Explore this unique opportunity to join a global power leader – Cummins are now seeking applications for its Graduate Engineering programme at its Darlington Technical Center located in County Durham.
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 around $18 billion in 2016.
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.
The Darlington site, which recently celebrated its 50 th anniversary, produces around 40,000 diesel engines every year for key European, Middle East, African and Asian customers. Used in truck, bus, rail, defence, marine, construction, material handling, mining and power generation applications, the engines range from 4.5 to 8.9 litre cubic capacity.
The European Technical Centre, based on the Darlington site, has played a significant role in driving key product improvements since the 1980s. It has pushed emissions to the near-zero levels of Euro 6 for Cummins powered trucks and buses.
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.
Development Engineering Controls Engineering Advanced Engineering
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.
Throughout the scheme 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.
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.
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual, who is innovative, driven to succeed with a passion to challenge the status quo.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
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.
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 an engineering design project
Additional language capabilities are not essential but could be of benefit for placements/future opportunities including with in central Europe.