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Applications 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 an active & driven Applications Engineering – Placement Student who will work under the guidance of an experienced Applications Engineer and will be involved with the full range of technical work with customers worldwide 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:

  • Turbocharger specification, matching to engines and working with cross functional new product introduction teams, with project work based on the challenging activities with customers;
  • Liaising with other technical and non-technical areas within Cummins Turbo Technologies, and customers;
  • Working with customers autonomously to produce detailed specifications for new products;
  • Sourcing information, interpreting, developing and implementing solutions to agreed deadlines;
  • Supporting the department on key projects/initiatives, supporting team members and working both independently and within globally spread teams;
  • Embracing the Cummins Vision, Mission and Values.

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 STEM-related subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and not graduating this academic year;
  • Excellent interpersonal (written and spoken), team player, organisational and time management skills;
  • Ambition, flexibility and confidence coupled with creativity, imagination and a desire to learn and take on responsibility;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office software (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).


  • 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: 200002NG
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