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Cummins Inc. Placement - Product Design Engineer in Ramsgate, United Kingdom

Placement - Product Design Engineer


Cummins are now recruiting for our 2020 intake of 12 month placements in the UK, which provide a meaningful opportunity for university students to accomplish real-world projects in a professional environment.

The role of Product design Engineer - Placement, will be to work on a variety of newproduct introduction and current product change projects. The Product design Engineer will be anintegral member of the engineering team and will support all aspects of theprojects. These will include design, testing,validation and release of the products using various engineering tools andpractices.

  • Applies basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices toassigned tasks in the development, analysis and release of products andsubsystems 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, interpretingresults, driving decisions and assessing risk.

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

  • Evaluates customer needs and aligns requirements with identifiedcustomer expectations.

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

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

  • Carries out partially defined and moderately complex tasks.

  • Demonstrates good understanding and applies knowledge of an engineeringdiscipline.

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


Working towards college, university or equivalent degree in Electrical/ Mechanical or a related subject required.

Experience:minimal relevant work experience desired but not essential.

The role will provideexcellent experience for your CV and an introduction to an engineering role inindustry. A mentor will be there to guide you through your placement year. The following training will be provided;

  • Training in Corporate systems such as Windchill PLM, Integrity Lifecycle Manager and familiarisation with other engineering / business software (Creo parametric etc)

  • Exposure to Six Sigma continuous improvement, fault-finding and project management tools.

  • Coaching to enable the development of other business skills.

  • InternalPlacement and Graduate Networks

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-Kent-UK, Ramsgate, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Oct 13, 2019, 5:26:33 AM

Unposting Date Dec 31, 2019, 5:59:00 PM

Req ID: 190004GT