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Material Planning Delivery Assurance - 13 Months Placement (July 2021)

BMW (UK) Manufacturing Ltd.

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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.

Logistics - Material Planning, Delivery Assurance

The role will be working within the LQS department with the opportunity to obtain full process knowledge of supply chain and qualification processes. The department is responsible for the supply of all production related material into the assembly hall to build a quality vehicle from approximately 350 suppliers’ worldwide. A long side this, we are also responsible for the supply of consumable & maintenance items across the plant, Steering of inbound transport & Delivery assurance.

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What will you be doing?

  • Supplier communication & develop negotiation skills.   
  • Develop KPI’s to support the progression of the subjects assigned.   
  • Along side this we are also responsible for the supply of consumable & maintenance items across the plant.   
  • Build an understanding of all logistics departments at plant Oxford.   
  • Understand vehicle flow and customer order process.   
  • Gain understanding and business experience.   
  • Work in and with established teams to achieve business and personal goals.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Business or Engineering degree (projected 2:1 or above)
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and idea.

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?

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.


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Job ID Number: 2000022I
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Opportunity Overview

  • February 21st, 2021
  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Oxford
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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