Cummins Inc. Placement - Blockline Quality in Daventry, United Kingdom

Placement - Blockline Quality


At Cummins we recognise that having experience of the working world during your university degree provides a key insight to the practical application of your learning. We run an exciting 12 month placement where you are given an opportunity to work in a role and on real projects making a difference in both your team and the company as a whole. You will receive on the job training and take part in a structured Training & Development Programme designed to give the skills and competencies required for future graduate roles.

  • Working within the Quality Department reporting to the Blockline Quality Engineers.

  • Assisting in first line defect diagnosis and parts disposition.

  • Raising and maintaining part orders using the Ariba system.

  • Maintain Supplier Weekly reports, improvements and actions.

  • Supporting Quality Group presentations.

  • Collate Data SPC, Minitab etc and identify improvement projects.

  • Work cross functionally on identified projects.


  • The applicant will be workings towards a BEng Degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering.

  • The successful applicant will be studying a technical degree with a proven ability for logical thinking and problem solving. Excellent communication skills are required due to the interface with both customer and Cummins Internal departments. They will have high energy and good competency in general IT systems.

The role will provide excellent experience for your CV and an introduction to a Quality role in industry. A mentor will be there to guide you through your placement year. The following training will be provided:

  • Training in Corporate systems such as Oracle and familiarisation with other business software (eg WinSpc, Modus, IMS, Ariba)

  • Coaching to enable the development of other business skills.

  • 4 x 1 day workshops through an external training provider: Adapting to Professional Environments, Effective Communication and Presentation Skills, Team Work, Customer Care.

  • Internal Placement and Graduate Networks

  • CMM / Faro Arm Usage and programming.

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.


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 Feb 15, 2019, 7:45:14 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007LY