Marine Business Placement Student at Cummins

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Darlington North East
Review Date
Salary
£12,000 - £13,999
Roles
Manufacturing

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6.1/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
5.8

Socialising

4.8

The Role

Role Description

Daily Meeting on WIP
Generating Report
Setting up communication and manufacturing process flow
Improvement project works

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

Totally new experience of working, new responsibilities and learning opportunities discovered

7/10

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

Very cheerful and supportive team

7/10

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

Got a subtle introduction to six sigma and project management tools

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Unexpected jobs always crop up or problem need solving

3/10

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

Worked on real cost saving and online projects

8/10

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

Insight of business, discipline and teamwork

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Funny at times but very stressful at others

8/10

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

Constantly chasing a good project to do, too much routine and problems to attend to.

3/10

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

Good tarining in professional skills

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

Economic crisis, some redundancies

4/10

Social

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

Good community life

6/10

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

Was decent

5/10

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

Old Fashioned

1/10

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

Community Activities

7/10

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