Cummins Inc. Placement - Manufacturing Engineer in Daventry, United Kingdom

Placement - Manufacturing Engineer


At Cummins we recognise that having experience of the working world during your university degree provides a key insight to the practical application of your learning. We run an exciting 12 month placement where you are given an opportunity to work in a role and 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.

  • To produce Tracking and Timing plans for projects and new process introduction across the V12 & V16 production line

  • Helping determine the manufacturing processes required to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification.

  • Resolve and manage daily issues through root cause analysis.

  • Assisting with plans and designs methods to improve efficiency in production.

  • Working to improve equipment availability and capability by utilizing continuous improvement tools and working cross functionally.

  • Defining manufacturing standard operating procedures (SOP)

  • Attendance to cross functional design reviews with a view to create a quality product


Preferred Discipline: Mechanical Engineering/Automotive Engineering

  • PC literacy

  • 2D & 3D CAD experience (AutoCAD / CREO preferred)

  • Teamwork / Communication / Working with cross functional groups.

  • Practical approach to support technical solutions.

  • Self motivated and ability to manage own projects

Training Provided:

Engine appreciation course, Presentation and Communication techniques, Application of Project Management skills in a working environment, FMEA, 7Step as well as any other tools and skills training as required within the department

Guidance by a qualified mentor under the IMechE MPDS Scheme for the duration of the placement.

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.


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 Oct 22, 2017, 6:13:38 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170006ER