Logistics and Fulfillment Intern at GE (General Electric)

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Cardiff Wales
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Logistics and Operations

5.5/10

The Role
5.8
Organisation
4.4

Socialising

6.2

The Role

Role Description

Work alongside S&OP team to run parameters updates and help with forecasting/cycle reviews

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

Nice people/team and good benefits for working with GE

6/10

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

Very positive feedback and integration with teams

8/10

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

Manager placed in Sweden so communication can be a challenge

3/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Variable work depending on projects etc.

5/10

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

High responsibility as regular members of staff

10/10

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

Skills not necessarily related to my degree

3/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Quite poor atmosphere in the office, space was was too large for the members of staff in it.

4/10

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

Change of manager half way through the placement made this disjointed, not the most applicable to engineering despite job role coming under 'manufacturing'

4/10

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

Mediocre investment, not included in team meetings abroad.

2/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
5/10

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

OMLP scheme highly rated within the company, however places are small and seem unreachable.

7/10

Social

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

Made good friends with fellow members on placement.

8/10

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

Cheap and cheerful place to live.

6/10

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

Been in Cardiff Uni so used to nightlife. Very good overall.

8/10

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

Occasional office meals out.

3/10