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Mini Plant Oxford - Assembly Planning - 7 Month Placement (Jan 2022)

Oxford.

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At the BMW Group, we believe in creating an environment where you will learn by doing and where you are given
your own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one
and encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – giving you the opportunity to really show what you can do.
Our production network consists of MINI Plant Oxford, MINI Plant Swindon and BMW Plant Hams Hall.

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Plant Oxford is one of the most modern and technically advanced car plants in the world and is the heart of MINI – while Plant Swindon is where MINI panels are pressed. BMW Plant Hams Hall manufactures small fuel efficient, low emission engines for BMW and MINI vehicles.

To ensure that we are continually developing our workforce, we are looking for talented and motivated people who
will inspire and shape our future business. Each year we offer a number of student opportunities and are keen to hear
from you if you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and are on track for a 2:2 or above or currently studying for a Masters which allows a 6 month placement. 

Assembly Planning

We are currently recruiting a student to join our Assembly Planning department at the MINI Plant in Oxford. If you have an
inquisitive mind, a passion for processes and production, a thirst for knowledge about car assembly and if you would like
the opportunity to work in a highly complex production facility, then this could be the internship for you.

What will you be doing?

  • All aspects of assembly planning and special tool planning as well as assembly structure and equipment planning at MINI
    Plant Oxford.
  • You will be part of the team that works on new vehicle launches, supervises
    the vehicle series production and its optimisation, as well as running changes.
  • The Assembly Planning team sets-up the relevant processes, plan the necessary tooling and creates the required
    process documentation.
  • You will be working alongside our planners and assist them with the preparation, coordination and implementation of
    projects as well as support shutdown operations.
  • You will be responsible for the analysis and evaluation of important production and business data.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying towards a relevant Engineering degree (Technical, Mechanical or similar), on track to achieve a minimum 2:2 or
    equivalent or studying for a Masters which allows a placement. 
  • Good analytical skills, flexibility to work on various topics at one time and support operational implementations when
    required is necessary.
  • Some prior knowledge of planning/processes and industry experience would be advantageous; more important is
    the ability to learn quickly and to bring original ideas on process improvement opportunities to the team and into the
    business.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of all standard Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel
    and Powerpoint, some knowledge/exposure to SAP would also be beneficial.
  • Good English, Communication and interpersonal skills are also expected with an ability to summarise topics and present
    clearly

Why choose us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary, 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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Opportunity Overview

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

  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

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