Work Placement / Internship

Launch and Change Control - 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.

We are currently seeking an intern to work in our Launch and Change Control department to assist with the Management of Special Engines at BMW Plant Hams Hall commencing July 2020 for a period of 13 months.

Special Engines are Engines built to support car builds in advance of the start of mass production. As the intern you will experience a comprehensive view of all processes required to manufacture an Engine in a modern mass production environment (including Logistics, Quality and Production as well as Project Management and Finance), and understand the mechanics of a high technology Engine by participating in a strip and rebuild exercise.

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What awaits you?

  • Co-ordination, tracking and reporting for Special Engine Builds, including recording of special parts used, and results of quality tests.
  • Generating reports and monitoring Bill of Material status for special engines.
  • Ensuring Special Engines are built to the correct customer specification and delivered to the customer on time.
  • Supporting the Launch Specialists with preparations for weekly launch meetings and Project Management reviews.
  • Monitoring the first build of new Engine Part Numbers in the line & producing the necessary documentation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • You should be studying towards an Engineering related Degree and on course to achieve a 2:1 or above.
  • Fluency in German language would be an advantage.
  • A strong communicator.
  • Good attention to 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: 1900030S
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Opportunity Overview

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

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

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