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Cummins Inc. Controls Technician in Darlington, United Kingdom

Controls Technician


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We are looking for a talented Controls Technician to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week across 3 shifts patterns. Salary is £33,301 - £40,700 depending on skills and experience.

Comprehensive knowledge applied to performing skilled activities which support manufacturing business needs. Works with relevant functions to select and utilize appropriate resources, tools, machinery and specialty equipment. Thoroughly understands the protocols of working safely with electricity and other energy sources with industrial equipment. Acts as a formal resource leading and coordinating others. Quickly and effectively adapts to change in the manufacturing environment.

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

  • Applies high standards of workmanship and craftsmanship.

  • Support equipment failure analysis.

  • Performs work in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and specifications using

  • various tools, measuring and testing instruments.

  • Provide feedback into the Preventive Maintenance system.

  • Ensures all process documents and quality procedures are updated and acts as a resource to provide help to others.

  • Will need to support Maintenance in production breakdown Scenarios.


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

  • Significant work experience and in-depth knowledge obtained through specialized training and relevant experience.

  • Providing support for the interface between MES and our PLC network.

  • Configuring OPC servers to add new MES stations to the system.

  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Recognizes controls related hazards in a manufacturing environment (Electrical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic) to incorporate safe practices and procedures as part of the daily work plan.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge of manufacturing by correctly implementing changes in current processes, equipment, and applications to meet the function's needs and contribute towards continuous improvement.

  • Must have knowledge of Siemens PLC’s and be able to modify PLC programs and fault find using PLC software.

  • Must have served a recognized apprenticeship and preferable an electrical background.


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

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Sep 12, 2022, 9:25:51 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Engine Business

Req ID: 220007OA