Martynas joined Nugent during his gap year while deciding on his career path. This gave him the opportunity to gain insight into this type of work and to see what suited his skillset and which areas he could develop. Find out more below about his time at Nugent.
Tell us about a typical week in your role
I started out in Nugent as a fitter within trailer assembly during my gap year and now have progressed to helping in the Accounts department. Nugent has been more than accommodating to helping me develop my skills within different areas. Deciding to take a gap year out and work at Nugent has really helped me in which steps to take in my career path.
I would describe my typical workday at Nugent as somewhat challenging. You work hard but it is an enjoyable experience. However, when I know that I have completed my duties to the best of my ability it makes me feel satisfied, which is rewarding. That is why I really enjoy my time here at Nugent.
What do you like most about your role?
The thing I like most about my job are the people that work here. It does not matter if you are working on the shop floor or in the office, as everyone is supportive and friendly. One thing I value most is teamwork, it is very motivating to work alongside and collaborate with people who have the same goal in mind.
Do you have any advice you could give to someone considering this role as a career?
To anyone considering this as a career, one piece of advice I would give is to be prepared. It is fast paced and demanding some days. For example, keeping up with end of the month deadlines and writing up reports will be challenging, however by showing initiative and staying determined it feels rewarding at the end of it all.
How did your gap year help you choose Nugent?
My gap year helped me to choose Nugent as an employer because I feel valued and appreciated for the work that I do here. In my opinion, Nugent has the best working conditions for their employees out of any other company I have worked for. Nugent offers their employees numerous modern facilities so their time here can be enjoyable.