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VPI Service Engineer Placement Student


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We are looking for enthusiastic VPI Service Engineer students to join our team on a 12 months placement commencing July/August 2022 , supporting our aftermarket team, specialising in Service Engineering for our Engine Business Unit in Darlington Engine Plant.

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:

  • Uses prescribed and innovative methods and works with limited guidance.
  • Collaborates with the Customer and End user for field investigation and data gathering
  • Develops and validates technical work instructions and technical document publication
  • Develop and maintain Power BI dashboards to analyse Big Data
  • Support Technical Engineering groups with analysis and development, being the voice of Service Engineering.

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

  • We are looking for a wide range of applicants currently studying a STEM subject at degree level ideally Mechanical Engineering
  • Technical Documentation - basic knowledge in Technical Documentation engine operation and repair
  • Structured problem-solving process - able to understand and apply structured problem-solving processes to resolve issues.
  • Have ‘hands-on’ experience with Engines/Systems (desired)
  • Good experience with MS packages (Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI)

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 and 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 and 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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