Cummins Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Darlington, United Kingdom

Manufacturing Engineer


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Engine Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Darlington for a VPI Manufacturing Engineer.

Darlington Engine Plant is where you can work on exciting projects such as world leading diesel engine technology modifications and improvements supplying global markets with advanced products, for a variety of applications.

Your impact will be seen in these and other ways:

  • Assists with the planning, design, purchase, and/or implementation of integrated manufacturing, assembly or fabrication processes in a manufacturing plant.

  • Helps determine the manufacturing processes required to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification.

  • Works with engineering to identify problems with product and performance; may recommend solutions or enhancements.

  • Assists with plans and designs methods to improve efficiency in production

  • Work to improve equipment availability and capability by utilizing continuous improvement tools and working cross functionally.

  • Define manufacturing standard working methods.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Project Management experience.

  • Fundamentals of Manufacturing.

  • Equipment / Capital Procurement - Understanding the requirements for purchasing tools and equipment according to Cummins Production Equipment Specifications.

  • Fundamentals of Controls Engineering - Knowledge of various hardware and software used in the control of manufacturing processes and equipment.

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering - Concerned with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment, and energy.

  • Workstation Design - able to design an operator station. Design of an operator station requires knowledge of anthropometrics, ergonomics, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) safety standards, office layout guidelines, etc.

  • Problem Solving and Quality Improvement - Problem Solving and Improvement approaches, including understanding of tools/process type and selection.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Education, Licenses, Certifications:

College, university, or equivalent degree in Manufacturing/ Mechanical Engineering or related technical or scientific field required.


Minimal level of relevant work experience required.

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-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 15, 2017, 9:10:42 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170002VH