Work Placement / Internship

Project Management Analyst 12 Month Placement

Ramsgate (Kent)

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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.

Our Story: You Are Our Future

What makes Cummins great is the employees that we have and who we are as people.

As a Project Management Analyst, you will be an integral member of the Global Sales Support team and collaborate cross functionally with our primary stakeholders in the global Power Systems organisation to develop processes, software systems and tools that support Project Management, Engineering, Finance and Sales teams.

You will be working within a dynamic environment, supporting and leading projects, working closely with multiple functions, creating both non-technical and technical solutions.

  • Support and improve Functional Excellence strategy, processes and tools for Project Management
  • Create and maintain procedures, work instructions and training material
  • Core team member in the implementation of key projects within the broader Global Sales Support function and in cross-functional projects
  • Lead small sub-teams within a major project implementation
  • Support the maintenance of data quality within our platforms and tools
  • Use Six Sigma as a problem-solving methodology to drive continuous improvements
  • Lead a Corporate Responsibility initiative in partnership with our local Community partners in Kent
  • Embrace the Company values and mission, representing and promoting of Cummins Power Systems.

Training Provided:

  • Project Management methodologies
  • Corporate systems: Clarity PPM (Project and Portfolio Management), CRM, amongst others
  • Microsoft Office 365 Tools
  • Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement methodologies and tools
  • Various soft and business skills training
  • Formal and informal coaching on business and personal development skills.


  • Basic understanding of the relationships and balance between the Project Management fundamentals of Scope, Schedule and Resources to successfully plan and deliver projects.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to define and solve problems in a disciplined and methodical manner
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word. MS Project (or other Scheduler) skills preferred but not essential
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Flexible and proactive attitude with a desire to learn and take on new responsibilities.

To be eligible for our 12 Month work placement you must be a university student who has a placement year option as part of their degree programme. You will spend a year in a specific department to gain real experience in your subject area. You are supported by formal and informal training, and work on projects that add true value to the business. 

The placement scheme is a great place to start a career with Cummins. You will experience not only the skills and work aspect, but also the culture and core values of the business.

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: 190004JB
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Opportunity Overview

  • February 1st, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Ramsgate (Kent)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Maths
  • Project Management

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