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Cummins Inc. PSTCUK - Plant Support Engineer - Placement in Daventry, United Kingdom

PSTCUK - Plant Support Engineer - Placement


Plant Support Engineer- PlacementOur 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 enthusiasticPlant Support Engineer – Placementto join our team specializing in Power Generation for our Power Systems Business in Daventry, Northamptonshire 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:

  • Engineering Plant Support teams primary objective is as a technical link between the shop operations (including the supply chain teams) and the engineering functions by “Keeping the assembly line running” in providing rapid response to line stopping engineering related issues.

  • As an Engineering Plant Support team member, you quickly and effectively adapt to changes in the manufacturing environment and utilise all the applicable engineering standard works, policies and procedures.

  • Work cross-functionally to conduct and support product problem solving projects via Engineering Change Requests (ECR), BIS etc to minimize cost and product failure exposures and actively search for improvement opportunities and implement workable solutions.

  • Develop technical projects that support continuous improvement of assembly shop activities to improve product quality, safety, process and see the improvement opportunity through the implementation phase.

  • Develop a culture of collaboration and cooperation between the Shop Operations function (including the supply chain teams) and engineering functions.

  • Fully proficient with all work processes, independently working with company resources to meet customer expectations.


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, Project Management & STEM related subjects.

  • Has experience in, and can demonstrate, relevant examples of Cummins core values e.g. voluntary work, community involvement activities, working with disadvantaged groups, charity related support, delivering superior results, teamwork, competencies and outside education experiences.

  • Has clear thought processes and can show a logical approach to tasks, challenges, hobbies etc.

  • Has sustained interest and achievement within hobbies/interests/out of academia activities.

This placement position is one of a number of roles we have available across our Daventry and Manston Power Systems Technical Centre sites. Please check out each of our adverts before applying but please note that through the application process there may be opportunities to be considered for other Power Systems Tech Centre based roles than the original one applied for if you or Cummins feel you would be better suited to an alternative role.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Northamptonshire-UK, Daventry, Cummins Co Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Oct 14, 2020, 10:25:56 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002JJ