Mechanical Engineering Placement Student at Lubrizol

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Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Derby East Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Engineering

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8.5/10

The Role
9.2
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

8.2

The Role

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

I had a really enjoyable time at Lubrizol, both from a work and social perspective.

9/10

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

I developed a very good working relationship with all my colleague and they made me feel that my contributions were genuinely valued and appreciated.

10/10

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

My line manager was very supportive and tried his best to support me despite his hectic schedule.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

The placement was a great learning experience in time management! I certainly was never struggling to find work.

8/10

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

I was allowed to run some very expensive machinery myself!!

9/10

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

The placement encompasses a very wide array of engineering disciplines which I feel stands me in very good stead for my final year at university and the start of an engineering career.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Fun NEVER STOPPED!

10/10

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

I was juggling a few jobs at once and it was initially difficult to know which ones to priorities. I helped to create and implement a new job and resource planner tool which aided the prioritization process.

7/10

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

Learnt how to use solidworks/ solidcam extensively

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Financial Bonus
8/10

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

7/10

Social

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

9/10

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

Rental is cheap in Derby/ Belper

7/10

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

7/10

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

Sports and social club very active with climbing, go karting that i participated in. I also frequently went out with colleague on the road bike around the derbyshire hills!

10/10

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