Cummins Inc. Placement – Project Coordinator in Daventry, United Kingdom

Placement – Project Coordinator


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 take part in a structured Training & Development Programme designed to give the skills and competencies required for future graduate roles.

  • Support Implementation Coordinators and Project Managers with all aspects of Project Management from multiple global engineering platforms

  • Maintain, track, and update web-based project management database. As the database administrator, this involves working closely with Technical Leads and Project Managers to drive the process and data management forward

  • Lead a 6 Sigma project to improve current product quality processes

  • Organise and facilitate global meetings to update business leaders on project progress

  • Create and maintain timing plans using MS Project to ensure that tasks are completed within the required timeline

  • Excel and Minitab data analysis

  • Participate in community engagement as part of Cummins commitment to Corporate Responsibility


College, university, or equivalent degree in Business Management, Project Management or a related subject required.

  • Undergraduate in a Project Management / Business discipline

  • Self-motivated and confident to work independently

  • Able to define and solve problems in a disciplined approach

  • Active participation and contribution as a team member, including strong cross-functional communication skills

  • Proactive time management and prioritisation of work tasks

  • Basic computer skills – MS Office

The role will provide excellent experience for your CV and an introduction to a business role in industry.

A mentor will be there to guide and coach you through your placement year.

The following training will be provided:

  • Training and familiarisation with business software

  • 4 full day workshops through an external training provider: Adapting to Professional Environments, Effective Communication and Presentation Skills, Teamwork, Customer Care

  • Internal Placement and Graduate Networks

If interested, please apply online at

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 Dec 5, 2018, 8:02:54 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007CH