Work Placement / Internship

Programme Planning, Production and Despatch Control - 6 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.

We are looking for an intern to join our Programme Planning, Production and Despatch Control team for 6 months commencing July 2020. Programme planning, Production and Despatch Control is responsible for the development of strategic and medium-term production plans to meet customer demand and ensure timely delivery of engines in sequence. Our department oversees the daily sequencing of production build and serves as a direct contact with customer vehicle plant to ensure engines are delivered just in time (JIT) and in sequence (JIS).

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What awaits you?

  • Providing support to programme planning in the development of programmes.
  • Steering of daily packaging flow between BMW and service provider.
  • Work on individual projects.
  • Generate detailed analysis and KPI’s.
  • Independently plan and steer the supply of service and all-time parts to the customer.
  • Support with the creation of the weekly operations targets for the service provider.
  • Create and improve processes and the underlying documentation.
  • Support in the daily creation of customer deliveries.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying towards a degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or a related subject and on track for a 2:1 or 1st class final result.
  • Prior experience in a related field and VBA-abilities beneficial.
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user (including Excel, PowerPoint etc.).
  • Fluent German (both spoken & written) is preferred.
  • Teamwork and communication skills.
  • Be able to undertake a large amount of self-directed work with strong organisational skills.
  • Able to work under pressure with an eye for detail.

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?

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

  • A finished engine leaves the production line every minute including engines for the MINI Cooper S E All4.
  • Over 1.5 million components were machined at the plant in 2018.
  • 100% of all materials used at the plant and within the production process are recycled.
  • 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: 1900038J
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 29th, 2019
  • £17,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 6 months
  • Hams Hall (Birmingham)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Process

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