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Cummins Inc. Product Design and Validation Placement Student - Engineering in Darlington, United Kingdom

Product Design and Validation Placement Student - Engineering


Product Design and Validation Placement Student - Engineering

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 Product Design and Validation Placement Student to join our team on a 12 month placement commencing July/August 2022, specializing in research, design, development and validation for our Cummins Emission Solutions 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:

  • Product Design and Validation is responsible for the research, design, development and validation of Aftertreatment systems and components. By using engineering tools to analyse problems, potential design solutions are identified to resolve internal and external ‘customer’ issues.

  • The main objective of this role is to assist with the creation of design specifications considering application, cost, weight, performance, product life, ease of manufacture, ease of assembly and service requirements.

  • You will be required to verify designs using analysis and/or functional testing, interpret results, drive decisions and assess risk.

  • You will apply engineering and/or scientific skills and knowledge to develop experience in creating engineering solutions. Development of these skills will enable you to participate in and contribute to design and safety reviews.

  • You will support the investigations into New products introduction and Current Product support.

  • You will be expected to collaborate with other functions such as Operations, Sourcing and Marketing, to ensure stakeholders requirements are met throughout the design and development process.

  • Validation tasks will also include record keeping, exploring test cell data, making test plans, drafting test reports.


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 and the degree programme must include a 12-month industry placement.

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

  • PC literacy – knowledge of MS Office and be experience in 3D modelling software such as Catia, Creo, Solidworks etc

  • 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 extraordinary results, teamwork and outside education experiences.


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, 9:22:03 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 21000718