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PSTCUK - Combustion Performance & Emissions Engineer Student Placement 2021

Power Systems Technical Centre UK (PSTCUK)

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Description

We are looking for an enthusiasticCombustion Performance & Emissions Engineer – Placement to join our team specialising in Power Generation for our Power Systems Business in Daventry, Northamptonshire. During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organisation operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Applies Principles of Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer - Interprets and predicts the performance of fluid and thermal systems by leveraging a quantitative and intuitive comprehension of the flow of liquids and gases, the transfer of thermal energy between elements of a system, and the application of modelling and experimental tools, to answer key questions about the system or component. Very good knowledge and understanding of thermodynamics and Internal Combustion engines is essential for this role.
  • This applied science position uses the core competencies of thermal and fluid sciences, using and advancing analytical and experimental approaches to answer key questions about the performance and architecture of a system or component. This drives decisions and creates technical content which leads to state of the art, highly effective, environmentally friendly, and competitive products.
  • Investigates product, system, and/or technology problems that are related to thermal and fluid sciences, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.
  • Systems engineering and Thinking – Expect to work and help to solve the system level issues in the Non road engine applications like mining haul trucks, power generation engines etc.
  • Obtains input and negotiates with immediate stakeholders, such as team members, technical managers, project leaders, other Thermal Sciences engineers, product and manufacturing engineers, provide input related to further analysis, design optimisation, feasibility studies, or architecture definition. Makes decisions in the areas of day to day project details, such as conducting analysis, testing, and communication with stakeholders that impact and support the successful progression of projects.
  • You will spend a year in a CPE performance development department to gain real experience in the testing and development area. You are supported by formal and informal training, and work on projects that add true value to the business.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • We are looking for a wide range of applicants studying towards a Bachelor or Master's degree from across all Engineering, Project Management & STEM related subjects.
  • Has experience in, and can demonstrate, relevant examples of Cummins core values e.g. voluntary work, community involvement activities, working with disadvantaged groups, charity related support, delivering superior results, teamwork, competencies and outside education experiences.
  • Has clear thought processes and can show a logical approach to tasks, challenges, hobbies etc.
  • Has sustained interest and achievement within hobbies/interests/out of academia activities.

This placement position is one of a number of roles we have available across our Power Systems Technical Centre UK (PSTCUK) sites in Daventry and Manston. Please check out each of our adverts before applying but please note that throughout the application process there may be opportunities to be considered for other PSTCUK based roles than the one originally applied for if you or Cummins feel you would be better suited to an alternative role.

Benefits

  • Financial wellness
  • Health & wellness
  • Continuing education
  • Paid incentive
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Work-life flexibility
  • Every employee, every community
  • Development & growth.

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