Manucafturing Engineer at Cummins

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

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7.4/10

The Role
7.0
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

7.8

The Role

Role Description

Provide assistance to various members of Production Engineering Department.
AutoCAD drawings

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

Very friendly and helpful environment

8/10

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

It depends on each colleague individually. Over-all I would say I have made some really good friends with whom I will stay in contanct after I have finished my placement.

8/10

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

Whenever I would have a question it would be answered by one or another stuff member.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Due to recession and big decrease in orders, I did not have much to do.

2/10

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

As a placement student could not be running the show but sill had some projects with a high responsibility levels.

7/10

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

Learned how to use new, before unknown to my, software programs, like AutoCAD, CAPP, MiniTAB

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Cannot say anything bad about the atmosphere in my office.

9/10

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

Not bad, but could have been better, if more would be given.

7/10

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

Not much, but in the same time I took part in some training, software licenses were bought for my use.

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
  • Above 25 days holiday
7/10

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

Don't mind coming back after I graduate to gain some more experience.

8/10

Social

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

A few meeting and nights out were organised by and for placement students

6/10

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

Stayed in Bradford and Braford is very cheap/

9/10

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

For a town like Huddersfield, nightlife offers a big choice of places to go.

9/10

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

We organised a few football sesions, as well as, bowling and some other.

7/10

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