assistant mechanic at Porsche

Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Hemel Hampsted Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Business Intelligence Mechanical Engineering

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6.8/10

The Role
8.0
Organisation
6.0

Socialising

6.0

The Role

Role Description

I would make the teas and coffees for the guys, I would get the parts nessesary for the day. I would tend to customers which the actual mechanics were busy and if there were ay problems with the customers I would try and sort them out.

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

It was absolutely fantastic, I learnt so many new things bout the actual mechanics of the great car engine

10/10

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

I was accepted into the team and enjoyed their company. However, I was not of their age as they were much older and more experienced than me, so unfortunately did not have a real connection

5/10

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

They hekped me verymuch with all of the things I did not know, he was very helpful and even gave me his noted for the exam that I am taking in september

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

On one hand their was lots to do but on the other, I was left on my own for a while sometimes as I could not always help the customers as I only just started and was ann intern. Hopefully this will be better if I get another job the same company

6/10

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

I was given some responsiblilty like to do the company filing which is an important task, however I could do everything because I was ot experienced enpugh and their computer systems were very complicated

7/10

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

They help me very much, I have an exam i september for mechanics and I am very ready for this as the placement gave me experience which I can apply to the exam

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The poeple were quite fun and the cuistomers were great except sometimesthe office was a bit dull

7/10

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

Excellent! Everyone knew me and knew why I was there, it jad obviously been previous mentioned and the poeple were always nice to me

8/10

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

It was more for my benfit, the company did not really do much, I had no lunch allowance and no further job offers were given, which is a shame

3/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
3/10

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

I feel I can go much further with Porshe and I am very pleased, even though I will have to apply normally I should have an edge because I have worked for them before

9/10

Social

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

some students my age were available and there were a few bars/ pubs which I went to with my fellow colleagues

7/10

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

Not expensive for socialising and drinks were cheap as many poeple always go to the pub

6/10

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

A few clubs and bars as previously said but sometimes a little boring

7/10

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

There were a few clubs such as tennis club which was fun however I feel there definately could have been mroe!

4/10