The Engine Manufacturing Centre Education Business Partnership Centre has celebrated International Women’s Day with its own Women in Engineering event.
Female students from Walsall Academy fought the beast from the East to join us for an inspirational day, with our event challenging perceptions of the role of women in engineering and encouraged the young women to consider engineering and manufacturing professions.
Students spent time with launch engineer Sarah Guest and principal engineer Emma Steel to explore different careers paths and learn more about the fantastic benefits of a career in engineering.
Also this month, the EBPC hosted students from Loughborough, Birmingham City and Aston Universities, who had the chance to learn about engine manufacturing from machining and testing to final assembly.
MSc Mechanical Engineering, MBA and MSc Manufacturing students had the chance to see the state-of-the-art facility and speak to graduates Goodness Wonder and Qin Xian Lee who supported these events.
The events provided the students with the opportunity to observe the company’s approach to lean manufacturing, process technologies, supply chain management and quality control.
One Course Leader commented, that the graduates were extremely knowledgeable and did an excellent job of answering the many questions of the students. The students thoroughly enjoyed their visits and we are already discussing next year’s events with the Universities.
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