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Cummins Inc. PSTCUK - Development Test Engineer - Placement in Daventry, United Kingdom

PSTCUK - Development Test Engineer - Placement


Development Test Engineer- PlacementOur culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for an enthusiasticDevelopment Test – Placementto join our team specializing in Power Generation for our Power Systems Business in Manston , Kent. During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organization operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Power Systems Test Engineering is responsible for the planning and management of successful development testing across a variety of test cells for new and existing diesel and natural gas engines up to 4060 horsepower and power generation sets up to 4MWe.

  • You will be responsible for the development of build, test, and teardown plans with the collaboration of cross-functional teams to ensure testing is optimised meets all test requirements, and is right the first time.

  • You will collect data from a variety of sensors, systems, and test cells to analyse and then present this data to the internal global customers to aid component and product development. You may also have the opportunity to contribute to product problem solving and failure analysis investigations.

  • You may be required to perform fault finding and the diagnostics of engines and power generation sets throughout build and test, working to assess risks and provide data-driven decisions towards issue resolution.

  • You will be expected to provide clear direction and communication to key stakeholders using a variety of presentation methods and documentation such as Cummins Technical Reports.

  • As part of a global team, you will have the opportunity to contribute and lead continuous improvement projects to create or develop internal best practices and processes.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • We are looking for a wide range of applicants studying towards a Bachelor or Master's degree from across all Engineering, Project Management & STEM related subjects.

  • Has experience in, and can demonstrate, relevant examples of Cummins core values e.g. voluntary work, community involvement activities, working with disadvantaged groups, charity related support, delivering superior results, teamwork, competencies and outside education experiences.

  • Has clear thought processes and can show a logical approach to tasks, challenges, hobbies etc.

  • Has sustained interest and achievement within hobbies/interests/out of academia activities.

This placement position is one of a number of roles we have available across our Power Systems Technical Centre UK (PSTCUK) sites in Daventry and Manston. Please check out each of our adverts before applying but please note that throughout the application process there may be opportunities to be considered for other PSTCUK based roles than the one originally applied for if you or Cummins feel you would be better suited to an alternative role.


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

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Oct 14, 2020, 12:55:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002NX