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Mini Plant Oxford - Physical Logistics Project Management - 13 Month Placement (July 2022)


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Physical Logistics Placement

The Physical Logistics team are responsible for all product movement and storage processes on site. Working with our Logistics Service Partners, we ensure stock is transported safely and stored in the provided locations before being supplied onwards. The team use a number of IT systems to control parts, providing transparency on each movement, condition and location. It’s the teams’ responsibility to develop, control and continuously improve processes.

BMW Placements

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What will you be doing?

  • Gain in-depth understanding of logistics in an automotive environment.
  • Lead and take part of multiple small & large scale projects with other logistics functions, our service provider, & colleagues from other BMW Group Plants.
  • Supplier communication & develop negotiation skills.
  • Develop & improve internal processes.
  • Monitor and report internal KPI’s.
  • Liaise between IT and Logistics to improve logistical processes via new systems and analytical software.
  • Optimise warehouse operations and logistical processes using data. 
  • Analysing raw data using various software packages.
  • Working with a diverse team to problem-solve operational topics to ensure continuous production.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Business or Engineering Graduate (projected 2:2 or above)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Tools.
  • A keen interest in working in the automotive industry & logistics.
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to approach problems in an analytical innovative manner.
  • Capable of prioritising & organising tasks independently.
  • Able to work within a dynamic & high performing team.

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: 210001I6
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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...

  • Analytics
  • Automotive
  • Data Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Statistics

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