Cummins Inc. Placement - Engineering in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement - Engineering


Working within Darlington Technical Operations (DTO) in the Engine Business unit at Cummins, the successful candidates will work within one of Engineering functions performing a range of tasksin the development, analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle.

  • Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices to assigned tasks in the development, analysis and release of products and subsystems through the product life cycle.

  • Assists in creating design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, manufacture, assembly and service.

  • Verifies design using analysis and or functional testing, interpreting results, driving decisions and assessing risk.

  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.

  • Evaluates customer needs and aligns requirements with identified customer expectations.

  • Uses prescribed and innovative methods and works with limited guidance.

  • Participates as a team member and actively contributes towards team goals.

  • Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.

  • Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of an engineering discipline.

  • Applies engineering and scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.

Typical Roles in the following functions:

  • Design and Validation

  • Mechanical Development

  • Diesel Calibration Development

  • Controls System Validation

  • Customer and Application Engineering

  • Electrical Systems Development


  • Studying towards a Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering discipline required. Degrees in Mathematics or Physics would be considered

  • Enthusiasm and interest in Engineering required

  • Laboratory Operations – understanding of Laboratory Operations process flow model: Planning, Preparation, Execution, Analysis, Execution

  • Engineering Standards - basic knowledge in Engineering Standards.

  • Technical Documentation - basic knowledge in Technical Documentation.

  • Structured problem-Solving Process - able to understand and apply structured problem solving processes to resolve issues.

  • Structured Design Processes – understand and be able to describe the purpose, content and steps in developing/ managing of a engineering design project

Training Provided

  • Starting with a comprehensive induction programme, throughout the placement you will be provided with training in sector specific technologies as well as general training such as presentation and communication skills, structured problem solving and Cummins practices and procedures.

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-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Nov 1, 2018, 9:16:23 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800071D