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MINI Plant Oxford - Paint application - 13 Month Placement (July 2022)


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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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Paint Application Department

  • Overall responsibility for applying the protective and cosmetic layers to the car body this includes the UV protection layer. Also responsible for applying the clearcoat protective layer to protect the coatings.
  • Responsibility for automated equipment to achieve the process
  • Responsibility for quality management of the process.
  • Application of bespoke contrast roof variants

What will you be doing?

  • Support the continued role out of data analytic systems within the department and develop system processes to allow ease of use.
  • Based on recent process changes conduct and verify quality improvement experiments to validate “optimum” batch and colour size requirements.
  • Support with new model integration activities
  • Digitalisation overview of all application KPI's
  • Bespoke reporting from Data Analytic systems

Qualifications and Experience

  • Undertaking a Bachelor’s Engineering/Computer Science or Business Degree and is progressing towards a minimum 2:2
  • Must be a competent IT user.
  • Good communicator
  • Self-driven as some tasks will require them to drive themselves.
  • Has personal interest in engineering
  • Confident and self assured
  • Creative
  • Can thrive in a fast paced day to day environment

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: 210002EL
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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Automotive
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Software
  • Systems

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