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Cummins Inc. VPI and Product Change – Placement Student in Daventry, United Kingdom

VPI and Product Change – Placement Student


Our 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.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic VPI and Product Change – Placement Student studying towards an Engineering and / or Supply Chain related qualification to join our team in the Power Systems Business Segment in Daventry. 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:

  • Working under the guidance of the VPI / PCM coordinator, the student will be involved with all aspects of engineering change management and introduction of new, unique and upgraded parts and products within the plant.

  • Prepare and present detailed department score cards for review on a monthly and quarterly basis to senior management.

  • Continuous collation of data attributed to the business using Oracle/Excel/Windchill.

  • Involved with all other departments at the plant to gain good knowledge and understanding of a global multinational organization.

  • Collaborating with external business functions to understand the entire new part introduction process from initial engineering design through to full production implementation, including support during infant care and build of the end product.

  • Responsibilities can expand depending on the business needs and the skill set of the applicant.


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

  • We are looking for a wide range of applicants studying towards a bachelor’s degree from across all engineering / Supply chain or other related subjects.
- Computer literacy - Good knowledge of Microsoft office packages, e.g Excel (Pivot; VLOOKUP), Word and PowerPoint with the ability to learn new software packages such as Creo parametric.
  • Attention to detail, analytical skills, communication skills (verbal and written), time management and prioritisation skills, proactive attitude.

  • Has experience in, and can demonstrate, relevant examples of Cummins core values e.g. voluntary work, community involvement activities, working with disadvantaged groups, charity


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

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Feb 24, 2023, 1:47:30 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Power Systems Business

Req ID: 230001WN