Placement - Engineering (Multiple Positions)

Recruiter
Location
Darlington, Durham
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Ref
170005K3

Cummins Darlington has an additional vacancy for a 12 Month Engineering Placement Student, based within the Technical Organisation at Darlington. This placement would commence during September 2018.

Cummins are global leaders in the diesel engine, alternative fuel, power generation, turbocharging and emissions solutions markets.

With manufacturing plants in 14 countries, 55,000 employees, turnover of over $17billion in 2016, you would be joining an organisation that offers flexible career paths and opportunities on a global basis.

Cummins is the only team of dependable, innovative individuals that work in a diverse, inclusive, ethics-based environment who create and deliver the world’s leading engine technology while developing careers doing impactful, collaborative work, empowering them to make a positive contribution to a global population in need of clean power solutions.

Today, innovation is just as critical to our success as it was in the early days of our Company. With our mature market emissions near zero, our focus now is on improving product efficiency and understanding our customers’ needs better than anyone else through the development of strong partnerships.

What makes Cummins different is the way in which we take the time to understand our customers and then exceed their expectations by always being the first to market with the best products. The other advantage Cummins has over the competition is that we produce and supply superior integrated power systems, making us a one-stop shop for all of our customers’ needs.

Understanding our customers’ needs before they do and applying the creative ingenuity to make us better, faster, first, is the key to our future success in an increasingly competitive environment.

Typical engineering roles include:

  • Design and Validation

  • Mechanical Development

  • Diesel Calibration Development

  • Controls System Validation

  • Customer and Application Engineering

  • Electrical Systems Development

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.