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Controls System Validation Placement Student - Engineering

Darlington. Open to all STEM.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Controls System Validation Placement Student to join our team specialising in Calibration Development for our Engine Business Unit in Darlington. 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!

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

  • Responsible for the development, validation and troubleshooting of Software and calibrations for the Cummins’ mid-range diesel engine controls for performance, emissions and diagnostics
  • Using Cummins processes and procedures, using internal calibration management programs as well as industry standard software such as MATLAB
  • Create scripts, collect and analyse engineering data and interpret model based software
  • Tailor calibrations according to customer requirements and to review new engine installations ensuring compliance to Cummins standards
  • Works with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional disciplines to resolve product issues.
  • Applies engineering and scientific skills and continues to develop experience in creating engineering solutions.

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

  • Currently studying a STEM subject at degree level which includes a 12-month industry placement
  • Enthusiasm and interest in Engineering required
  • Structured problem-solving Process - able to grasp and apply structured problem solving processes to resolve issues.
  • Engineering Standards - basic knowledge in Engineering Standards and Technical Documentation
  • Laboratory Operations – knowledge of Laboratory Operations process flow model: Planning, Preparation, Execution, Analysis, Execution

Benefits Overview

Benefits and perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Cummins and the country where you work.

Financial Wellness

As a Cummins employee your retirement savings plan / pension plan / superannuation will power your path to retirement and improve your financial future.

Health & Wellness 

Your wellbeing is important to us. You and your family will be cared for through comprehensive health care benefits.

Continuing Education 

Whether starting or completing a degree, you will be supported by tuition reimbursement opportunities or full funding.

Paid Incentive 

You will receive annual merit and profit sharing based on individual and company performance.

Diversity & Inclusion

We celebrate diverse perspectives and you will be part of building a more diverse workforce to enhance our competitive position and enrich our culture.

Work-Life Flexibility

Your energy and commitment will be recognised through paid vacation and holidays, parental leave, adoption assistance, flexible work environments and more.

Every Employee, Every Community

You are empowered to volunteer at least four hours per year on company time, to give back to the communities where you work and live.

Development And Growth 

You will learn and grow through training and hands-on experience in an environment that values curiosity and developing talent for the future.

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