Work Placement / Internship

Purchasing Intern - 13 Month Placement

July 2020

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Description

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.

The Purchasing Team is based at MINI Plant Oxford and is responsible for purchasing everything which is not a car component, so includes such things as manufacturing equipment and its spare parts, construction, and outsourced services. We are recruiting an Intern to join us for a period of 13 months commencing July 2020.

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What awaits you?

  • Assist buyers with purchasing in various commodity fields, involving contact with external suppliers.
  • Carry out supporting activities for the department eg, data collection and analysis, presentation preparation, organising events and meetings.
  • Full involvement in departmental activities such as teambuilding and improvement measures.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate in any STEM discipline, but ideally with a business focus and on course to achieve a 2:1 or above.
  • Experience of MS Suite, in particular Excel.
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility for tasks and projects.
  • Willingness to work flexibly.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.

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.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: 1900031X
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