IT Service Delivery (Sept 2018) - 6 Month Internship

BMW (UK) Manufacturing


At the BMW Group, we believe in creating an environment where you will learn by doing and where you are given your own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one and encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

Our production network consists of MINI Plant Oxford, MINI Plant Swindon and BMW Plant Hams Hall. Plant Oxford is one of the most modern and technically advanced car plants in the world and is the heart of MINI – while Plant Swindon is where MINI panels are pressed. BMW Plant Hams Hall manufactures small fuel efficient, low emission engines for BMW and MINI vehicles.

To ensure that we are continually developing our workforce, we are looking for talented and motivated people who will inspire and shape our future business. Each year we offer a number of internship opportunities and are keen to hear from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and are on track for a 2:1 or 1st class final result.

Working on the technology of the future

An ever-faster evolving digital world is a challenge that the BMW Group is excited about. Today’s car is no longer just a means of transport; it is becoming increasingly digital, networked and autonomous. On the one hand driver assistance systems, communication and information

IT Services

The BMW Group is recruiting an intern to support IT Services based at MINI Plant Oxford - the birthplace of MINI production and one of the most modern and technically advanced car plants in the world. The Internship is for 6 months commencing in September 2018.

Key Accountabilities:

As a member of the team you will provide IT Project Support where you will focus on planning and support for Proof of Concept, Pilots and Projects related to innovation such as Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things.

Your day to day activities will include meeting and discussing requirements with business key users and project colleagues. You will carry out research of innovation topics and utilize this knowledge to bring new ideas and contribute to existing ideas. You will develop test plans and provide support/perform software testing. You will configure and test new hardware/software as part of the evaluation of suitability for an innovation project. You will act as liaison between software developers and key business users and will arrange workshops, meetings and write documentation and training materials. You will get the opportunity to work as part of a Scrum team within the BMW IT agile framework.

You will also support the development of an IT employee training programme known as IT Lab by developing / managing the SharePoint site and preparing promotional material.

Application Process

The application process is as follows:

  • Stage 1 - Online application form*
  • Stage 2 - Online ability tests (To be completed within 5 days of receipt)
  • Stage 3 - Telephone interview with the recruitment team
  • Stage 4 - Face to face interview with the hiring manager

*If you do not complete the free text questions your application will not be reviewed.

Please be aware that we complete rolling recruitment. As such, those candidates that have made an early application and have successfully moved through the recruitment process will be invited to the first face to face interviews.

Additional Information

For any further enquiries please contact the Central Recruitment Team at

Please note that our Undergraduate Placement opportunities are only open to students who will be returning to their final year of study following their placement with us.

Share your passion with us and start your journey today! We look forward to receiving your application.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying to achieve a minimum 2:1 or equivalent in an IT related Undergraduate Degree ideally with specialism in Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of IT skill and interest.
  • Have Good MS Office skills especially Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Knowledge of Agile methods especially SCRUM would be advantageous.
  • Previous exposure to a Manufacturing environment would be helpful.
  • Ideally have a valid UK Driving Licence and German language skills but this is not essential.


We offer a competitive salary of £17,500 per annum and a range of benefits including a pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and a subsidised on-site restaurant. As an intern you will also have the opportunity to take part in the testing of new vehicles through one of our car schemes. Throughout your internship you will be supported by our experts in your chosen field, as well as being surrounded by many fellow interns. 


Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Ongoing
  • Salary: £17,500
  • Accepting: 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Opportunity: Work Placement / Internship
  • Placement Duration: 6 months
  • Location: Oxford

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems
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Job ID Number: 17000308

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