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Project Coordination 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 enthusiastic Project Coordination – Placement Student to join our team specialising in Product Quality to get a great opportunity to support various projects related to product problem solving issues for our Power Systems business segment in Daventry. 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:

  • Support Implementation Coordinators and Project Managers with all aspects of Project Management from multiple global engineering platforms.
  • Maintain, track, and update web-based project management database. As the database administrator, this involves working closely together with Technical Leads and Project Managers to drive the process and data management forward.
  • Participate in and manage 6 Sigma projects to improve current product quality processes.
  • Organise and facilitate global meetings to update business leaders on project progress.
  • Create and maintain timing plans using MS Project to ensure that tasks are completed within the required timeline.
  • Excel and Minitab data analysis and ad hoc reports.

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

  • Studying towards a degree in Project Management or a related subject and not graduating this academic year.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills; flexible and independent but enjoying a teamwork & work ethic.
  • 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, competencies and outside education experiences.
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft 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: 200002S5
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Daventry (Northamptonshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Project Management
  • Science

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