Work Placement / Internship

IT 12 Month Placement

Darlington (County Durham)

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Cummins are now recruiting for our 2020 intake of 12 month placements in the UK, which provide a meaningful opportunity for university students to accomplish real-world projects in a professional environment.

If successful on the programme you may be given the opportunity to work part-time during your final year of study and/or be offered the opportunity to return as a graduate.

IT/Business Analyst placement opportunities with Cummins across its UK Operations are now open.

Multiple positions available across the following locations: Darlington, Daventry, Huddersfield, Peterborough & Wellingborough – you may apply to multiple positions.

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Key Responsibilities 

Working as part of our Business/IT team, you will be responsible for several key tasks. Depending on the location or business unit, these may include:

  • Building an understanding of IT systems and their interaction with business processes.
  • Leading small projects or initiatives from inception to completion, utilising structured project or business analysis methodologies.
  • Supporting and improving IT and related business processes, utilising tools i.e. process flow mapping, value stream mapping, data collection, analysis and general problem solving.
  • Analysis of business, user and stakeholder needs; eliciting and documenting requirements.
  • Helping identify & design business and IT solutions.
  • Involvement in cross functional, cross business unit and global initiatives.
  • Supporting projects with project management methodology and tasks.
  • Supporting change controls within IT systems and projects.
  • Supporting business/IT compliance and internal controls.
  • Providing team coordination, administration and operational support.
  • Providing a variety of onsite general technical support (i.e. hardware, network) working alongside various teams.
  • Participating in community responsibility and charity initiatives.
  • Maintaining existing business/IT systems.
  • Gaining exposure to financial planning and cost management.
  • Supporting business reporting needs (including creating dashboards, Business Intelligence Reporting i.e. OBIEE/MSBI and analytical reporting tools).
  • Supporting IT system testing, working closely with business users and subject matter/process experts.

Training provided 

  • Training in Corporate IT tools (such as Skype for Business, Microsoft SharePoint, Power BI).
  • Structured placement training opportunities (covering various soft skills such as presentation, communication, time management & interpersonal skills).
  • Relevant training to the job role offered (may include training with systems, business systems analysis tools, problem solving tools, business process improvement tools, project management training, ITIL, system development lifecycle tools and methodologies) - role dependent.
  • Training in technical skills (may include Oracle database design and development, use of PL/SQL & Toad).
  • Functional on the job training depending on location/role (may include training on supply chain, distribution, warehousing and logistics, manufacturing, engineering and test labs).
  • Potential to build further knowledge and skills supporting community activities such as young enterprise, interview training and public speaking skills training.

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


  • University or equivalent undergraduate degree in IT or Project Management related subject required.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn, analyse, and understand business and technical processes
  • Must be a team player with ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects at one time
  • General IT proficiency and understanding
  • Problem solving
  • Competent in Microsoft Office.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 190004KK
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Opportunity Overview

  • January 1st, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Darlington (County Durham)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Project Management
  • Software
  • Systems

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