Sourcing and Supply Chain at Eaton

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
leamington spa East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Sport/Sports Management

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7.6/10

The Role
9.5
Organisation
6.6

Socialising

6.0

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

It was a fantastic experience, one where I had numerous opportunities. Providing you show desire to develop and add value you will have real opportunities on varied projects, which play a important part in the progression of the company.

8/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

The whole office was welcoming and pleasant there is always support and advice whenever needed .

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I received lots of advice on future career progression , to personal advice from my peers. The HR team and my manger were very helpful whenever I had questions or wanted advice.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There was always something to do from project work to standard tasks expected when performing the role. It was an incredibly varied program.

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Having proven my ability at the start of my placement. I was rewarded with large multimillion dollar projects, whilst having an opportunity to work with the operations director. The work I produced was normally expected by a divisional supply chain manager, which shows the extent of responsibility you can be given.

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I have gained a further understanding of where I want to go in my chosen career and the steps necessary to get there

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Being in the head office , there were high level managers who were frequently in and out of the office . Therefore the atmosphere wasn't as lively as other sites.

6/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

The company invested lots of money in development . There were training sessions every two months.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

The company is always growing and it offer great future career prospects.

8/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

7/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

It was relatively expensive.

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Lots of students from Warwick University live in the area , so it was quite lively

7/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

A scarce amount

5/10

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