Flexible and proactive attitude with a desire to learn and take on responsibility

  • Knowledge of all Microsoft applications is 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-Stockton-on-Tees-UK, Stockton on Tees, Cummins Business Services

Job Type College / University

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Entry Level

Job Posting Feb 2, 2018, 6:24:32 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180000RJ