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Cummins Inc. Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Darlington, United Kingdom

Senior Manufacturing Engineer


We are looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support continuous improvement projects for the Engine and Assembly process – with a focus on safety, quality, cost and delivery.

This role is a supervisory role overseeing a team of Technicians within the production process, based at our engine manufacturing plant in Darlington, UK.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways;

  • Support the planning, design and implementation of production processes in the plant with a focus on improving efficiency, cost and quality within the assigned budget.

  • Own specific Manufacturing Change Request projects, ensuring safety requirements, manufacturing goals, business goals, and product specifications are met. Complete the associated corrective actions requests.

  • Lead and develop Process FMEA’s to ensure a robust assembly process, minimizing assembly defects.

  • Coach and lead Graduate Engineers and Technicians – including assigning tasks, shift patterns, identifying professional development opportunities.

  • Support Industrial Engineering activities in line balancing, workstation takt time to ensure a capable process for daily and hourly build rates.

  • Provide Manufacturing skills and technical solutions for all areas of the Engine Assembly Processes and look to expand on knowledge and skill sets within the role.


  • An engineering degree is required.

  • Previous experience within a fast paced and target driven manufacturing environment is essential.

  • Demonstrable experience managing multiple continuous improvement projects is required.

  • Previous experience working on Six Sigma projects would be an advantage, as well as any lean manufacturing methodologies such as Kaizan, 5S and/ or Lean Manufacturing.

  • Must be willing to cover shifts as and when required; on occasion this may include weekends,

  • 0600 – 1400

  • 1400 – 2200

  • 2200 - 0600

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary between £41,000 and £46,000 depending on experience.

  • Defined contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)

  • Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)

  • Private medical insurance.

  • Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs

  • Life assurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

  • Family friendly policies


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 4, 2022, 12:01:29 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 220004PE