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Materials Engineer (Metallurgist) – Placement

Metallurgy/Materials Science.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Materials Engineer (Metallurgist) – Placement Student to join our team on a 12-month placement start Jul / Aug 2023, specializing in quality this is a great opportunity to work in a materials laboratory that examines a broad range of materials and processes for our Power Systems business segment in Daventry.

During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organization 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:

  • Working within the Quality Department reporting to the Materials Laboratory Supervisor.
  • Liaise with Quality, Engineering and Production Teams on metallurgical issues affecting the Plant.
  • Carry out metallurgical investigations and write reports on engine components to help support root cause failure analysis and drive corrective actions.
  • Support the Quality Test and Quality Customer Teams with problem solving relating to Engine Testing and Customer Quality Issues.
  • Contribute to smooth running of laboratory by ordering consumables and sub-contract work, and continuous improvements to lab processes and housekeeping.
  • Engage in Health and Safety initiatives related to the Laboratory such as Risk Assessments.

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

  • The applicant will be working towards a BSc/B Engineer Degree or equivalent in Metallurgy or Materials Engineering.
  • General knowledge of physical metallurgy, ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy and processes such as steel making, casting, forging, heat treatment, welding and joining etc.
  • Experience of using a SEM would be beneficial but not mandatory as training will be provided.
  • The applicant should have a can-do attitude, sound analytical capabilities and preferably have some practical Laboratory experience, with good organisational and communication skills.

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 & 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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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £21,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Daventry (Northamptonshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Metallurgy

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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