We believe in creating an environment where our placement student really can learn and develop during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. You will become an integral part of the team from day one and be encouraged to bring your own ideas to the table – having the opportunity to really showcase what you can do.
BMW Group Plant Hams Hall is a modern, state-of-the-art engine manufacturing facility, located just outside Birmingham, UK. Producing the latest generation of three and four cylinder petrol engines, and precision machining key engine components, the plant has recently celebrated 20 years of successful production. Operating seven days a week, with more than one engine rolling off the line per minute, the plant plays a key role in BMW Group’s global production network, supplying engines for BMW and MINI, including some of the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles.
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Project and Energy Management Placement
Our Facility Management and Energy team are looking for a driven and motivated student to join our team for a 13 month placement opportunity, commencing July 2022. The department maintains all the non-production infrastructure, such as roads, buildings and utility supply networks on plant.
What will you be doing?
Prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors.
Supplier Steering and responding appropriately to reactive repairs as they arise.
Project manage, supervise and coordinate the work of contractors.
Manage and lead facility change requests to ensure minimum disruption to core activities.
Plan for future developments including best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organising of current premises.
Check that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies.
Use performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement.
Qualifications and Experience
Studying towards a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil etc.),Construction, Business or other relevant field and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above. Work experience can be particularly useful in areas such as: administration, building, business, construction, and engineering.
Confident decision making.
Time management and project management skills.
Teamwork skills and the ability to lead and motivate others.
IT skills are important, in particular Microsoft Excel.
A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work with an ability to prioritise workload.
A full driving license may be required, if travelling between sites.
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 39 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, including access to our Advantages scheme which gives you a range of offers and discounts, an on-site gym and a subsidised on-site restaurant.
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