Work Placement / Internship

Facilities Building Management & Energy - 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.

Our Facility Management and Energy team are looking for an intern to join our team for 13 months, starting July 2020. The department maintains all the non-production infrastructure, such as roads, buildings and utility supply networks on plant.

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What awaits you?

  • Prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors
  • Supplier Steering and responding appropriately to reactive repairs as they arise.
  • Project manage, supervise and coordinate the work of contractors
  • Manage and lead facility change requests to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  • Plan for future developments including 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

  • Studying towards an engineering, construction or business related degree and on course to achieve a 2:1 or above. Work experience can be particularly useful in areas such as:  building, construction, and engineering.
  • Confident decision making.
  • Time management and project management skills
  • Teamwork skills and the ability to lead and motivate others
  • IT skills preferred, particularly with experience of the MS Suite.
  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work with an ability to prioritise workload.
  • A full driving license may be required, if travelling between sites.

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 39 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 Swindon is an integral part of The BMW Group’s production triangle. We’re proud of our achievements, some of which include:

  • Our production of 280 different types of pressed parts for the MINI body shell using 14 fully automated press lines.
  • Our zero waste to landfill philosophy; none of the materials we use are sent to landfill.
  • The opportunity to get involved with our continued to support to 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: 190003FP
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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Automotive
  • Building Services
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

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