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BMW Plant Hams Hall, Birmingham - Programme Planning - 13 Month Placement (July 2022)

Hams Hall, Birmingham.

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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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Programme Planning Placement

Programme planning, production and despatch control is responsible for the development of strategic and medium-term production plans to meet customer demand and ensure timely delivery of engines in sequence. The department oversees the daily sequencing of production build and serves as a direct contact with customer vehicle plant globally to ensure engines are delivered just in time (JIT) and just in sequence (JIS). We are seeking a motivated and committed student to join our team for 13 months, commencing July 2022.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing support to Programme Planning in the development of programmes.
  • Generating detailed analysis and KPIs.
  • Daily communication with global partners. 
  • Independently planning and steering the supply of service and all-time parts to the customer.
  • Creating weekly operations targets for the service provider.
  • Supporting the daily creation of customer deliveries.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying towards a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Logistics or a similar field and on track to achieve a 2:2 or above.
    Experienced Microsoft Office user, especially with Excel.
  • Excellent teamwork, organisation and communication skills.
  • VBA or PowerBI abilities would be useful, but not essential. 
  • Able to work under pressure with an eye for detail.
  • Able to work independently and manage responsibilities.
  • German language skills would be advantageous, but not essential. 

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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Opportunity Overview

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  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 13 Months
  • Hams Hall, Birmingham
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  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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