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Physical Logistics - 13 Month Placement (July 2021)

Mini Plant Oxford

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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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Physical Logistics

Join the Physical Logistics Account and Contract Team starting in July 2021 based at MINI Plant Oxford. We are responsible for monitoring the performance of our external service providers and forecasting the associated cost.

The Physical Logistics function is responsible for internal & external service providers to ensure a seamless supply of parts to production areas at Plant Oxford. Parts are delivered through a variety of delivery concepts from multiple locations worldwide, unloading circa 7,000 pallets a day and picking over 183,000 parts, we must ensure pallets are efficiently unloaded, stored and parts delivered internally through stable processes.

The placement will give you an insight into physical logistics contract management & financial processes in a high volume automotive environment.

What will you be doing?

  • Gain in-depth understanding of logistics in an automotive environment.
  • Supplier communication & develop negotiation skills.
  • Develop & improve internal processes.
  • Monitor and report internal KPI’s.
  • Support internal financial reporting processes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Engineering degree (projected 2:1 or above)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Tools.
  • A keen interest in working in the automotive industry & logistics.
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to approach problems in an analytical innovative manner.
  • Capable of prioritising & organising tasks independently.
  • Able to work within a dynamic & high performing team.

Why choose us?

Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £18,500, 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 placement you will be supported by our experts and many fellow students and have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits.

What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.

The next stages of the recruiting process, could include; online testing, video interview and then a face to face, or telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.

Please note:

We operate rolling recruitment, this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.

To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK or European passport holder.

Closing date for applications: Monday 30th November 2020

Any further questions? Email us on hr.services.recruitment@bmwgroup.co.uk

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Opportunity Overview

  • November 30th, 2020
  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Oxford
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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