Work Placement / Internship

Launch Co-Ordination - 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.

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The Launch Coordination department is responsible for the coordination and steering of new product/derivative launches in plant Oxford.

The department is divided into five key areas.

  • Project steering – Administration and project management of new vehicle launches into Oxford.
  • Launch Steering – Validation planning of new content.
  • IPT (Integration Parts Process) – Management and steering of new components.
  • SIT (Systems Integrations Team) - Management and steering of new electronically diagnosable components.
  • Technology Steering – Management of the budget and head count.

What awaits you?

  • Supporting the organisation and running of key meetings within the project management structure on a weekly basis
  • Shadowing and supporting the departmental functions – Project Management, Launch Steering, Parts integration, Software Integration and Technology Steering.
  • Supporting the processing of new change content from the central BMW technologies (incl. Networking with German colleagues) and Supporting the activities of launch steering with regard to TUV audits.
  • Administrative support of the Integrated parts process (IPT) linking key information between systems.
  • Involvement on the management of the Departmental vehicle fleet including maintenance activities.
  • Administrative support of the technology steering role (Budget, finance and target management)
  • Maintaining a flexible work methodology to allow additional tasks to be undertaken on demand and Leading departmental housekeeping activities (5S process).

Qualifications and Experience

  • Good communication (e.g. written and oral communication)
  • Responsibility (e.g. reliable, conscientious, self-disciplined)
  • Team work (cooperative, supportive, engaged)
  • Self-motivated (able to progress without close supervision)

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £17,500, 26 days holiday and a pension scheme (pro rata to your contract) as well as a subsided on-site gym and restaurant.
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – contracted working hours are 37 hours a week, with a half-day on a Friday. Weekly social events also help you to develop a fulfilling work-life balance.
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - The opportunity to have access to drive new vehicles at weekends through our test car scheme. 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: 19000315
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