Graduate - Engineering - Lincolnshire


Explore this unique opportunity to join a global power leader - graduate roles in Engineering with Cummins across its UK Power Systems Business are now open for final year students and graduates.

Cummins’ hire to develop strategy offers graduates an environment where structured development opportunities across its diverse range of engineering functions, allied with its broad international reach, allows it to provide long term, exciting and flexible career pathways.

Typical engineering roles include:

  • Thermal Engineering Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering
  • Electromagnetic Engineering Customer Engineering Design Engineering
  • Development Engineering Controls Engineering Advanced Engineering

The Power of Cummins

What is the Power of Cummins? You can find it in our vision, mission and values. At Cummins we take pride in engineering technologies that serve the varied needs of our customers worldwide. How do we do that? By unleashing the power of our employees: Their energy and commitment make it possible for the company to maintain a leadership position in the markets we serve.

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, interprets results, drives decisions and assesses 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/or scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.

Training Provided

  • A comprehensive induction programme,

  • Other specific training and development as needed for the role.

    In exchange for your time and efforts Cummins will provide:
  • Broad experience of engineering disciplines to aid technical knowledge development and support career progression

  • Opportunities to interact cross functionally as part of a global engineering team

  • Participate in an interactive approach to individual development planning to expand technical expertise and leadership potential

  • Leverage the opportunity to pursue chartered status with relevant industry professional bodies.

Cummins, a global power leader, designs, manufactures, distributes and services multi fuel engines and related technologies for various markets including truck, bus, rail, marine, prime and standby power generation and mining. With headquarters in Columbus, Indiana in the US, the company has operations in 197 countries and sales of over $19 billion in 2015.

Having remained strong through recent economic conditions, Cummins are poised for a period of long-term growth having worked very hard to create a company that is less cyclical, more diversified and better positioned to be a global leader in all the markets we serve.

Perhaps more importantly, however, we have been able to achieve these results while remaining true to our core values of ethical business behaviour and corporate social responsibility – including our commitment to “ demand that everything we do leads to a cleaner, healthier, safer environment".

We pride ourselves on operating under a set of values that emphasises integrity, innovation, delivering superior results, corporate responsibility, diversity and global involvement whilst at the same time providing our employees with a working environment which is both flexible and rewarding

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual, who is innovative, driven to succeed with a passion to challenge the status quo.


Studying towards a Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in an Engineering or related discipline (including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).

Minimal relevant work experience desired, such as internship, co-op, or other pertinent work experience.

Typical Skills

  • 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 such as Cause and Effect matrices, Fail Mode and Effect Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis etc 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

Additional language capabilities are not essential but could be of benefit for placements/future opportunities including with in central Europe.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Today
  • Salary: £29,000
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Region: East Midlands
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

  • Chemistry
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
  • Science

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