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Cummins Inc. Machining Operations apprenticeship in Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Machining Operations apprenticeship


The Machining Operations Apprenticeship pathway builds on machine tool process training across different component areas’ on a wide variety of machine processes. This training development is undertaken through process rotations across the Huddersfield Machining Cells learning CNC-controlled processes and systems to support the delivery of machined components to the Assembly and Final Customer.

Completion of daily Safety, Quality and equipment checks.

Working to define processes that deliver quality products on time to the internal customer.

Operating a range of machinery that have seen in excess if £3million investment in the last 3 years including;

  • Cobots (Collaborative Robots)

  • Fully Automated Robots

  • Gantry Feed systems

  • Machine Centers

  • Turning and Grinding

  • Dynamic Balancing

Work to the required company and industry standard whilst being given responsibility for the quality of your own work.

Work in an industry leading environment that prioritises Safety, Product Quality, Working Conditions and Employee Development.

To be flexible within Huddersfield Turbo Plant, given training as directed to meet operational requirements and develop high value skills for your future career.



You will study full time at Appris in your first year learning a broad range of engineering knowledge and skills including:

  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques.

  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment.

  • Assembling and testing fluid power systems.

  • Producing mechanical assemblies.

  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations.

  • Preparing and using milling machines.

After your first year, you will come on site for the duration of your apprenticeship to learn your role within the company and will study one day per week at Appris. Included in the 4-year apprenticeship is a 2-year Level 4 HNC qualification.

Entry Requirements

We are looking for self-motivated people who are a good fit with our business. We want to see and hear that you are genuinely enthusiastic about developing a career in your chosen field, you work well in a team and can plan and organise your time effectively. In addition, you will also possess:

  • 5 GCSEs level 4-9: Including English language, Mathematics and a Science/Technology subject.

Additional information

We welcome you to submit a CV as part of your application, however we are also looking for some specific information as part of the recruitment process. Please provide a supplementary document to cover the criteria below.

  • Please state from any of the subjects you are/have studied, which interests you the most and give a brief description of any relevant and interesting projects you have completed.

  • Please tell us about your interests and hobbies, giving details of positions of responsibility, achievements and any public duties undertaken, indicating where you believe your hobbies have equipped you with additional skills that will enable you to succeed within the job applied for.

  • Please tell us why you are seeking an apprenticeship? Why you are interested in engineering and what are the key areas that interest you?


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-West Yorkshire-UK, Huddersfield, CTT St Andrew's Road East

Job Type Apprenticeship

Recruitment Job Type Apprenticeship

Job Posting Jan 24, 2024, 12:25:43 PM

Unposting Date Mar 3, 2024, 6:59:00 PM

Organization Cummins Engine Components

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240000TU