Mechanical Design Engineer Industrial Placement at Johnson & Johnson

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Leeds/Beeston Yorkshire and Humberside
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Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Mechanical Engineering Product Design/Industrial Design

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7.9/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

7.5

The Role

Role Description

Special Requests Engineers accommodate the needs of spinal surgeons through developing customized instruments. Additionally, they facilitate pre-operative planning through providing surgeons with 3D Spine Anatomy models.

When developing custom instruments they are responsible for developing solutions that are viable from both the surgeon and the manufacturer’s perspective. This typically involves generating an array of ideas and modelling them using 3D CAD software to enable the production of polymer prototypes. Such prototypes are then used to garner feedback from surgeons, which is utilised during the development stage. Once a final solution is reached it is drafted and an Electronic Change Order is processed.

When developing 3D spine anatomy models they are responsible for refining patient scan data to produce an accurate portrayal of their anatomy.

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

8/10

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

10/10

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

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

10/10

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

8/10

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

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

7/10

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?

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

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

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

8/10

Social

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

8/10

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

7/10

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

N/A.

5/10

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

10/10