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Components Service Engineering Placement

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Working under the guidance of the Senior Service Engineer, as a Components Service Engineer you'll be involved in all aspects of the Service Engineering group; assisting to provide technical support for Cummins Automotive products and integrated Emission Solution and Turbo technology throughout Europe.

Some of your duties will include: 

  • Supporting the identification, resolution and implementation of fixes on key product issues with Automotive OEM’s.
  • Initial data capture and Warranty claim information processing.
  • Site visitation and field investigation for potential product issues.
  • Supporting OEM account teams in finding resolutions to Customer issues.
  • Component failure assessment and processing.

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For this position we'd like you to be studying a STEM subject at degree level (sandwich placement). You will have excellent computing skills - experience with Microsoft Office is desirable. You'll also have the following:

  • Good team-working, communication and task prioritisation skills.
  • Enthusiasm and interest in engineering.
  • A full driver’s license and be prepared to travel weekly within the UK.
  • Technical Automotive background desirable, but not essential.


  • Training in sector specific technologies.
  • General training in presentation/communication skills, structured problem solving and Cummins practices and procedures.
  • IDP consisting of engine and after treatment system.
  • Emerging product problem identification and definition.
  • Support product resolution forums: Problem Solving/6 Sigma Tools
  • Hands on failure analysis and site investigations (Driving license advantageous).
  • Use of electronic service tools for Cummins products.
  • Identification of Key Customer issues through data analysis.
  • OEM warranty processing and development.
  • Working with OEM’s, Customers, Suppliers and Distributors Globally.

COVID-19 update - Cummins is still hiring for placements. At Cummins we don’t focus on the predicted grades, we use a mixture of Core Values which match with the psychometric testing results and the interview process. Cummins moved to Skype video interviewing at the beginning of March, we are not holding any face to face or group assessments during this current cycle. We may ask you to respond and prepare for an exercise under time constraints but all information/instructions are provided. If you have any issues with Skype our Recruiters are on hand to help you.


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Job ID Number: 200000JX
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Huddersfield
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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