Work Placement / Internship

Energy Management - 13 Month Placement

July 2020

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We believe in creating an environment where our placement student 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.

Come join a creative team of Energy Managers dedicated to achieving the BMW Groups challenging environmental commitments. This role is for a 13 month Internship starting in July 2020. The Energy team are directly responsible for three of BMW’s manufacturing sites in the UK (Hams Hall, Oxford & Swindon), have a steering/governance role for the wider EMEA region and close links with Central colleagues in Munich. Within this role you will interact with all departments and have the opportunity to visit each of the sites within day to day activities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in facilities & energy management, working for the world’s leading premium automotive manufacturer.

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What awaits you?

  • Ability to challenge ideas with fresh thinking.
  • Identify innovations that will benefit the organisation.
  • Plan and implement projects.
  • Promote your team’s success stories to the wider business.
  • Communicate performance and results to the business.
  • Plan and implement energy initiatives for new construction, renovations, retrofits and behavioural changes that maximise energy conservation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • On track to achieve a 2:1 or above in a relevant Undergraduate degree.
  • Proactive with a ‘hands on’ approach and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Confidence & ability to put ideas forwards.
  • Good communication utilising a range of different media.
  • Drive to improve and open to new ideas.
  • Flexibility.
  • Time-Management.

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £17,500, 26 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme as well as a subsided on-site restaurant.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 37 hours a week, with a half-day on a Friday helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - Throughout your internship you will be supported by our experts and many fellow interns.

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?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below. Applications close on 29th 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: 190003FT
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 29th, 2019
  • £17,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Oxford
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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