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Cummins Inc. Supplier Quality Improvement (SQI) - Placement in Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Supplier Quality Improvement (SQI) - Placement


We are looking for an enthusiastic SQI Placement Student to join our team specializing in Quality for our Corporate Organization in Huddersfield. During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organization operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Key project work in support of departmental objectives; detailed involvement in functional excellence – opportunity to work with other business units to help share common processes, tools, and resources to better achieve business goals.

  • Working with a group of suppliers – quality performance / analysis of data reading, understanding and communicating technical drawings and specifications; understanding and implementing problem solving tools.

  • Supplier Interactions / communication and relationship building with suppliers; supplier visits / virtual networking; maintaining and monitoring supplier scorecards / supplier performance

  • Close integration with purchasing / plant quality engineering teams and suppliers - engagement across a number of teams, gaining category experience.

  • IT/Systems/Simulation aligned with Industry 4.0 / Supplier Quality 4.0 Digital Transformations

  • Presence of a mentor as a guide through the placement year. Tools and skills training specific to the role; SQI Toolbox, PPAP / 7 Step /APQP/ Control Plans / PFMEA’s and continuous improvement core tools training.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Working towards a degree – preferably Engineering/Technical / IT related although not limited to these subjects, A Levels (or equivalent)

  • IT Skills use of Excel / PowerPoint / Word / Power BI / Teams. Please detail any work experience to date.

  • Leading effective meetings, supplier relationship skills, assertiveness training, presentation, and communication skills; product appreciation course, practices, and procedures.

  • Positive attitude, strong personal motivation and an effective member of a team. Teamwork skills.


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

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Oct 12, 2022, 11:16:33 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220008FG