Cummins Inc. Placement - Blockline Quality Engineer in Daventry, United Kingdom

Placement - Blockline Quality Engineer


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right.

We run an exciting 12 month placement where you are given an opportunity to work on real projects making a difference in both your team and the company as a whole. You will receive on the job training and take part in a structured Training & Development Programme designed to give the skills and competencies required for future graduate roles.


  • Assisting Blockline Quality Team in daily activities

  • Responsible for ensuring parts inventory maintained

  • Assisting in first line defect diagnosis and parts disposition

  • Maintain weekly supplier reports

  • Collate SPC data and identify improvement projects


Education background:

College, university, or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject required.

The successful applicant will be studying a technical, scientific or business degree with a proven ability for logical thinking and problem solving. Excellent communication skills are required due to the interface with both customer and Cummins internal departments. They will have high energy and a good competency in general IT systems.

The following training will be provided:

The role will provide excellent experience for your CV and an introduction to a Quality Engineering role in industry. A mentor will be there to guide you through your placement year. The following training will be provided;

  • Training in Corporate systems such as Oracle, and familiarisation with other business software (such as WinSPC, Modus, IMS, Ariba etc)

  • Coaching to enable the development of other business skills.

  • 4 x 1 day workshops through an external training provider: Adapting to Professional Environments, Effective Communication and Presentation Skills, Team Work, Customer Care.

  • Internal Placement and Graduate Networks

  • Engine appreciation & function/testing familiarisation

  • FARO Arm usage and programming

  • CMM usage & programming

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.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.

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

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Mar 14, 2018, 5:19:29 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1700060P