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Cummins Inc. Test Engineering Placement Student in Darlington, United Kingdom

Test Engineering Placement Student


Test Engineering Placement Student

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 Test Engineering Placement Student to join our team on a 12 month placement commencing July/August 2022, 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.

  • Analyse 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.


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

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Nov 5, 2021, 11:28:36 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2100068I