Placement Student – Quality Engineer in Darlington, United Kingdom

Cummins Inc.

Placement Student – Quality Engineer


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.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Quality Engineering student to join our team specializing in Quality for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington. This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday 37.5hrs per week. 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:

  • Supporting both the Customer and Plant Quality Team to implement continuous improvements

  • Monitor, measure and improve key business processes impacting quality performance

  • Supporting Plant Quality through data analysis and investigation to maintain quality performance

  • Compile and maintain the communication of Plant Quality data to internal stakeholders

  • Engaging with internal teams supporting and implementing problem solving tools

  • Support the Internal Audit programme and manage audit gaps throughout the assembly line and work towards closing the gaps by setting up additional quality audits/checklist questions at point of fit & audit stations


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

  • Working towards a Mechanical, Automotive, or similar Engineering degree

  • PC literate in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Outlook)

  • Methodical and data-based approach to problem solving

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, time management, approachability, and ability to work independently

Working at Cummins

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity, and/or expression or other status protected by law.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student – Internship

Job Posting Sep 22, 2023, 3:02:41 AM

Unposting Date Nov 3, 2023, 4:59:00 PM

Organization Engine Business

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 2300089C

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