Work Placement / Internship

Container Planning - 6 Months Placement

Oxford

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Share your passion for getting hands-on with us.

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.

Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, hundreds of MINIs leave the plant’s assembly lines each day, off to meet new owners in more than 110 countries around the world. Since production of the new MINI started in 2001, almost 3 million cars have been made at Plant Oxford.

Three UK plants have had a part to play in MINI production – Plant Hams Hall makes engines, Plant Swindon produces body pressings and sub-assemblies for MINI, and all this comes together at Plant Oxford with body shell production, paint and final assembly.

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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Container Planning

We are currently seeking an intern to undertake a role within our Logistics Planning Department - Container Planning.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the introduction of new models with regard to container planning
  • Project Managing the design, development and manufacture of specialised logistical transport containers for production components
  • Interfacing with all aspects of the business to communicate and agree container premises
  • Maintenance of data in dedicated logistics planning and operational systems
  • Support / lead optimisation projects in container planning

Qualifications and experience

  • Ideally, you will be studying towards an engineering degree with a focus on logistics. A strong interest in motor vehicles is mandatory.
  • Good knowledge of all standard Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel and basic SAP knowledge.
  • Experience in introducing innovative concepts
  • Good English and communication skills

Benefits

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.

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Job ID Number: 180003EK
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Opportunity Overview

  • March 17th, 2019
  • £17,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 6 months
  • Oxford
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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