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Cummins Inc. Summer Internship - Engineering in Darlington, United Kingdom

Summer Internship - Engineering

Description

Explore this unique opportunity to join a global power leader – Cummins are now seeking applications for 3 month summer engineering student placement roles in its Darlington Technical Center located in County Durham.

The European Technical Centre, based on the Darlington site, has played a significant role in driving key product improvements since the 1980s. It has pushed emissions to the near-zero levels of Euro 6 for Cummins powered trucks and buses.

Successful candidates will be offered a role within one of the following 3 functions:

Laboratory Operations – Test Engineering, Test Operations, Pilot Centre

Design – Product Validation, Applied Mechanics

Customer Engineering – Application Engineering, Machine Integration

If you have a preference for which function you are interested in, please ensure you specify this on your cover letter.

  • Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks in the development, analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle.

  • Assists in creating design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.

  • Verifies design using analysis and or functional testing, interpreting results, driving decisions and assessing risk.

  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.

  • Evaluates customer needs and aligns requirements with identified customer expectations.

  • Uses prescribed and innovative methods and works with limited guidance.

  • Participates as a team member and actively contributes towards team goals.

  • Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.

  • Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of an engineering discipline.

  • Applies engineering and scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.

Qualifications

Education, Licenses, Certifications

Studying towards a Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering or related discipline (including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).

Experience

Minimal relevant work experience desired such as internship, co-op, or other pertinent work experience.

Typical Skills

  • Laboratory Operations – understanding of Laboratory Operations process flow model: Planning, Preparation, Execution, Analysis, Execution.

  • Engineering Standards - basic knowledge in Engineering Standards.

  • Technical Documentation - basic knowledge in Technical Documentation.

  • Structured Problem Solving Process - able to understand and apply structured problem solving processes to resolve issues.

  • Structured Design Processes – understand and be able to describe the purpose, content and steps in developing/ managing of a engineering design project

Additional language capabilities are not essential but could be of benefit for placements/future opportunities including with in central Europe.

Training Provided

Starting with a comprehensive induction programme, throughout the placement you will be provided with training in sector specific technologies as well as general training such as presentation and communication skills, structured problem solving and Cummins practices and procedures.

In exchange for your time and efforts Cummins will provide:

  • Broad experience of engineering disciplines to aid technical knowledge development and support career progression

  • Opportunities to interact cross functionally as part of a global engineering team

  • Participate in an interactive approach to individual development planning to expand technical expertise and leadership potential

  • Leverage the opportunity to pursue chartered status with relevant industry professional bodies

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.

Job ENGINEERING

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

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Feb 11, 2019, 8:53:50 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900008M

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