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Industrial Engineering Student Placement 2021

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Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

Powering Your Potential at Cummins

At Cummins, we’re dedicated to powering the potential of our employees in every corner of the world.

We are looking for a curious and driven Industrial Engineering – Placement Student to join our placement programme which will give you the opportunity to deliver results whilst working in various engineering teams on cross functional and challenging projects for our Components Business Segment in Huddersfield . 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 :

  • During your 12 month placement, you will rotate across three technical areas encompassing a mix of technology, hands-on roles & product engineering.
  • You will be involved in unique project tasks related to technical development of turbochargers and have the responsibility of contributing to real projects with tight deadlines and significant scope.
  • Be responsible for performing experimental tests on diesel engines and turbocharger test stands.
  • Work directly with customers to solve technical problems.
  • Support and independently lead your own challenging technical development and process improvement projects.
  • Performing design simulations and analyses of next-generation turbocharger components and systems.

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 and not graduating this academic year.
  • A Team player who is collaborative, capable of critical thinking, with demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Able to understand and manipulate complex data sets.


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


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Job ID Number: 200002JY
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