Graduate Opportunity

Energy Management Graduate

Sep 2020

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Everything starts with passion at the BMW Group. It turns a profession into a vocation. It drives us to keep reinventing mobility and to bring innovative ideas onto the roads. Enthusiasm for joint projects turns a team into a strong unit where every opinion is valued. It is only when expertise, highly professional processes and enjoyment of work are united that we can shape the future together. Whatever your heart’s desire – in the BMW Group, you will find a wide range of departments and disciplines across the world where you can share your professional passion with us.

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The department maintains all the non-production infrastructure, such as roads, buildings and utility supply networks on plant. The role will focus on providing innovative solutions to FM issues. You will have the opportunity work across a number of the BMW sites in the UK including Rolls Royce motor cars and across Europe.

This role is based around managing the demands and requirements from departments internally ensuring that the facility is first class and fully operational to support production. You will be responsible for ensuring requests are actioned, monitored and progress reported as well as the monitoring of key KPI’s from the FM provider. The main function will be based around reactive work but a large proportion will be proactive project style work overseeing facility change requests requested by departments. This will include overseeing the design, planning, and construction stages as well as achieving energy targets.

Daily working activities can be very broad from environmental, civil to electrical biased as FM & energy see challenges in all areas so the successful person can focus our their strengths within engineering.

What awaits you?

  • Prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors
  • Supplier Steering
  • Analysis of the issues that arise across the plant and provide innovative solutions
  • Project manage, supervise and coordinate the work of contractors
  • Investigate the availability and suitability of options for new premises
  • Plan for future developments
  • Manage and lead facility change requests to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  • Plan best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organising of current premises
  • Check that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies
  • Use performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Working towards a 2:1 in Engineering degree
  • Knowledge of Technical and Environmental Legislation
  • Knowledge and experience production process of the Business partners process
  • Competence in evaluation of facility services and processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively across both verbal and written
  • Proactive with a ‘hands on’ approach and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Innovate approach to problem solving and the confidence & ability to put ideas forwards
  • Lean 6 Sigma and Prince 2 knowledge a benefit
  • CAD package knowledge and experience preferable (Auto Cad, Solid works, Revit etc.)

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £31,000, 26 days holiday and a pension scheme (pro rata to your contract) as well as a subsided on-site gym and restaurant.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – contracted working hours are 37 hours a week, with a half-day on a Friday. Weekly social events also help you to develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - The opportunity to have access to drive new vehicles at weekends through our test car scheme.

Did you know?

MINI Plant Oxford is the heart of the MINI Manufacturing network and a state of the art automotive production technology centre. We’re proud of our achievements, some of which include:

  • Building over 1000 cars per day, including the MINI Electric.
  • Over 11,500 solar panels spread across an area of 20,000 square meters to supply the facility with renewable energy.
  • The opportunity to get involved with our continued support of our house charity, with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.

What do you need to do now?

Applications close on 17th November 2019.

The next stages of the recruiting process, could include; online testing, video interview and then a face to face, or telephone interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 190003HS
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 17th, 2019
  • £31,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Oxford
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Process
  • Software
  • Systems

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