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Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Darlington, United Kingdom

Manufacturing Engineer


Closing Date: 2nd March 2021

We are looking for an innovative Manufacturing Engineer to lead and drive the improvements across the production line. Your expertise will provide the roadmap we need to follow to produce our world class engines at our Darlington plant, UK.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Support the planning, design and implementation of production processes in the plant with a focus on improving safety, quality, efficiency and cost.

  • Propose process improvements by creating supportive business cases for the Value Stream Leader and senior leadership team, and lead implementation of capital projects.

  • Lead a team to improve line balance throughout the production process to meet customer delivery requirements.

  • Contribute by applying the knowledge or use of manufacturing principles and practices to improve manufacturing equipment and processes.

  • Assist with the development of manufacturing standards and working methods by using continuous improvement tools.

  • Works with internal and external resources on specific project assignments.

  • Work with the new product introduction team to introduce future products into the Darlington Engine Plant.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • An Engineering degree is required to be considered for this position.

  • Previous experience in value stream mapping is beneficial.

  • Previous experience working on Six Sigma projects would be an advantage, as well as any lean manufacturing methodologies such as Kaizen.

  • Previous experience within a fast paced and target driven environment is essential.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary between £34,000 - £39,000 depending on experience.

  • Defined contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)

  • Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)

  • Private medical insurance

  • Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs

  • Life assurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

  • Family friendly policies


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

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 1, 2021, 11:22:45 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200003JO