Work Placement / Internship

Information Technology (July 2019) 13 Month Placement

BMW Hams Hall Motoren GmbH

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We believe in creating an environment where our interns really can learn by doing during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one, encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – and give you the opportunity to really show what you can do.

The Hams Hall plant, located just outside Birmingham, in the UK, produces the latest generation of three and four cylinder petrol engines. Production also includes the machining of key engine components. Producing seven days a week, a finished engine leaves the production line every minute, and more than 1.4 million components are machined at the plant each year.

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.

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Information Technology

The BMW Group is recruiting an intern to join the IT Services Management team based at Plant Hams Hall. The 13 month Internship will start July 2019.

The IT Service department team supports the production operations with a suite of applications. E.G SAP ERP, SAP SCM, Warehouse Controls systems. The responsibility is to maintain these applications and enhance them in line with customer requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

Working as part of a small Dev Op’s team daily activities will include User administration within the SAP landscape in Hams Hall. These activities support security within the application ensuring sign off of roles, accounts and authorizations to specified individuals. Supporting the theme of Security you will use tools to analyze and remove authorization objects not meeting the correct criteria. Using Microsoft tools - Excel, Word and PowerPoint to present findings you will liaise with other departments/locations.

The team are constantly trying to improve processes, and work closely with both the Business and other IT departments to remove waste and improve efficiency, with the development and operation of applications and processes to meet customer need. As part of the team you will be involved in Investigations into customer requirements and potential for piloting applications and processes, this may involve working in small teams or working as an individual on specific activities

You will be involved in Day-to-Day activities around IT Service Management and will be responsible for coordinating and managing change within the SAP landscape through the use of ITSM tools around Incident Change/problem management activities. There will be opportunities within the placement for working independently as well working collaboratively with smaller and larger teams both in Hams Hall and potentially other UK locations.


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.

Qualifications and experience

  • Studying towards an Undergraduate Degree in an IT related subject and be on track to achieving a 2:1 standard or higher - Engineering students with considerable computing content will also be considered.
  • Have a basic understanding of ERP & Manufacturing systems, IT Security, Problem, Incident and Change Management Processes.
  • Be able to demonstrate good Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • An understanding of SharePoint Application would also be of benefit.
  • A knowledge of ITIL would be of benefit to support ITSM processes.
  • A knowledge of both Traditional Waterfall and Agile Project management methodology would also be of benefit.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 180003FZ
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 17th, 2019
  • £17,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Birmingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems

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