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Cummins Inc. Product Design Engineer in Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Product Design Engineer


Closing date 12th November 2020

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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We are looking for a talented Product Design Engineer to join our team specializing in Manufacturing, controlling the Engineering Option Portfolio & Product release for our Distribution Business Unit in Wellingborough.

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

-Applying knowledge of engineering principles and design practices to create design concepts and mechanical design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, reliability, durability, manufacturing, assembly, and serviceability.

-This role effectively communicates the capability of a design concept to meet cross-functional requirements including adherence to engineering standards and works effectively with other engineering and cross-functional disciplines to support resolution of product issues.

-Investigating New Product Introduction program team or field-based issues, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution from a design perspective, while documenting results with guidance from more experienced team members.

-Applying and supporting the development of processes such as Design Review, Virtual Review, and tools such as iDFMEA, ALD, DVP R, CREO, required to enable high quality component and subsystem-level design decision making and design refinement.

-Obtaining input and negotiating with cross-functional and cross-discipline technical experts and senior-level designers to communicate the component and subsystem design intent through a thorough Design Review package to the Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), New Product Introduction (NPI) / Value Package Introduction (VPI), or Value Package Change Request (VPCR) team requiring a holistic assessment of various design concepts.

  • Supporting design decision making in the areas of concept selection, concept optimization, and design specifications that impact customers targeted to be served by a given Product Preceding Technology, (PPT), New Product Introduction (NPI), or Value Package Change Request (VPCR) initiative.


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

-Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment including design fabrication Structural limits, manufacturing method & material knowledge.

-Mechanical Engineering background – Electrical knowledge beneficial however not essential

-3D Modelling Software Experience in CREO or 3D Works (Or similar) & AutoCAD

-Degree level qualification (Or equivalent experience) is preferred but not essential

Compensation and Benefits

Basic Salary: £27,100 - £33,900

  • Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions up to 9%

  • Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)

  • Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs

  • Health screening

  • Life Assurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

  • Family friendly policies


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Wellingborough, CUK Cummins Diesel OP10

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 13, 2020, 10:12:10 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002N5