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Cummins Inc. Placement - Manufacturing Support in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement - Manufacturing Support


Cummins are now recruiting for our 2020 intake of 12 month placements in the UK, which provide a meaningful opportunity for university students to accomplish real-world projects in a professional environment.

As a Manufacturing Support placement student within Darlington Engine Plant, you will be responsible for assisting with the planning, design, purchase and implementation of integrated manufacturing and assembly processes within the plant.

Working under the guidance of the Engineering support teams, the post holder will be required to lead improvement activities involved with the assembly process, with a specific focus on process and tooling improvements. The post holder will use and manage production databases to provide reports on key performance indicators.

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.


  • Must be enrolled on a degree programme in a Mechanical, Automotive or Manufacturing Engineering related sandwich degree and the placement will be commenced after 2 years of study.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office. It would be beneficial, but not essential, to have a working knowledge of Minitab, or similar package.

  • Ability to assimilate data to deliver clear and concise presentations.

Training provided

All training relevant to the job role shall be provided. Training is aimed at improving and extending the placement holders skills and knowledge in the work environment. Training will include practical engine familiarisation with additional courses that will focus on building confidence, increasing communication and negotiation skills, improving time management and creating team dynamics.


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 Feb 24, 2020, 4:40:48 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190004JG