Dmytro Chaplyk

Process Engineer, Cement LLC

Participant of the International Technical Programme CRH ITP Cement in 2019-2020 at the plant in Ożarów, Poland.

Dmytro describes himself as...
Benevolent, honest, responsible, creative, rational (prudent).

Books, music, football, travel.

Professional development means...
Performance is not fortuitous. It is always the result of a desire for excellence, clever planning and focussed efforts. It is systematic enhancement, improvement and expansion of knowledge, development of personal qualities necessary for acquiring new professional skills and abilities required to perform your duties throughout your working career.

The most important things in people are...
Openness, hard work, intelligence.

What motivates in other people
Openness, friendliness, willingness to share knowledge, support.

What stops graduates applying for the internship 
Optimal salary, a large distance from home.

Plans for the next year
Improve professional knowledge, managerial skills, English, get as much experience as possible, develop planning skills.

Inspiring quotation:

“Only by following our desires wherever they lead us do we become those who we must become.”

Thoughts upon learning about the internship 
This program is a good start in my specialisation, offering great opportunities for development.

The first thing that impressed during the internship 
Production volumes, a European level of management, a unique culture supported by all employees; the Company’s conscientious attitude to Health & Safety of its people, and the Company’s core values: integrity, honesty and respect for the law.

The Internship Programme in three adjectives and three nouns
Useful, interesting, progressive. Learning, motivation, diversity.

Difficulties during the Programme
A large amount of material that needs to be studied and understood, new challenges.

What helped cope with the difficulties
My colleagues, my dedication.

Advice to yourself during the internship
Don’t be afraid of challenges, be most active, absorb knowledge and experience like a sponge.

What you discovered about yourself during the internship
Responsibility, ingenuity.

What qualities appeared as a result of the Internship Programme 
I’ve become more determined, discovered leadership qualities, improved my ability to search for and solve problems and make decisions.

The secret of successful completion of the internship 
My friends who supported me, the experience that I gained.