Bay 9 Operations Placement Student at Cummins

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Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
Huddersfield Yorkshire and Humberside
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Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Engineering

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8.0/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
6.8

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

Helping provide support to the Bay 9 Operations and Line support engineers. Creating the BPMX system for the plant and creation of the kanban colour scheme for the plant.

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

I have really enjoyed my placement at cummins, the work that i have been involved in has taught me alot about production.

9/10

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

Everyone in the company have very supportive during my placement.

8/10

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

My managers and senior operations engineers have helped me with any problems i have had during this time.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had an even workload that kept me busy everyday, without being too much to cope with.

8/10

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

I was able to help run two of the assembly line as a support engineer, and also became involved in 2 6 sigma projects.

10/10

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

All of the skills i have developed during this placement will help during my studies and beyond. They have trained me to use different pieces of equipment and software that are often used in industrial environment.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Everyone in my office created a fun and friendly atmosphere that allowed me to become a good member of the team.

7/10

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

The university placement office had a few problems with keeping in contact with me during this time but the company helped keep me informed during this time.

4/10

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

They allowed me to join in on many training sessions and any equipment i designed was created quickly without any problems.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Above 25 days holiday
7/10

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

I am currently discussing a possible job either next year or after my course.

9/10

Social

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

There were many social nights arranged by the graduates in the company, also many nights out for colleagues celebrations.

10/10

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

It has been a quite cheap for nights out, but the cost of living was a bit high for what i gained from living in that area.

7/10

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

The nightlife was good, it was a bit inconsistant when the university students had left during the holidays, but still enjoyable.

7/10

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

There were many opportunities for additional activities arranged by the company, from helping school children to trips around the country.

10/10

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