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Cummins Inc. 2020 Quality Assurance Engineering Student Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T) in Scoresby, Australia

2020 Quality Assurance Engineering Student Internship - Scoresby (13 months F/T)


  • 13-month full time internship based in Scoresby

  • STEM students interested in Quality Engineering - gain real world, practical experience

  • Fully paid internship from 28.01.2020 to 26.02.2021

If you are a Mechanical, Mechatronics or Instrumentation Engineering, or Metrology / Science student, ideally at an undergraduate level, looking to jump start your career, we are offering a 13-month full time internship based at our Scoresby branch.

About Cummins

A global power leader, Cummins Inc. is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. We are the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components with revenue excess of $20 billion. Globally we employ around 62,600 people and serve customers in 190 countries.

We are incredibly proud of our culture at Cummins and believe that we are all responsible to uphold our values of Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion, Caring, Excellence and Teamwork.

What’s in it for you?

You will get to work with a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. As the world’s largest diesel engine manufacturer, Cummins will help set you up for success and your future career as you develop your theoretical knowledge into practical skills while contributing meaningfully to the operation of our multi-billion-dollar business.

About the role

Our Scoresby branch is offering a rare 13-month full time Quality Internship opportunity commencing 28th January 2020 for a current Mechanical, Mechatronics or Instrumentation Engineering, or Metrology / Science student who is keen to utilise theoretical skills learnt in their degree and develop practical skills in the workforce. This is a unique opportunity to gain skills and knowledge while you are working full time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Data management, analysis & report writing

  • Take ownership for our non-conformity system and processes (following training)

  • Identification and resolution of part quality issues with the source plants and central warehousing

  • General manufacturing support & project management

  • Prepare and present status reports for material board review

  • Development, evaluation improvement of documenting manufacturing processes & flow

  • Product and process quality improvement through structured problem-solving methodologies

  • Support quality laboratory in calibration of gauges and measuring of product as required

  • Liaise with overseas suppliers in reporting and resolving quality issues

  • Participate in community involvement teams

About You:

To qualify for this undergraduate internship, it is essential that you:

  • Are currently studying a Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics or Instrumentation Engineering, or Bachelor of Science or Metrology, ideally at an undergraduate level

  • Have between 1 and 8 units of study left to complete of your Bachelors, Masters or PHD degree as of February 2020

  • Are available for the full 13 months and be willing to defer your studies for that duration

  • Possess Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency

Note: Applicants that do not meet these qualifying requirements unfortunately will not be considered.

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • A keen interest in the Quality and analysis side of engineering

  • Manufacturing skills in tooling, development, technical drawing and familiarity with measuring instruments

  • Technical strength in statistics and numerical analysis

  • A confident, outgoing approach to seek out necessary information from our branches across South PAC to achieve set outcomes

  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task

  • An interest and willingness to learn and develop new skills in a diverse organisation

  • Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality

  • Strong computer literacy and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Great interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Valid car driving license highly preferred

This is a 13-month, full time, paid placement and the successful candidate will be required to defer their studies for the duration of the program.

How to apply

Applications close midnight Sunday 29th September 2019.

  • For all applications please submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcript via the link provided

  • In your cover letter, please specify how many units of study you have remaining on your degree and your motivation behind applying both to Cummins and this specific internship

Note: We will be unable to assess your application without all of the required documents, so please ensure you attach your resume, cover letter and academic transcripts at the time of application.

Your opportunity to power up you career starts right here!



Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Sep 1, 2019, 11:14:52 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190003WM