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MINI Plant Oxford - Quality Management - 13 Months Placement (July 2022)


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We believe in creating an environment where our students 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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Quality Management

The role is part of the Quality Management team of Plant Oxford. This includes supporting the plant’s process for quality steering within the vehicle improvement projects; data analysis and problem reporting for customer complaints; and enhancement of the quality management system (QMS). As such the role offers a wide range of insights to the plant processes, the plant quality network and the quality measures as well as future projects and product updates.

The role will constantly evolve depending upon the business needs. It will involve a wide range of skills ranging from data processing, compiling reports, developing technical reporting systems and interacting with, and influencing people, from other departments.

What will you be doing?

  • Data tracking, analysis and participation in regular quality meetings.
  • Supporting project quality status preparation.
  • Developing and aligning project status reports.
  • Support calibration activities including maintaining certificate requirements.
  • Monitor warranty data, identifying rising trends and problem areas.
  • Compile and issue monthly data reports.
  • Validate solutions of topics, including process checks and audits.
  • Carry out vehicle checks and hand over faults to proposed owners.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Currently studying an Engineering undergraduate degree, e.g. Mechanical Engineering, and on track for a 2:2 or above.
  • Evidence of working with people and with responsibility for clearly identified deliverables.
  • Good technical knowledge of automotive vehicles.
  • Creative and able to follow a logical and systematic approach.
  • Very good IT skills (including Microsoft Office and ideally VBA) with the ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • An aptitude for using and developing IT tools.
  • Interest in Quality Management.
  • Valid UK driving license.

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.

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Job ID Number: 210001YM
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Opportunity Overview

  • October 31st, 2021
  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 13 Months
  • Oxford
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy
  • Naval Architecture
  • Nuclear
  • Petroleum
  • Product Design
  • Robotics

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