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Mini Plant Oxford - Purchasing - 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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The Purchasing Team is based at MINI Plant Oxford and is responsible for purchasing everything which is not a car component, so includes such things as manufacturing equipment and its spare parts, construction, and outsourced services. We are recruiting an Intern to join us for a period of 13 months commencing July 2022.

What awaits you?

  • Assist buyers with purchasing in various commodity fields, involving contact with external suppliers.
  • Carry out supporting activities for the department eg, data collection and analysis, presentation preparation, organising events and meetings.
  • Full involvement in departmental activities such as teambuilding and improvement measures.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate in any discipline, but ideally with a business focus and on course to achieve a 2:2 or above.
  • Experience of MS Suite, in particular Excel.
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility for tasks and projects.
  • Willingness to work flexibly.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • A European language to A level is an advantage, although 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 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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