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Test Engineering Placement Student - Engineering

Mechanical/Automotive/Manufacturing.

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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.

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Test Engineering Placement Student to join our team specializing in Laboratory Operations for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington.

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:

  • Analyse test requests from internal and external customer for diesel engine and aftertreatment development on engine dynamometer test cells or test vehicles.
  • Manage prototype equipment inventories at on and offsite storage facilities.
  • Write test instructions, prepare necessary test scripts and logging files.
  • Ensure engine, aftertreatment and associated hardware is available and set-up correctly for each test. Oversee the operation of the test cell or vehicles and provide support to the operator and facilities team when necessary (answer questions and clarification requests related to test instructions and hardware).
  • Troubleshoot issues including test hardware, test sequence and scripting, procedures and provide both short- and long-term solutions.
  • Use data from the test and create associated report

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 all Engineering & STEM related subjects.
  • Good knowledge of MS office (excel and word).
  • Methodical and data-based approach to problem solving, strong team working skills and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of diesel engine architecture and/or test cell operation an advantage but not essential – training will be provided.

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
  • Darlington (County Durham)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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