Work Placement / Internship

Placement - Materials and Logistics

Start summer 2019

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The placement will involve either specific project work, elements of an ongoing job role or more likely a combination of both.

This will include opportunities to work within a Supply Chain team to develop Production Planning, inventory Controls and associated process improvements.

  • Working with Materials, Demand Management, Account Management, Warehousing and Operations to ensure efficient management of production plans & inventory control processes.
  • Supporting functional team members to improve internal processes for inventory management including 3PL inventory tracking, co-ordinating and releasing assembly line production plans.
  • Resolving problems identified by internal team members and supported functions.
  • Working with cross-functional teams to develop and improve foundational planning & control.
  • Manipulating and using data to establish the basis for actions.
  • Sourcing information, interpreting, developing and implementing solutions to achieve results by agreed deadlines.
  • Assisting the department to achieve its business goals; and
  • Representing and promoting Cummins Turbo Technologies and the department internally and externally to Customers and Suppliers.

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  • Working towards a degree in Supply Chain, Transportation & Logistics) which includes modules in production / manufacturing systems, supply chain, Inventory controls and an emphasis on numerical skills.
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing or commercial environment would be an advantage although not essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and time management skills.
  • Ambition, flexibility and confidence coupled with creativity and imagination.
  • A desire to learn with a willingness to take on responsibility.

Training provided:

  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • The opportunity to develop your skills both personally and professionally through regular reviews with your line manager, identifying and supporting any areas which require further development.

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.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 180007KI
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £18,200 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Huddersfield
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Manufacturing
  • Town & Transport Planning
  • Transport

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