Buyer at Vauxhall

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Luton Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Automotive

5.5/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
3.8

Socialising

3.5

The Role

Role Description

Buyer

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

Vauxhall gave me real job responsibility and the work I did had an ongoing impact on the firm.

My role is very performance based and the learning curve can be steep at times.

7/10

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

Colleagues are very friendly and helpful, they are willing to assist you when you seek advice.

7/10

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

My manager and my team was brilliant at offering advice and guidance.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy

10/10

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

Lots of responsibility.

10/10

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

5/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

3/10

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

5/10

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

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
5/10

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

1/10

Social

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

5/10

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

5/10

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

1/10

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

Each year, you are allowed 2 CSR days, which does not count as taking a day off work!

3/10